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Game on Girl

178 EpisodesProduced by Regina McMenomyWebsite

Conversations about gaming, pop culture, and gender.

178 Episodes | 2012 - 2021

S4 E1 - Doug Bass and Flicking Finches

July 23rd, 2021


Welcome back!

My apologies it's been so long since I posted an episode. In the last few months, I've started a new job in a completely new field and …

S3 E9 - Watching Lord of the Rings as a Mom

December 4th, 2020


Greetings Gentle Listeners!

This week Regina takes us back to the world of Lord of the Rings. She talks about what it's like to watch the trilogy now that she's a mom. Yes... it's been that long since she watched these …

S3 E8 - Isabela Oliveira & It Gets Even Better: Stories of Queer Possibility

November 14th, 2020


Greetings gentle listeners!

This week, Regina interviews a regular from The Geek Embassy, Isabela Oliveira! Isabela is here to tell us about a …

S3 E7 - Biden's Island and Sus AOC

November 2nd, 2020


Greetings gentle listeners! In this episode of Game on Girl, Regina talks about politics. Specifically, Joe Biden's Animal Crossing New Horizon's …

S3 E6 - Amanda Gardner and Romancelvania

October 23rd, 2020


Greetings Gentle Listeners!

In this episode of Game on Girl, Regina interviews Amanda Gardner about her new game, Romancelvania! Amanda is a storyteller, writer, mom, teacher, and narrative director for The Deep End …

S3 E5 - Social Distancing, Comfort Watching, and Veronica Mars

April 24th, 2020


Greetings Gentle Listeners! In the latest episode of Game on Girl, Regina talks about her experience of social distancing and finding a show to watch. She talks about her decision making process, what she knew she …

S3E4 — The Female Mastermind and Good Girls

March 11th, 2020


What do you think of when you hear the term mastermind? What kind of character comes to mind? How do they behave? What do they do? What kind of skills do they have? 

What makes someone THE mastermind? Join Regina …

S3E3 - Super Bowl Half Time Shows and Sexuality

February 5th, 2020


Did you watch the Super Bowl? Were you surprised by the half time show? In this episode, I talk about how my attention was drawn to the half time show. Reactions from friends and articles appearing in my news feed made …

S3E2 - Localization Writer and Editor Michelle Deco

January 22nd, 2020


Have you ever wondered what localization is? Have you heard the term used and not known exactly what the process is like? This week, Regina interviews localization writer and editor, Michelle Deco, about her work in the …

S3E1 - Reflections and Plans

January 15th, 2020


It's a new year and a new season for Game on Girl! Listen to Regina talk about some meaningful conversations she's had with a handful of listeners …

S2 E15 - Female Representation in The Mandalorian

December 18th, 2019


Are you watching the latest Star Wars TV series, The Mandalorian? Regina has some opinions about how women are represented in the newest offering from the franchise available on Disney+. Listen to hear what she has to …

S2 E14 - Video Games and Nostalgia

November 8th, 2019


There is a pretty hot trend of rolling back to the “old days” of video games. The Classic WoW servers, and the SNES and NES Classic Consoles are just …

S2 E13 - The Balanced Gamer & Combo Types

October 26th, 2019


What happens when someone likes more than one way to game? What if you’re a little bit self and a little bit role play? What about mastery and self? …

S2E12 - Geeky Endings

June 4th, 2019


Some major franchises in geek culture came to an end in the last few weeks. Listen as Regina talks about her reactions to and the cultural impact of …

S2E11 - Are You a Solo or Social Gamer?

April 12th, 2019


Do you love jumping in a random group of people to play your favorite game? Do you play games mostly by yourself? Come join Regina McMenomy, Ph.D. as …

S2E10 - My Captain Marvel Crisis

March 20th, 2019


Join Regina McMenomy, PhD, as she talks about all things gender and gaming. In this episode, Regina talks about the role of female superheroes in her …

S2E9 - Do the Gamer Types Get Along?

February 8th, 2019


Ever run into a conflict with gamers in your game group? Find a particular game annoying because your friends play it wrong? Join Regina McMenomy, …

S2E8 - Mastery Gamer Type

January 25th, 2019


Do you strive to unlock all of the achievements in a game? Does your Steam profile show more than one game at 100% completion? Then you might be a Mastery Gamer Type! Listen to Regina McMenomy, Ph.D. talk about the …

S2E7 - Indie Author Trish Heinrich

January 23rd, 2019


Hello Everyone! Yes, Game on Girl is back! This month I have a great interview with Indie Author, Trish Heinrich.

