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5 Self Care Apps Tested

5 Self Care Apps Tested | Gamerwife.com

Being a recovering cynic (my brother and sister were convinced Daria was modeled on me), ‘self care’ is one of those terms that really squicked me out initially. It seemed both too woo-woo and too obvious to be taken seriously. And what did bubble baths have to do with well-being anyways? Well, fast forward a few years and a few therapy sessions later and I’ve finally (finally!) started to understand the benefits of not shitting all over myself for not…

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Diary of a Game Developer: Episode 2 – Story & Mechanics

Diary of a Game Developer - Episode 2 | Gamerwife.com

This post is part 2 in an on-going series about my adventures as a first time game developer. You can find part 1 here. In last week’s episode I told you all about what kind of game I want to make and what tool I’m using to make it. This week I’m going to focus on what kind of story I want to tell and how I’m planning to tell it. In Episode 1 of my game developer diary I…

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My Origin Story – Why I Became A Video Game Blogger

My Origin Story | Gamerwife.com

This post is part of a link-up created by Mickey of Nerdily. Be sure to read her post on the topic here. This post is sort of a companion piece to the post I wrote a couple of weeks ago explaining the name of my blog that I’d been meaning to write for a while, but when I saw Mickey’s call out for bloggers to share their ‘origin stories’ I knew I’d finally have to get off my duff and…

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Female Friendly Video Game Websites

Female Friendly Video Game Websites | Gamerwife.com

While statistics back up the fact that the gender split for gamers is pretty much 50/50 these days, some video game websites still insist on sticking to a boy’s club aesthetic. You know what I’m talking about. Sites with listicles called things like ‘Top 20 Gaming Hotties of All Time’ or think pieces about how feminists are ruining games by suggesting that booty poopin’ poses for game characters might not be sending the right message. Sure, things have gotten A…

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Guest Post: Walking Dead: Road to Survival – A game in which every choice matters

TWD_Scene10 | Guest Post: Walking Dead: Road to Survival – A game in which every choice matters | Gamerwife.com

Full Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Scopely. You can learn more about my disclosure policy here. Walking Dead games have always been able to absorb me in ways the TV shows never could. Imagine my excitement when I saw a new game in the series waiting in the iOS and Android store. The Walking Dead: Road to Survival is out and brings with it a host of unique features you don’t often see in a mobile app. What makes…

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