Please welcome Jen Doering as the latest member of the Geek Girls Rule! family!! http://www.wow.com/2010/01/22/drama-mamas-we-hate-hate/ If you’ve been playing an MMO in the last five or six years or so, you’ve been conscious that some of the language involved can get a bit…salty. Sometimes the only thing you can say in response to a particularly… Read More The Power of Words
I’ve been blogging over at the California Chapter of NOW’s blog for a while, which explains some of the slowdown over here. And today I did something for them that is equally germane to this blog, but I’m not going to repost it in its entirety, so go there and read it. Essentially, enough… Read More Geek Girls Rule – Flash Update
Occasionally, not often, but occasionally, I get trolls here. When I do, on those rare occasions, unless they’ve said something actionable in a court of law, I leave them up. I mean, I can’t possibly make them look any dumber than they have themselves. And really, I’m hoping to inspire them to great heights (or… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #104 – Trolly Trolly Troll Troll.
Oh for the love of little green apples… I first heard about this from Hoyden about Town. Essentially, villian Chameleon impersonates Peter Parker and sleeps with Peter’s room-mate. When people start to point out to the writer that this constitutes rape, his response is: “My understanding of the definition of rape is that it requires… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #102 – Really, Marvel?
From Kotaku: “We understand there’s a lot of debate right now around our “Sin to Win” promotion at Comic-Con and wanted to clarify a few things. We created this promotion as part of our marketing efforts around the circle of Lust (one of the nine sins/circles of Hell). Each month we will be focusing on… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #93.5 – EA Apologizes, sort of…
You have got to be kidding me. THIS is repulsive on so many levels… I keep saying I’m not going to swear so much in this column, because people keep telling me their kids read it, but son-of-a-bitch!!!!! So, EA Games has decided to run a contest at SDCC. The rules are “1. Commit act… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #93 – What the HELL, EA Games?
Every so often someone “calls me out” because they perceive a hypocrisy between my insistence that girls should be made welcome in gaming, and the fact that I run a single gender “Girl Game.” Ok, guys, seriously, nowhere have I EVER told you that you couldn’t have all-guy games (or if I have I mis-spoke… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #92 – Single Gender and Multi-Gender Gaming Groups