About Trish

Trish is an indie author I had the pleasure of being on a panel with at last year's Geek Girl …

S2E6 - Role Player Gamer Type

January 18th, 2019


Do you create an extensive background for your avatar? Do you make up your own creative story that ties to your avatar’s choices? Listen to Regina McMenomy, Ph.D talk about one of the ways gamers create new identities …

S2E5 - Self Gamer Type

December 6th, 2018


What decisions do you make when you design an avatar in game? Listen as Regina talks about self gamers and the lengths they will go to to see themselves in-game.


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S2E4 - Who is Game on Girl?

November 30th, 2018


Hello Everyone and welcome to Game on Girl on the Go! In this episode, Regina talks about her video game research and the gamer types she’s …

S2E3 - Jaimie Cordero from Espionage Cosmetics

September 17th, 2018


Greetings Geeks and welcome to another episode of Game on Girl!
My apologies for the lag in episode releases for Game on Girl. I came back with the …

S2E2 — Matisse Fletcher from Living Computers

May 16th, 2018


Greetings, Geeks!
Welcome back to season two of Game on Girl! I have an amazing interview this week with Matisse Fletcher from the Living Computers Museum + Labs in Seattle, Washington. Matisse shares with us her journey …

S2E1 – Nananea Returns!

April 19th, 2018


Welcome to Game on Girl!
Nananea returns in the first episode of season 2 of my original podcast. For this episode, we chat with Nananea about what she's been up to in the five years since we originally had her on the …

Game on Girl is Back!

April 12th, 2018


Hello Everyone. This is Regina from The Geek Embassy.
If you’ve been a fan of the podcast for anytime you know we’ve gone through some changes in the past few years. We started out as the Game on Girl podcast and then …

LIVE with Evan Graham and Tantalus Depths

August 5th, 2016


As I hope you all know by now, I recently joined a new community of writers trying to get their books published: Inkshares. I jumped into a contest for the Nerdist for books about video games and found myself in a …

Episode 154 - February 2016 LIVE Hangout

March 11th, 2016


Greetings Geeks!

Here is our latest hangout as a podcast episode. We had a great time hanging out and talking about recent movies, and TV shows, and our favorite geek couples. There are some pretty great offerings …

Episode 153 - Farewell 2015 LIVE Hangout

February 4th, 2016


Hey Geeks, 
My apologies that I am posting this episode so late. I was out of town for most of January and living with very limited DSL... the kind …

Episode 152 - November LIVE Hangout

November 25th, 2015


Hey Everyone, 
Just in time for your U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, we have a new episode and a new hangout to share. For our November hangout, we …

Episode 151 - October LIVE Hangout - ZOMBIES!

November 4th, 2015


Hey Everyone!
We had a great time for our October hanging talking about all things undead. We talk about games, movies, TV shows, fast versus slow zombies, and if one of the most famous science fiction creatures is …

Episode 150: August Hangout

August 21st, 2015


In this month's hangout, we took on the theme of our favorite Geekdoms. What is a geekdom, you say? Well, Rhonda asked the same question and I described it as:
Geekdom: A specific subset of a fandom you enjoy.
So I enjoy …

Episode 149 - July LIVE Hangout

July 17th, 2015


Hey Everyone!
Here is our latest Google+ Hangout in both audio and video format. You can watch the video or listen to the episode here or on the …

Episode 148 - June LIVE Hangout

June 19th, 2015


Hey Everyone!
For our podcast listeners, the new LIVE Hangout we did on Sunday June 14th is now available as a podcast. If you haven't checked out the YouTube video, don't miss it. We've got some great geeky items that …

Episode 147 - May 2015 - Game on Girl LIVE Hangout!

May 27th, 2015


Hey Everyone, 
If you missed our LIVE Google Hangout on Sunday, May 17, here is the YouTube recording AND an newly uploaded podcast episode for those of you who like to listen to us chat. We had a great time and send out …

Episode 146 - Emerald City Comic Con LIVE

April 1st, 2015


Hello Everyone!
Have I got a treat for you! Here is a very special episode of the podcast, recorded LIVE at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, WA March 28th and 29th. Check out the pics and the episode!
I must say, it …

Episode 145 - Changes

January 19th, 2015


Hello Everyone, 
This week, Rhonda and I discuss some important changes that are happening around these parts. I will write more about it later in the week but for now, please listen to the episode and leave your …

Episode 144 - The Headlines Show

January 12th, 2015


This week, we discuss some current events in a headline show. For those fans of the times Rhonda and I disagree, this is a show for you! Listen to us debate the responsibility of celebrities to understand feminism …

