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Women and girls make up nearly half of all video gamers, but only about 12% of the video game industry. To help address this gender gap, indie game studio LearnDistrict is hosting a series of game dev summer camps specifically targeted at girls: Girls Make Games. The first one will be in the Bay Area next month.

GeekMom 2011 Holiday Gift Guide #2: Games

Second in our series of 2011 Holiday Gift Guides is one detailing many games that we know and love. Some of them are new, some have been around a while, but all are great fun. This guide encompasses board games, card games, video games, and even an app. Check them out! And please share your […]

5 Kid-Friendly Games from ARGfest

This past weekend, a few dozen gamers converged on Bloomington, Indiana for the 10th ARGfest-o-con, an annual conference for alternate reality game producers and players. While most of the discussion centered around the business and value proposition of transmedia storytelling, …

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide #2: Games

Regardless of what holidays you celebrate, the end-of-year festivities are right around the corner. If you choose to purchase gifts online, you need to order then in advance to allow for shipping time, backorders, and comparison shopping. We at GeekMom are here to help you with ideas for anyone on your gift list, from babies […]

Puzzle Games made with Lasers is the website of Kadon Enterprises, a family owned business that builds beautiful puzzle toys to order out of acrylics and wood in their workshop in Pasadena, MD.  Most of their games consist of sets of tiles that fit together in interesting ways, such as Polyonimoes, Penrose tiles, and edge matching games using regular […]