[casual_games] Games for women made by women?
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Wed Jun 7 09:59:11 EDT 2006
> Give us a clue then, what games should men be building for women?
Or, can you point to a casual game that is currently out there that has
all the right elements?
I've been dealing with this question since I started making games in
1985. It's always been a bunch of men (or boys!) trying to make games
that appeal to women. But, I've known a lot of women game designers and
programmers that don't do much better. I've sat in design meetings
where the female game designer runs through the same list of stereotypes
(shopping!) that the guys do. Is there such a thing as a game for
women? A movie? A TV Show? A book?
While there are Movies, Books and TV Shows that have a high "female
demographic", I suspect that the truly successful ones have a much
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