Posts Tagged ‘Sims’

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Episode 25 : The Lesbian Avenger: My MMO Can Beat Your MMO

Episode 25 : The Lesbian Avenger: My MMO Can Beat Your MMO (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) This week we talk about our MMO time capsule. We talk about our favorite MMOs and learn that Sam has been gaming longer than Alex has been alive! We announce the availability […]

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Sim(ply) Irresistible: On Bad Puns and (In)Appropriate Behavior in The Sims Social

Names of the Sims involved have been withheld to protect the innocent. EA Games released The Sims in early 2000. I was in the middle of writing my dissertation. I was trying to finish, sell our house, and get ready to relocate for my first academic job. I was stressed out and desperate. I’m not […]

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I Am Not My Hair: On the Politics of Character Creation in Games

We mentioned thiis on in episode 14 of the podcast, but I thought that I would take a few minutes and revisit it on the blog. Denis Farr over at The Border House blog recently wrote an interesting post on the politics of hair in video games. He talks specifically about how difficult it is […]