Archive for January, 2006
January 30th, 2006

Unbeknowst to me, a piece of mine titled “Games That Your Groove On” apparently went up at Wired News a whole five days ago. The piece looks at many different types of video game-related sex toys, and presents sex toys as a possible next generation of video game peripherals. Do check it out, and feel […]

January 26th, 2006

I was going to just make this an “In the News” link, but then I realized it was far too hilarious. Joystiq has two testimonials up as part of their Xbox 360 Annoyance/Xbox 360 Delight series, one from a male gamer celebrating his girlfriend’s (eventual) interest in the system, another from a female gamer lamenting […]

January 26th, 2006

Yesterday at Terra Nova I put up a short post – just some introductory musings really – on the subject of transvestitism in virtual spaces. I defined transvestitism as depicting/presenting the player through a cross-gender avatar, and tried to put together a short list of places where such transvestitism is taking place. I mentioned virtual […]

January 22nd, 2006

Censorship has reared its big ugly head in the 2006 E3 handbook, as Brenda of the IGDA’s Sex SIG pointed out. From the source: Material, including live models, conduct that is sexually explicit and/or sexually provocative, including but not limited to nudity, partial nudity and bathing suit bottoms, are prohibited on the Show floor, all […]

January 18th, 2006

If you’d like to hear some interesting game-related ramblings, plus the totally embarrassing sound of my own voice, check out this week’s Weekly Geek. Frodo and the gang were kind enough to have me on air with them on Sunday, and even to laugh at my jokes during those awkward, overseas delays. Thanks again, guys! […]

January 16th, 2006

Up, down, up, down, thrust, thrust, thrust. No, it’s not calisthenics, it’s in-game sex. Check out a feature of mine up today at Gamasutra all about the sex in games design challenge that took place at last November’s Montreal Games Summit: “The Challenge of Sex”. In putting the article together, I got to chat with […]

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