Tuesday, January 26, 2010

A Bit of Prejudice: Girl Gaming

Girl gaming prejudice is something that I have had to experience for most of the past 8 years, or longer. My boyfriend says it most eloquently as "If a girl says she's a gamer in-game, guys will either suck up to her, or shun her. A girl-gamer to an 18 year old boy is like an instant aphrodisiac." My question is: Why?

Monday, January 25, 2010

A Bit of Obsession: World of Warcraft


I have a serious problem that seems to occur about as regularly as doctor's appointments do for hypochondriacs. Not only do I have ONE character that I have devoted a solid 3 months to leveling (explained later in post), but I also have 8 others on that realm (a server) and several on another realm. Not only has my life been consumed by this game, but so has that of my boyfriend, one of my bestfriends, and a plethora of friends that I have made through other blogging sites.