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Video Confessionals: Extra Life Gaming Marathon

Alex and I are in the midst of the 24 hour gaming marathon to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network and Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Every 6 hours we will take a quick break to record a video confessional with any fellow Purdue gamers who are participating and willing to confess their gaming sins. […]

Hardcore Farmer? Your Mama is a Gamer!

Episode 5: Hardcore Farming!: Your Mama is a Gamer(“Save As” to download) The fifth episode of the Not Your Mama’s Gamer podcast where we talk about intersectionality and gamers, the “new” hardcore gamer (according to Zynga), and President Obama on gamification. Links of Note: Dead Island Trailer Torchlight (Runic Games) President Obama’s speech on gamified […]

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Do video games influence social constructions in meat space?

Well, yes. I’ve argued again and again that gender, race, class, and all sorts of social constructions can be influenced by the way those things are depicted in entertainment media like video games. But, I’m a hypocrite. I would also argue against anyone who claims that violence in video games makes kids more violent. In […]