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The Curse of the Scruffy White Male: Why Representation Matters in Video Games

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 22, 2014 3:51 AM


Rowan Kaiser:  "Every other week, a company or a developer or a celebrity says something to reinforce the standard that games are played, created, and especially star white men. But there's much more pushback against this idea."

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Why does the games industry have such a problem with female protagonists?

Why does the games industry have such a problem with female protagonists? | Digital Cinema - Transmedia | Scoop.it
Belinda Parmar: It's a tired cliche that all gamers are male, and it's time manufacturers woke up to the fact that women want to see female characters they can relate to

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 13, 2013 7:26 AM

Some facts and figures ....


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Remixing media is a favorite pastime of both genders

Remixing media is a favorite pastime of both genders | Digital Cinema - Transmedia | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, February 5, 2014 12:36 AM


Kendra Mack:  "The participatory nature of the Internet has arguably helped broaden the popular definition of a "fan community" from something exclusive to comic and sci-fi fans to being inclusive of many genres and people" ...

Debbie Elicksen 's curator insight, February 7, 2014 7:09 PM

Interesting points in this piece. The one thing that jumps off the page for me is how the female demographic is sometimes an after-thought and carry minor roles to the male-centric story headliner of fan culture stories. When is the last time you heard of Superwoman, Spiderwoman, Batwoman, X-Women?