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Jess Famularo

Jessica Famularo is a freelancer based in Pennsylvania. Apart from video games, she enjoys hiking, reading, and travelling around the world. Follow her on Twitter.

Starbound Inspires Passionate Community Creations

Starbound’s countless procedurally generated worlds are a sci-fi lover’s dream. Flying through the galaxy you’ll find austere mountaintop settlements, eerie subterranean lakes, and…

Will Overwatch Stay Friendly Now That It Has a Competitive Mode?

Overwatch breathed new life into the gaming industry with its technicolor optimism and vibrant personality. Reviews gushed about the game’s layered gameplay and…
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PAX East 2016: “Competition for All” and the State of Women in…

eSports are here to stay, and that was made especially clear at PAX East 2016, where games like League of Legends, Overwatch, and Battleborn…

The Lost History of ’90s PC Games for Girls

For nearly twenty years, a small development company has been producing some of gaming’s most resilient, best loved PC games, but few in…

A Beginner’s Guide to Otome Games

In Japan, there is a video game genre that caters almost exclusively to women. You might have even heard of it: otome games.…

Excellent Resources for Women Getting into Game Design

The year is still young and full of opportunity. It’s a prime time for new beginnings and taking chances, or a time to…

Anita Sarkeesian Receives Warm Welcome From UMASS Amherst

Last week the University of Massachusetts Amherst welcomed Anita Sarkeesian as a guest lecturer for their year long lecture series titled, “Perspectives on…

Retro Replay: Chrono Cross

Chrono Cross, the RPG and Chrono Trigger’s oft forgotten cousin released in 1999 for PlayStation, is set in a beautiful oceanic world—a world…

5 Excellent Female Friendships in Games

It’s an exciting time for games, as demand for diverse stories become more vocal and commonplace. We’re no longer willing to settle for…

5 Memorable Female Video Game Villains

Most narrative-driven games are concerned with the triumph of good over evil. Some of our fondest gaming memories revolve around gathering a ragtag…

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