Archive for April, 2008
April 22nd, 2008

Considering France is a country of fatty cheeses, early-age smoking, and painful high heels, French people are generally in amazing shape. They swear it’s because they don’t snack. I rather think it’s the result of just how socially unacceptable it is to be anything but beautiful on the Riviera. In any case, it’s as rare […]

April 21st, 2008

Gosh darn it, teddy bears are meant to be hugged! I know I’ve ranted about Build-a-Bearville before–the online world run by teddy bear retailer and my former employer, Build-a-Bear Workshop–but this time I don’t want to talk about the evil empire of fluff. Instead, I want to talk about the model behind the game: that […]

April 18th, 2008

-Would it be really late 90’s if I shouted “Girl power!” here? The 2008 Women in Games Conference, held at the University of Warwick, is officially scheduled for September 10th-12th and calling for submissions. If you’ve got a paper–or a message–you’d like to present about females in the industry, go on and submit! I know […]

April 17th, 2008

Sad face. As of a few weeks ago, Scott officially headed back to the United States. His visa ran up after exactly six months here in the land of squishy cheese, so that means I have six more weeks of French-iness without my best friend/fiancĂ©/partner in video-game writing crime. “But it’s the frickin’ Riviera,” you […]

April 16th, 2008

I know it’s a million years away, but I’m excited to say that I’ll be officially participating this September at Arse Elektronika 2008, the awesome sex tech conference we talked about last week. Specifically, I’ll be presenting a topic in the “Narrative” track called “Princess Peach the Porn Star: Power in Erotic Video Game Fan […]

April 15th, 2008

This is supposed to be a post about Three Ring’s new online game, appropriately titled Whirled, which got officially announced at this February’s GDC. For the moment, I just can’t seem to get over this photo of Daniel James in his pirate gear. Why does that make me melt? I mean, I’ve interviewed Three Rings […]

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