Nexus Game Fair and Beyond

I published an article on FemHype about my experience at Nexus Game Fair this weekend. Unfortunately, due to a lack of response about a tentacle rape game featured at the convention, I do not think I will be returning.

It was still a time to meet great people and learn some new games, and for that I am grateful.

I am working on a long-form article on trauma in games right now, and pulled some excellent suggestions on Twitter. Working through my contacts to get game designers’ input before compiling all of the information!

Here are two self portraits I took at Lincoln Park Zoo yesterday:

J.M.

Tabletop Gaming and Personal Identity

I wrote a piece of the rad website FemHype on my experience at the Nexus Game Fair outside Milwaukee at the end of June, and my experiences at conventions in general. There’s a lot more to be said about my experiences as a woman that grew up gaming and going to cons, but I don’t have the time to focus on that right now. Until then, the article will suffice in place of more in depth explorations- Gamemastering Tabletop Sexism: When Conventions Require Defense Tactics.Continue reading “Tabletop Gaming and Personal Identity”