Influential Women in the Gaming Industry: Marisha Ray

 Marisha Ray has done almost everything. She is a voice actress, producer, actress, host and stunt performer. Sher is also an avid gamer. Marisha has been playing games and kicking butt since she was a small child. She loves all kinds of gaming. This passion has been able to help fuel her career and takeContinue reading “Influential Women in the Gaming Industry: Marisha Ray”

The Evolution of Women in Professional Wrestling

  On October 28th World Wrestling Entertainment fans will have the opportunity to watch the first ever all women’s pay-per-view in the history of the company. Now the WWE is not the only televised wrestling promotion right now. Nor is it the only wrestling company with female talent. It is, however, one of the biggestContinue reading “The Evolution of Women in Professional Wrestling”

Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Claudia Billie Stræde

  Some women are just powerhouses from a young age. Claudia Billie Stræde is one of those women. She has accomplished so much already and doesn’t seem to have any intention of slowing down. Claudia is a Danish filmmaker and animator. She was admitted to the Danish Film School. There Claudia was the youngest directorContinue reading “Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Claudia Billie Stræde”

Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Christie Golden

Christie Golden joined Blizzard Entertainment in 2017 where she has become a senior writer for the company. Prior to that Christie made a career of writing. She has written fifty novels and even more short stories.   A native of Atlanta Georgia Christie was born in 1963.  She spent most of her young life inContinue reading “Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Christie Golden”

Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Ember Moon

Every group needs a war goddess. Someone who embodies skill, honor and heart. Or other such values that people hold dear. We nerds have such a goddess, her name is Ember Moon and she is currently battling her way through the WWE. Yes, a professional wrestler. Some of you may not know her or muchContinue reading “Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Ember Moon”

Influential Women in Gaming: Ashley Johnson

Ashley Johnson is a gamer, actress and overall boss. She has been acting since she was seven years old and is also a BAFTA award winner. Ashley shows yet one more face of women gamers. Ashley grew up in a creative family which seems to have served her well. Music, acting and even exploring theContinue reading “Influential Women in Gaming: Ashley Johnson”

Guest Post: The Number of Female Gamers is Rising, Studies Show, so What’s the Problem?

Gaming research studies for several years have been dealing major blows to the stereotypical view of the typical gamer as a white guy in his mom’s basement. In 2014, a paper by the Internet Advertising Bureau showed that a shocking 52 percent of the total gaming audience is actually women. It indicated a rise fromContinue reading “Guest Post: The Number of Female Gamers is Rising, Studies Show, so What’s the Problem?”

Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Jessica Chobot

Jessica Chobot gained exposure in the gaming world when a picture of her licking a Sony PSP surfaced in 2005. That photo has been parodied heavily since and has been attempted by many as an example of the “fake gamer girl” stereotype. Little did anyone know what Chobot would acomplish. Instead of letting that breakContinue reading “Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Jessica Chobot”

WashingCon – the District’s Best Board Game Convention

WashingCon marked its 3rd anniversary as DC’s premiere board game convention with over a thousand gamers attending to play games, check out panels, inspect new releases from a few game studios, and participate in tournaments. The organization of this event was on point – check in was a breeze, staff were easy to identify inContinue reading “WashingCon – the District’s Best Board Game Convention”