Stereotypes

10.02.13
Latest episode of PBS' Game/Show discusses male stereotypes
10.02.13

Latest episode of PBS' Game/Show discusses male stereotypes

The latest episode of PBS' weekly webseries Game/Show asks the question: Do video game stereotypes...

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01.21.13
The Nexus Telegraph: Sci-fi commonalities to expect in WildStar
01.21.13

The Nexus Telegraph: Sci-fi commonalities to expect in WildStar

There are certain bits that sort of obscure this fact, but when you get down to it, WildStar is a...

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10.23.12
The Soapbox: Meeting the 'Asian gamer' stereotype on common ground
10.23.12

The Soapbox: Meeting the 'Asian gamer' stereotype on common ground

I originally thought I would craft this Soapbox to discuss the differences between Western and Ea...

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10.19.12
Storyboard: In praise of in-game stereotypes
10.19.12

Storyboard: In praise of in-game stereotypes

Unicorns are very rare. Every one you meet will be the last of its kind. Odds are decent that yo...

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07.06.12
The top 5 misconceptions about WoW roleplaying
07.06.12

The top 5 misconceptions about WoW roleplaying

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. In World of Warcraft, that p...

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04.09.12
Woman on dating gameshow plays WoW, host is amazed
04.09.12

Woman on dating gameshow plays WoW, host is amazed

We gamer nerds are often stereotyped as socially awkward and romantically challenged, perhaps due...

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06.27.11
Lost Pages of Taborea: Content needs to meet the versatility of gear-upgrading
06.27.11

Lost Pages of Taborea: Content needs to meet the versatility of gear-upgrading

Last week I compared looting and class-bending in Runes of Magic with similar features found in R...

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05.17.11
The Daily Grind: What stock fantasy tropes bore you to death?
05.17.11

The Daily Grind: What stock fantasy tropes bore you to death?

There are certain fantasy elements that just seem to come up time and again, no matter the game....

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