I first realized I was a woman when I was thirteen. Puberty was taking it’s toll on me: periods, breasts, body hair, the way my lips pouted and the way boys seem okay to me. Things started to change, but […]
Peach – Super Mario / Paper Mario / Super Mario Bro.s etc. etc. etc. The go to Damsel in Distress – and I couldn’t agree more. Peach is without a doubt a cliché and a trope. She is constantly being […]
Throughout the semester, I’ve been very interested in discovering the gender division in people who play Videogames. According to the study located here, the division is much smaller than people could assume. The division is 60/40. This comes as a […]
“That would be better for everyone.”
Last night in the lecture room, Brianna Wu gave her presentation on “9 Ways to Stop Hurting and Start Helping Women in Tech.” While I think that sexism is a problem in many industries, gaming included, I had some problems […]
Before taking this class, I had not really known about Gamergate. Being a gamer that plays many online games and interacts with people of all backgrounds and opinions, I had heard of Gamergate before, but it was usually just mentioned […]
I sincerely apologize for the title of the post but I saw an opportunity and I took it.
I love Aveline. But wait, I don’t think you understand. I love Aveline.
(Disclaimer: First, I am writing this from the perspective of someone who has only played the first game of the series. Second, I discuss various elements of the game which can be considered spoilers, but I refrain from mentioning major […]