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Girl Gamers Episode 1: Who gets to be a gamer?

Who gets to call themselves a gamer? And why do so many women who play and design games find themselves resistant to the word? In the first episode of Fusion’s five-part digital series Girl Gamers, we ask why “gamer” is such a loaded term.

Fusion’s Girl Gamers explores the gaming culture and playing while female: The finer points of game design, working in the industry, our own identities and why a good female heroine is so hard to find. Check for new episodes every other Tuesday this fall!

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    Girl Gamers Episode 2: Why do girls make games?

    Girl Gamers Episode 3: Where are all the female heroines?

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