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5 Things I Learned as the Internet's Most Hated Person

5 Things I Learned as the Internet's Most Hated Person | Games People Play | Scoop.it

Hi. My name is Zoe, and I make weird video games with some degree of success (and make them playable for free, if you're so inclined). My life is generally pretty uncomplicated, I guess, aside from the fact that a month ago the Internet decided to make me the center of a supposed global conspiracy. I made the mistake of dating a guy who would later go on to write a several-act manifesto about my alleged sex life and post it to every forum he could create a handle for


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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, September 18, 2014 12:50 PM

Best quote: "There could be other women out there making games and having sex, right now, dammit!"

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Men, Casinos Are Betting The Pretty Employees Will Screw You Out Of Your Money

Men, Casinos Are Betting The Pretty Employees Will Screw You Out Of Your Money | Games People Play | Scoop.it
Speaking of those scantily clad casino waitresses... I would like to draw your attention to a pair of studies done regarding men's reactions to pretty and scantily clad women. In the 2003 study, th...
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Even if a man knows he can’t take the sexy casino waitress up to his room, a guy can — and will — dream. And that just helps the house.

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Gracie Passette's curator insight, February 4, 2014 2:44 AM

The effects of scantily clad women on (hetero) male wallets

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Can Oculus Rift show us what it's like to swap genders?

Can Oculus Rift show us what it's like to swap genders? | Games People Play | Scoop.it
The body-swap film genre could become a reality. 

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Gaming may go educational

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Women significantly outnumber teenage boys in gamer demographics | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

Women significantly outnumber teenage boys in gamer demographics | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | Games People Play | Scoop.it
Adult female gamers have unseated boys under the age of 18 as the largest video game-playing demographic in the U.S., according to a recently published study from the Entertainment Software Association, a trade group focused the U.S. gaming industry. Continue reading →
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Scantily Clad Casino Employees: Sex Sells, Right?

Scantily Clad Casino Employees: Sex Sells, Right? | Games People Play | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why casinos often employ scantily clad waitresses? I'm not making this up as some sort of feminist attack or even a complaint. Many casinos, like the Rio in Vegas, do more th...
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Sexism In The Gambling Industry

Sexism In The Gambling Industry | Games People Play | Scoop.it

With all the talk about sexism in gaming, I think it's time to discuss the sexism in gambling. Everyone knows that the number of female gamblers are increasing, just as it is in gaming; but where are the casinos, online or real world destinations, which cater to these women?

 

At the start of this century, there were several...


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malek's comment, January 18, 2014 4:44 PM
Sexism and gambling: a kind of addiction