Carly A. Kocurek, PhD - Games, Scholarship, Media

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Tag : gaming practice

Conversation Games and Comfort

Last Thursday, I spent an evening offering moral support to a friend confronted with the dissolve of a well established romantic relationship. Sitting at a bar with several of her other friends, we got in a conversation about the difficulties of dating, and the deeply unsuitable people most of us had, at one time or another, found ourselves out with.… Read the rest

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The Simple Genius of the Gamer Girl Manifesto

I saw “The Gamer Girl Manifesto” (embedded above) by Sexy Nerd Girl Presents thanks to Geekquality. The brief video features a number of young women gamers who identify themselves by their on-screen identities (which range from notable characters like Mario to the more subtly constructed identities from games like World of Warcraft) and by the game systems they use.… Read the rest

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Women Gamers as Social Animals in the GameHouse Survey

Women Gamers as Social Animals in the GameHouse Survey

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Infographic of GameHouse survey results shared with permission of GameHouse.

 

By now, you have probably seen some of the data from the GameHouse infographic above [source]. Collected by Harris Interactive for GameHouse, the data includes a few particularly sexy statistics.… Read the rest

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