Posts Tagged ‘virtual worlds’

Summarizing opposition to LGBT players in MMOGs
Summarizing opposition to LGBT players in MMOGs

So my previous post got linked on WoW.com a couple days ago. Due to a linking mixup it happened a bit too late to get noticed in the initial read-through– fortunately or un- depending on your position I suppose– and I missed pretty much all the traffic from their entry. I mention 'unfortunately' because it […]

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24 July 2009
Homophobia, sexism, racism and online games
Homophobia, sexism, racism and online games

Last week GLAAD sent out a press release announcing their intention to start a project meant to combat homophobia in online video games and communities. On the surface this might sound like a great idea, unless you happen to actually be familiar with any of those communities, then the warning bells would be going off. […]

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7 July 2009
Review: Atmosphir
Review: Atmosphir

I happened to hear about Atmosphir from a Facebook comment a few weeks ago; quickly running over the site I thought it was a cute, quirky program and happily put my information into the beta signup section. Atmosphir, as the website explains, is a "video game" creation tool geared towards amateurs: levels are designed on […]

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20 May 2009
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