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…

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…

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…

Discussion of My Post at Racialicious

My post (I also have a follow-up) about VideoGamer.com’s race “expert”, who was consulted to deliver the “verdict” on the racially-charged imagery in Resident Evil 5, was cross-posted over at Racialicious. Racialicious, a blog that discussses race issues and pop culture, is one of my…

WOC and Allies Blog Carnival – March 2009

The latest WOC (women of colour) and allies blog carnival is up. Two of my posts appear there, in the section on Gaming. Renee, the organiser, writes about the aims of the WOC blog carnival: Tell It Women Of Color Speak, is dedicated to giving…