Tag Archives: Twitter

#1ReasonWhy: Female Game Devs Speak About Marginalization in the Industry

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

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What is the social class of an adventurer?

A while back, Mattie Brice tweeted a very interesting observation about her play style. She said, “For some reason, I really dislike using items. I usually just sell them.” Adam Flynn then responded with a link to this article, asking “I … Continue reading

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MOM is Watching: A new kind of dystopia

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

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Tell The Oatmeal What It’s Really Like to Game as a Woman

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

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Women in Games to Follow on Twitter

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

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The great Border House Twitter thread!

In the interest of finding more likeminded people to follow on Twitter, we need a list of all the authors and commenters who are on Twitter!  Leave a comment on this post with your username on Twitter so you can … Continue reading

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Follow us on LiveJournal!

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

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Follow us on Twitter!

For those of you who no longer use RSS feeds and rely on the real-time nature of Twitter, you’re in luck!  We have a Twitter account that lets you receive updates when new posts are made on The Border House.  … Continue reading

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