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Op Ed

1Reason - In The Base Case by Kim Swift (thanks GamesIndustry International)
So, I have a secret wish. Whenever I’m in the public eye, whether it’s doing PR or giving a talk – and this is going to sound amazingly corny — I hope that there’s a little girl out there that sees me and thinks to herself, “Oh look! Girls make games too.” I say this because this problem isn’t going to change on a dime. A grown adult isn’t going to change their mind about their inherent beliefs or their personality because someone gave them the stink eye (or an Internet reaming).

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15. Re: Op Ed Jan 4, 2013, 03:33 Cyanotetyphas
 
Hopefully women will naturally stream into video game development now that everyone plays SOMETHING.

I think our hobby is sorely missing some unique perspective. The last game I played that had a female central protagonist was Portal 2 and she was mute...before that maybe Bayonetta? Frowny face.
 
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