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Is Video Game Addiction Real?

Is Video Game Addiction Real? | Trisha Miller Guest Post | Gamerwife.com

This post comes courtesy of the fantastic Trisha Miller of That Dang Vegan. In addition to being extremely passionate about animals and the vegan lifestyle, Trisha is also an avid gamer and I was thrilled when she approached me about writing a piece for Gamerwife. There was a time not so long ago when video games were not so widely accepted by the mainstream audience. It used to be assumed that only “nerds” would enjoy playing games for 12 hours…

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Rants & Essays

The Emotional Minefield – Online Harassment & Video Games

Alright, I’m going to state this, plain and simple, it is hard being a woman who enjoys video games. We experience constant, gender specific abuse, and are often told by our colleagues that this is the nature of the beast; that we are not allowed to be critical of how the video game industry operates as is because it has always existed in this space, and always will. We are told to grow a thicker skin when it comes to…

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Geek Life Video Games

Arcade Block Unboxing December 2014

Full Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Making purchases from these links may result in a commission for this site so that I can buy cat litter. You can learn more about my disclosure policy here. As I mentioned in my first Arcade Block unboxing video, I decided to continue with my subscription since I was so happy with my first block and wanted to see if the level of quality would continue in subsequent boxes. Well, my December Arcade…

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Geek Life Video Games

Arcade Block Unboxing November 2014

Full Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Making purchases from these links may result in a commission for this site so that I can buy cat litter. You can learn more about my disclosure policy here. My first Arcade Block finally arrived, just in time for holiday gift giving. As I mention in the video, even though this post is going up in December, I am actually reviewing the November Arcade Block from Nerd Block. Like the Horror Block, the…

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Geek Life Video Games

IndieBox Unboxing August 2014

Indiebox | Mystery Box Gift Guide for Gamers | Gamerwife.com

IndieBox is a brand new subscription box service committed to promoting the best new independent video games, while at the same time rewarding gamers with all the deluxe, extra-textual stuff that’s disappeared with the advent of digital distribution. You know, the box, the instruction manual, posters, etc. Last month’s game, Forced, came packed with beautiful goodies. Check out what came in the August box: While this will probably be my last IndieBox for a little while (I pay for all…

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