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Once upon a time, our games editor, Al, asked if any of us would like to play and write about Japanese dating games or “otome.” Otome are story-based romance games largely targeted at a female, heterosexual audience. The player role-plays as the ambiguous main female character whose goal is to develop a relationship with oneREAD MORE
Some of the video games I play allow me to create and develop characters as I face each challenge the story present. Based on the game lore and smatterings of personal information, I like to create backgrounds for my characters and play the game according to the personality I mould for them. These are role-playingREAD MORE
Hypocrisy at the Oscars, a sexual cookbook, Squirrel Girl, queerness in cartoons. Here’s what we’ve been talking about this week at WWAC. On Monday… We want to know more about young reader comics — take this survey! Ginnis tells you why you should start cooking, Ardo welcomes us to Gotham Academy, and Sarah reviews The DeepREAD MORE
Squirrel Girl was originally created in 1991 by writer Will Murray and artist Steve Ditko, based on Murray’s ex-girlfriend who read comics, loved wild animals, and was a big fan of Ditko. Explains Murray in an interview: “I think I got the idea because I had a bunch of squirrels running around my roof andREAD MORE