Archive for August, 2005
August 31st, 2005

When I was little, my biggest fantasy was to be invisible. I’m not sure what was supposed to be so sexy about it, but at the time it sounded like a blast. Now, at the ripe old age of twenty-something, I seem to have gotten over my invisibility fetish. Still, there’s something intriguing, exciting even, […]

August 29th, 2005

I’ve been working for a while on a piece for Killer Betties about lesbian video gamers, and one of the interesting questions that’s come up is how they balance normal girl gamer concerns, such as wanting less sexist/sexy female representation in games and at conventions, and their own attraction to this sort of depiction. Thinking […]

August 26th, 2005

“Bright Lights, Big City” (over at Planet GameCube) doesn’t, in all honesty, have much to do with gender or sexuality in gaming, but it is an editorial written by yours truly, and it does feature tons of little boys… you know, if that’s what floats your boat. Mostly, it’s a review of the Nintendo World […]

August 24th, 2005

“On Short Skirts, Spandex and Picking Your Battles,” a humble editorial of mine, went up at Gaming Age today. It deals with the (potentially less than popular) topic of deciding when it’s just not worth your time to get your knickers in a twist about gender representation – though, to be fair, that’s only because […]

August 22nd, 2005

When you play as a female character, who’s really got the power? It’s an ongoing girl gamer debate. Sure, games with strong female protagonists should be a constructive thing, but keep in mind that the ones pushing the buttons are mostly guys. So, do female avatars really represent the growing potential for gender equality in […]

August 21st, 2005

I was passing a few hours on Xbox Live last night, and I had an interesting, if not unusal, experience. First of all, it should be noted, there were probably more weirdos out than normal, since it was Halo 2 on a Saturday evening (In my defense, this was pre-party, not in-place-of-party). Anyways, I sign […]

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