Archive for May, 2007
May 31st, 2007

My Cooking Mama: Cook-off apron came in the mail from Majesco other day. I don’t know how much actual cooking I’ll be doing in it, but then again I don’t know how much actual cooking got done in the game (can you say custard with squid tips?). All the same, I’m enamored with my merch. […]

May 31st, 2007

You have to commend anyone who can name her blog by proudly splicing three separate words into one (video-game-land). Such is Leigh Alexander, regular here at Heroine Sheik but also rising star in the world of off-center game writing. Leigh’s blog, Sexy Videogameland, is a great place for cool tidbits. Up right now are such […]

May 29th, 2007

Holidays aren’t just breaks from work; they’re palm-dotted oases of gaming in a sea of otherwise productive life. Bah humbug, and hooray for Memorial Day! Among other things (like graduating college), I’ve spent my holiday weekend playing Odin Sphere, the addictively pretty RPG by Atlus. Expect a review soon. In the meantime, what have you […]

May 25th, 2007

Can sex be a form of fighting? In my Joystiq piece, “Going Head to Head in Bed,” and my recent presentation on conflict in sex games, I mentioned a game called LoveChess, which, in its latest iteration, pits two teams of naked Egyptians against one another to battle it out on the chess board. The […]

May 23rd, 2007

GDC? Ha! This weekend, Bard College hosted a games conference of its own, the itsy-bitsy “Games–Simulation–Conflict.” Day 1 featured the Buckminster Fuller World Game (go North America) and 8-bit artist Bit Shifter. Day 2 was more academic-like, with talks by Alex Galloway, McKenzie Wark, and Kathleen Ruiz. Scott and I also gave presentations. As the […]

May 22nd, 2007

Noche Kandora–a.k.a. the lovely Cheri Horton–has a news piece up about the real-life sex of female escorts in Second Life. Noche’s main focus seems to be the (albeit interesting) fact that most escort customers never even ask about the RL sex and/or gender of the SL women they hire. To me, what’s even more interesting […]

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