Category: Blogging

Looking Past the Target Audience: The Never-Ending Panel and Blog

At my recent panel at Emerald City Comicon, called “Looking Past the Target Audience: Gender, Race, and Geek Identity Politics,” we as a group of panelists were fully aware that we would not be able to cover a topic this huge in scope and complexity in the short amount of time allotted. This is, briefly, what we discussed in the panel:…

2009 in Review

I haven’t been in the habit of doing year-in-review posts, so why not do one? Looking back at the blog, I’ve drifted away from the continuous navel-gazing of play experiences, towards lengthier, more thoughtful, and less frequent posts. Over the past few years, I’ve also refrained from re-posting or frequently commenting on gaming news, which has also slowed the rate…

The Border House: Breaking Down Borders in Gaming

I joined forces with a group of cool people to start a feminist-friendly and inclusive group gaming and virtual worlds blog. After weeks of planning, setup, and flurries of emails all around, The Border House is now up and running. The majority of group gaming blogs tend to be exclusively run by, written by, and implicitly written for straight, white males. Whether those barriers…

Tumblr

I’ve had a Tumblr “tumblelog” for over two years, but I’ve barely used it. I’d like to change that for a few reasons. There are cool things I find on the internet that I feel are not appropriate for my gaming blog: interesting quotes, random cool pictures, links, and other content that isn’t necessarily related to what I write about…