Tag Archives: Seattle

Still Life With Tardis

Harold is at my parents’ house, after driving up for a meeting and then getting caught into the snowstorm. I’m really glad he’s spending the night there, and not on the road in a blizzard, but it’s sad to be … Continue reading

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Betrothed To Mr. Darcy

Are you tired of posts about Pride and Prejudice spinoffs? Just kidding, no one could ever get tired of Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy! Violet Bedford’s novella Betrothed to Mr. Darcy picks up right where Pride and Prejudice left off, … Continue reading

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Geek Girl Con Adventures

Short recap:  Geek Girl Con was an amazing group of female game developers, science fiction writers, and comic artists, all running into each other to say “I love your dress / hair / blog!” So great. Long recap:  I spoke … Continue reading

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Monorail Espresso | You Gotta Eat This!

While I was in Seattle for Geek Girl Con, I finally went to Monorail Espresso, instead of just running past it on my way to the convention center. It was amazing, even in a city with great coffee everywhere, and … Continue reading

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Political Backstabbing and Handsome Men in ‘Everlove’

I recently reviewed Everlove, Silicon Sisters’ new romance / adventure game for Hardcore Droid. This game contains great dialogue, with both intrigue and snark. And the handsome, single men all over the kingdom really highlighted how often mainstream, for-everyone games … Continue reading

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Geek Girl Con

The Geek Girl Con event schedule is up and neither of my talks is scheduled for first thing in the morning or last thing at night! I’m on a panel about women working in games at 11 on Saturday morning, … Continue reading

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“After All This Time?”

I’ve written lots of times about reading and watching Harry Potter, sometimes as Harry Potter therapy for different things happening in my life.  In college, my roommate Kristine and I would lie on the couches, watch Harry Potter, and escape … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Fangirl

I’d reserved Heather Lynn Rigaud’s Fitzwilliam Darcy, Rock Star from the library a while ago, because of course someone else was reading it and someone else was second on the waitlist. New York is awesome! This rockstar retelling of the … Continue reading

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Casual Connect Highlights

One of my first Casual Connect meetings was with a developer who talked about writing up docs, several years ago, of an interactive gameworld made up of cubes, like cubic water and cubic plants and cubic minerals. Players would collect … Continue reading

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From Casual Connect

New pieces up on Indie Game Mag, from last week’s Casual Connect conference. Charley Price, from Hidden Variable Studios, spoke at last week’s Casual Connect on Marketing by Design: Building IP with Reach. He used Bag It! as an example, … Continue reading

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