Tumble Town live on Kickstarter

1.       Tell our readers who you are. I’m Carla Kopp of Weird Giraffe Games and Galactic Raptor Games. I used to be a software engineer and now I design, develop, and publish games. I currently live in Huntsville, Alabama with three cats and my partner, Nick. When I’m not working or playing games,Continue reading “Tumble Town live on Kickstarter”

Jillian Venters: Female Creators in the Nerd Community

When one finds their community it is an incredibly happy time. Finally the people who “get” you. The right fashion or the music that speaks to who you want to be. The shared interests that make you squee with delight. It can also be overwhelming to find resources. That is where people like Jillian VentersContinue reading “Jillian Venters: Female Creators in the Nerd Community”

Games Created by Women: Conquests of Camelot

Camelot. Merely saying the name brings fond memories and images of magic for many people. Camelot has been the standard for all things that are good in the world.  In 1990, a new game hit the not-so-ye-olde streets. Conquests of Camelot is a historical role-playing adventure. Christy Marx gave her talents as both the writerContinue reading “Games Created by Women: Conquests of Camelot”

Games Created by Women: Mystery House

 Some of the best inspiration for games can come from outside sources. Sometimes it is murder mysteries. Imagine a game where you are simply trying to get out of a house with some jewels but instead you start finding bodies instead. Well that is the very basic plot for the game Mystery House.  This isContinue reading “Games Created by Women: Mystery House”

Games Created by Women: Loopin Louie

 There are few things in this world that are better than playing games with people you care about. Sometimes we forget how much it means to play games together when we are young. Or even how much it means to play with younger people for us. It brings families together. We get to watch childrenContinue reading “Games Created by Women: Loopin Louie”

Games Created by Women: Galactiquest

 Space, we obsess over it. We wonder what is out there. We want to live there. Well what if you could? What if you got to colonize a planet other than your own? Galactiquest is a game about colonizing the galaxy. It was developed and invented in 2017. It is for ages seven and upContinue reading “Games Created by Women: Galactiquest”

Influential Women in the Gaming Industry: The Black Girl Gamers

The most effective change comes when people band together and make it happen. The Black Girl Gamers are one such group. They work to make sure that the world of gaming is more inclusive for everyone. In 2015 The Black Girl Gamers formed. They began as a safe space against sexism and racism in theContinue reading “Influential Women in the Gaming Industry: The Black Girl Gamers”