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I saw this today on The Feminine Miss Geek and couldn’t help but repost it for everyone. I love to see incredibly good video game related costumes from a wider array of body types. Fantastic Heavy costume! (Edit: I … Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Clementine: Clementine is a 19 year old woman of color who is currently studying Geography at Dartmouth College. She is particularly interested in critical geography, discourse, and feminism and loves to apply these … Continue reading
Note: Spoilers for the Half-Life series. A while ago I started a series examining the various premises surrounding Half-Life 2. When I sat down and reflected (and wrote in my own blog, which will be where the following links redirect), … Continue reading
Portal 2 is not a perfect game from a diversity and inclusiveness standpoint. There are definitely a few moments where it gets things wrong, but there are also a lot of things that it gets right. Most notably (and like … Continue reading