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Janette Goering's Blog


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Posted by Janette Goering on Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:32:00 EDT in
Part 1 of a multipart series looking into problems with video game culture, and how we can start to fix things for everyone.

Posted by Janette Goering on Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:16:00 EDT in Design, Business/Marketing
Despite gaming's huge presence in the world, there is still a huge cultural stigma associated with it. How can we start to fix it for the good of us all?

Posted by Janette Goering on Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:45:00 EDT in
#1ReasonWhy is a great movement for bringing problems of sexism and gender inequality to light. But is the movement slowly becoming about revenge and misandry rather than equality and eradicating sexism? Where do we go from here?

Janette Goering's Comments

Comment In: [News - 08/22/2013 - 06:36]

@ Dane, r nto answer ...

@ Dane, r nto answer if smaller scale without corporate funding and control is what indie is all about: yes and no. r n r nSure, many indie developers can and have forgone help from bigger companies like Sony, MS, what have you, to retain creative control. But that puts ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/20/2013 - 12:00]

It 's societal and cultural ...

It 's societal and cultural norms and acceptance. I was the second female to graduate with a game programming degree, and maybe 8th to graduate with a game art and animation degree from Shawnee State University. In the 5 years I spent there, I gradually saw more and more young ...

Comment In: [News - 08/02/2013 - 10:50]

Slightly off topic, but as ...

Slightly off topic, but as far as the movie thing goes, I 'd say that a good chunk of movies aimed at women romances, romantic comedies, etc are still very fairy tale/hero princess stories where women are nothing more than end goals for the male characters. And even the movies ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/12/2013 - 02:18]

The entire time I was ...

The entire time I was reading Hinkley 's piece, all I could think of was him saying this guy has an expensive sport car and makes video games Clearly he 's making too much money and being upset that he wasn 't making that kind of money. I can only ...

Comment In: [News - 06/28/2013 - 03:41]

He didn 't mention combat ...

He didn 't mention combat because, well, there isn 't really any. The most I 've seen weapon-wise in the game has been a slingshot used to pop balloons, and decorative swords for your house. There 's no real combat scenario in the game, and the only things you can ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/21/2013 - 10:32]

ah, I did not know ...

ah, I did not know that. I will admit that I did not do much research on Ebert, but I guess in my head I was thinking of him not being a director as far as I knew.