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Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as we don't want our precious babies to be the ones kicking and wailing on the floor of the checkout lane next to the candy, neither do we want you to become known as That Guy on your realm. Uncomfort...

July 23rd 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Electronic Arts has joined with other US employers in signing an amicus brief against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), asking the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to find the law unconstitutional. DOMA defines marriage as the legal union between one man and one woman.Beyond being good PR in the fa...

July 19th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Here in the United States, the month of June is traditionally known as a month of celebration of pride by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Around the country, major cities are erupting in parades, dance parties, and excellent interior design. But it's not just the real world...

June 15th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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A little over a week ago, Anne Stickney wrote a post about her experiences trying to explain her life in World of Warcraft to her father, a nearly 83-year-old veteran who has had more real-life adventures than we have had fake ones. Striking a balance between that life we live in the online World...

February 24th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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It looks like the notorious Family Research Council has decided that it's again time to dust off its pitchforks and light some torches, and this time the organization has Star Wars: The Old Republic in its sights. In a post on the Family Research Council's website, president Tony Perkins announ...

January 27th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Like just about everyone else watching the PAX coverage, I was expecting something big to come from Star Wars: The Old Republic. However, aside from a release date, I really didn't know what the team could give us that everyone would find important. At this point, you either like what you see or...

August 30th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Mass Effect Executive Producer Casey Hudson has confirmed that the final installment of the trilogy will finally allow a male Shepard to know the touch of another man. Hudson tweeted over the weekend that Mass Effect 3 will support "wider options for love interests," including same-sex for male a...

May 16th 2011 at 8:50am 0 Comments
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Dragon Age senior writer David Gaider, who also penned the game's prequel novels, has come to the defense of the studio's decision to include same-sex romances in its games. Gaider posted in the BioWare Forums that as long as game romances "of any kind are optional" (and need to be actively pursued...

December 23rd 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The Classifieds is a weekly roundup of news from around the WoW community. Your host for this week is the ever-so-shadowy Fox Van Allen, filling in for a vacationing Lisa Poisso in exchange for an undisclosed sum of pirate treasure. As always, if you have guild news or a Random Act of Uberness to...

June 16th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Before I even begin this column, I need to give a shout out to Interitus. This week's topic was inspired by an e-mail he recently sent me, regarding the ongoing debate on the Star Wars: The Old Republic forums with their "romance" story arcs. So, thanks Interitus for the idea! So, to recap for eve...

April 2nd 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments