Author: Wendy Browne

What A Gaming Mom Can Gift Us

I love being a gaming mom and look forward to many, many years—nay, decades—of gaming. I aspire to be like Shirley Curry, the “gaming grandma,” and my best gaming buddy and I have grand future plans to be sitting in our rocking chairs, lost in the virtual worlds of the latest BioWare game. But I’m already a well established gamer. There are gaming mom groups all over the internet. And as we age and gaming evolves, our continued gaming into the future won’t be a novel thing. No, I am nothing special. But gaming moms who don’t actually know...

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The Dead Game of Thrones: Who Do You Want to See Die?

Game of Thrones is a show that we both love and hate. We got together to examine what keeps us watching and who we most want to see die next. What keeps you watching Game of Thrones? Wendy Browne: Masochism. But seriously. I am and have always been invested in these characters from both book and show and I do want to see what happens after all this time. I don’t believe GRRM actually had that figured out because his writing lost all focus, but I am curious to see what conclusions the HBO writers come to. I have...

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Dreamy Dads of DDADDS: Our Dadveal

We in the Games Section, like the rest of the internet, are obsessed with Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator, or DDADDS for short. Over the next few weeks you’ll see a variety of opinions and essays from us about this new cultural icon, but first: our Dads! *Corissa Haury’s Dreamy Dad: Doc Strixes “I’ve been out of the dating game for awhile now, taking care of my precious peach of a daughter as a single dad. I like to flirt but you might need to do the convincing. HMU 😉 “ Cathryn Sinjin-Starr’s Dating Dad: Jules Harlow “Likes rom-coms....

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Immortal Souls: Queer Witch Comics from Power & Magic Press

Joamette Gil is on fire. Hot on the heels of Power & Magic: The Queer Witch Comics Anthology, Power & Magic Press is back with a new anthology called Immortal Souls (The Next Queer Witch Comics Anthology). The response to Gil’s previous call for submissions was overwhelming, and not every piece could be included in the original anthology. But Gil has made room for them in this new anthology, now on Kickstarter. “They’re part of a special batch whose stories came just shy of inclusion in volume one,” explains Gil. “There was a unifying reason they weren’t accepted: their stories all...

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Get Your Game On: Doomfist, Dream Daddy, Sex Tapes, and D&D

My latest gaming adventure takes me back into the world of dating sims, thanks to the belated release of Dream Daddy from Game Grumps. My first real foray into dating sims was with Shall We Date?, an experience that I am not soon to forget, especially now that Facebook has taken it upon itself to remind me that the series offers many app options. Didn’t I say I wanted to check out those ninjas? Dream Daddy is not quite on the same level as Shall We Date? To be honest, I find it a little boring because I have...

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