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Meet Crymson Pleasure

Zenkaikon 2019: The Experience

Those of you who know me know that I’m fairly new to the convention scene. My first convention was just two years ago. It was TooManyGames 2017, a small gaming convention in Oaks, PA. After that, I went big at PAX East 2018 and completely overwhelmed myself. Zenkaikon 2018 was my 3rd convention and itContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2019: The Experience”

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”

Review: Portal & Portal 2

Recently, I was asked to stream the Portal games. Of course, they were games I was interested in, but never had the pleasure of playing. Ok, that’s a lie. I was terrified that I would rage harder than I ever have at a game. I have always loved puzzles but there is a level ofContinue reading “Review: Portal & Portal 2”

Review: Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

The heroes from the Final Fantasy series cannot catch a break. Having been sent to a paradise world to rest from their battles, they discover that monsters have infiltrated said paradise. It’s up to them to band together and fight…again. Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia is a game for iOS and Android devices, recently launchedContinue reading “Review: Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia”

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?”

Recap Review: Tomb Raider (PS1)

It’s a groundbreaking video game that stars a rare female protagonist. It’s been adapted into two movies starring Angelina Jolie, with a new reboot starring Alicia Vikander coming to theaters on March 16th. Thia the Bard has already written an excellent article for Real Women of Gaming about the impact that it had on theContinue reading “Recap Review: Tomb Raider (PS1)”

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”

Influental Women in the Gaming Industry Satine Phoenix

 Satine Phoenix is a true force in the gaming industry. She has been using her fame to promote gaming. Satine has also helped force people to rethink stereotypes about the gamers who play Dungeons and Dragons and how.   Satine is not what the media portrays a gamer to be and that is important. TooContinue reading “Influental Women in the Gaming Industry Satine Phoenix”