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Sometimes Gender Means Everything

I have a confession to make. I am not an athletic guy. I do not have big muscles, or care about sports, cars or military hardware. I am just an average guy.

Often when people play games, they wish to project themselves onto the character. Put themselves into the game. In games where you create a character this means making one to resemble you, the player. This means seeing the character on screen as an extension of you, drawing you into the experience.

But, what if it didn’t? What if putting yourself into the game was immersion breaking? Continue reading

My Epiphany About Gender in Video Games

I know that the audience for video games is getting increasingly more diverse. It was not until recently that I really knew the extent of it. This post will be more personal than my other ones. I will admit, this is a personal bias on my part but I think it illustrates an important point.

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