the artistry and psychology of gaming


Thief (2014)

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Reviews | 0 comments

BGH takes a long overdue look at a game that seems to have fallen into shadow with several misconceptions to its quality.

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Made for Men, By Men

Posted by on Sep 10, 2011 in From the Archives | 0 comments

Taken from a post she originally wrote in the beginning of May 2011, Minnie offers you a less serious looks into the odd role of women in video games, starting with when she played Mass Effect 1 and had utterly no idea that there was even the option to be a women, coming to the sad realisation along the way that women always look weird in games and that she’s too vain to risk it and finally finishing with the desire to be a Crusader for female gamers everywhere!

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The Sims

Posted by on Aug 12, 2011 in Girl Gamer | 8 comments

This week, Minnie takes a look at how and why The Sims has dominated the PC gaming market, and more specifically why it is so popular amongst women.

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Attracting Women

Posted by on Jul 29, 2011 in Girl Gamer | 9 comments

This week Minnie takes a look at the key factors that appeal to girls by looking at a highly popular game, Dragon Age, and also discusses the steps developers can take to improve the standing of their game amongst women.

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