From Tuesday, January 12th
During this meeting, we touched upon quite a few different topics, ranging from the way women are characterized in games, how women are representing in gaming as a whole, all the way to #Gamergate.
Below are a few of the resources from the presentation:
- Gamer Community Composition: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2014/10/17/more-women-play-video-games-than-boys-and-other-surprising-facts-lost-in-the-mess-of-gamergate/
- “Video Games and Gender”by Michele Zorilla: http://radford.edu/~mzorrilla2/thesis/gamerepresentation.html
- Exploring the Ms. Male Character Trope: https://youtu.be/eYqYLfm1rWA
- Gamergate: what is is and why –
- “Women We Respect”: http://gamerant.com/tomb-raider-video-game-women-we-respect/3/
What’s your take on women in video games?
Who are your favorite virtual women?
Do you think game developers ethically responsible for creating representative characters in their games? Why?