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Yesterday, a Twitter user asking that tired question of “why aren’t there more female game creators?” launched the hashtag #1ReasonWhy, which quickly grew as women and men in the game industry shared stories of sexism and marginalization–reasons there aren’t more … Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Jillian Scharr: Jillian Scharr is a recent graduate of Vassar College and a lifelong daydreamer. She floats between jobs and cafes in the greater NYC area, writing about videogames and computers and fictional … Continue reading
Edit: Since this post was made, creator of The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman, made a much better apology post and actually donated to the Women Against Abuse organization. It pains me to make this post, because I’ve been reading The … Continue reading
There are so many amazing women doing great things in the video game industry, and we’re not quiet about it! Here is a roundup of just a FEW of the awesome women game developers that you should be following on … Continue reading
I just wanted to make sure all your LJ’ers out there know that we have an LJ feed syndication set up here. This will allow you to follow our blog on LiveJournal instead of bookmarking it or using standard RSS! … Continue reading