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Damsel in Distress: Part 1 – Tropes vs Women in Video Games

The first video from Anita Sarkeesian’s kickstarter project “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games” is up and running, covering the “Damsel in Distress” trope. You might remember that when Sarkeesian started this Kickstarter project, there was a huge surge of

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Posted in Feminism & Women's Issues, Games

Weekend Update – My Fair Lady, Roller Derby and Canasta

Stephanie and I went with our friend Elizabeth to Bloomington, Ind. this weekend to visit Joe and see My Fair Lady performed by the Cardinal Stage Company at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. I’ve never seen the show onstage; I’ve only seen

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Posted in Games, Journal

The resolution is great, though

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Posted in Games, Jokes

Health Month: A Social Network Game

A social networking game based around improving your health. Play with me. I’m electrasteph as always.

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links for 2008-03-15

SF0 SFZero is a Collaborative Production Game. Players build characters by completing tasks for their groups and increasing their Score. The goals of play include meeting new people, exploring the city, and participating in non-consumer leisure activities. We (tags: urban

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Posted in Games, Recently Read

links for 2008-02-25

GOOD READ GAMES + It Was A Dark & Stormy Night Definitely want this, but can’t bring myself to spend the $50 right now. Cool board game for literature geeks (tags: games gamesBoard)

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links for 2008-02-24

Bow Street Runners (tags: flash gamesOnline) clueboard (tags: gamesOnline)

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Pack Rat

my utter lack of blogging lately has been entirely due to playing a Facebook game called pack rat. It’s a card trading game and is completely addicting. I’ve completely neglected numerous obligations to friends and household maintenance due to this

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Posted in Games, Health, Journal, Technology

Weekend Update: 2008-01-06

Dunno what my last journal entry covered, so let me start at the top – we rang in 2008 at the traditional party at Dan and Doug’s, which is always fun and pretty low-key, and thankfully a few blocks away

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Posted in Books I've Read, Games, Journal, Movies

Rumor: Katamari for Wii?

The rumor is flying on all the gaming sites out there on the interweb tubes, but the article has been pulled from the original source: Beautiful Katamari is set to be released in the USA on October 17th for $39.99

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Posted in Games