Episode 143 - Year in Review 2014

January 5th, 2015


It's that time of year again. Mark and Ryan join us to discuss some of our favorites media from 2014. We share music, movies, TV shows, books, games, and a personal wild card. Check out the show and share your favorites …

Episode 142 - Sandi Glahn

December 24th, 2014


This week we are delighted to have Sandi Glahn join us on the show again. We are really enjoying what has become a yearly tradition of talking about gender related topics with Sandi. She has great insight. This week, we …

Episode 141 - Procrastinators' Purchasing Portfolio

December 15th, 2014


Ho Ho Holy Cow I'm Late! Ever have one of those times you can't quite figure out what to get someone and you're crunched for time? The …

Episode 140 - Linda Breneman from Pixelkin

December 8th, 2014


Linda Breneman from Pixelkin joins us this week. We have a great discussion about gaming with your kids, making content accessible to new gamers, and the fun of a good online gaming experience. Make sure to check out …

Episode 139 - Cathe Post

December 1st, 2014


This week Cathe Post from joins us on the show. We discuss training your kids to be board gaming geeks, cosplaying as a family, and some of our favorite board games. In the WRaP, Rhonda and I discuss our …

Episode 138 - Holiday PLaylist

November 18th, 2014


In anticipation of the quickly approaching Holidaze, Rhonda and I invite fearless intern, Isabela, to join us for our holiday playlist episode. …

Episode 137 - Chicks Dig Gaming

November 10th, 2014


This week we review an excellent anthology focused on women gamers. "Chicks Dig Gaming" from Mad Norwegian press is a great collection of stories and …

Episode 136 - Allison Carrier - Renaissance Woman

November 3rd, 2014


This week we have the pleasure of chatting with Alison Carrier, a bona fide Renaissance Woman and female geek hero. Alison works for EA at the Red Crow Austin studio as a UI/UX designer. Hear some stories about working …

Episode 135 - Game on Ghouls!

October 27th, 2014


In our first ever Halloween episode, Rhonda and I talk about season 7 of True Blood. I will warn you know - WE SPOIL EVERYTHING. So if you are a fan and haven't watched, skip to the last part of the episode where we …

Episode 134 - Anne Marie Porter

October 21st, 2014


This week we catch up with researcher and graduate student, Anne Marie Porter. Anne Marie shares with us her research exploring games and health. Yes, you read that right. HEALTH. Listen to hear some fascinating effects …

Episode 133 - Geek Girl Con 14

October 13th, 2014


We had a great time this weekend at Geek Girl Con 14! Rhonda, Isabela, and I represented Game on Girl at this fantastic gathering. We recorded a short podcast and recorded several short videos showing off all …

Episode 132 - Jim McKeny

October 6th, 2014


Have we got a treat for you this week, dear listeners! Actor extraordinaire Jim McKeny joins us to talk about his new movie, The Devil's Hand! We …

Episode 131 - The Headlines Show

September 29th, 2014


This week, we take on the latest feminist news in our headline show. There are SO MANY stories about feminism right now, good and bad, and we tackle a few here. What's your definition of feminism? Do you think it needs …

Episode 130 - Tim Weaver

September 22nd, 2014


Author Tim Weaver is the guest on the show this week! Check out the details at!Until next time, game on!Rhonda & Mark


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Episode 129 - Brianna Wu from Giant Spacekat Studio

September 15th, 2014


We are honored to have Brianna (Bri) Wu join us on the show this week. Bri is co-founder and head of development for Giant Spacekat Studio. Their …

Episode 128 - Live Podcast from Dragon Con with Mitch Hutts

September 8th, 2014


This week, we share Rhonda's live podcast from Dragon Con featuring Mitch Hutts, vlogger from Geek and Sundry. Check out the details at!Game on!Regina & Rhonda


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Episode 127 - The Headlines Show

September 2nd, 2014


This week, Rhonda and I hand picked some new stories to discuss on our Headline Show. There is tons of news out there and we love chatting about the good, the bad, and the geeky. Let us know your thoughts in the …

Episdoe 126 - A tribute to Robin Williams

August 18th, 2014


This week, we remember comdedian and actor, Robin Williams. Mark and Ryan join us on the show and we center our discussion on a favorite scene from movies and his stand-up routines. Check out the links on

Episode 125 - Swordsman Review

August 11th, 2014


This week we review the new MMORPG from Perfect World Entertainment, Swordsman. For screen shots and details about our review, visit!Until next time, game on!Regina & Rhonda


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Episode 124 - James Brady from Cloud Cap Games

August 4th, 2014


This week we have a great interview with James Brady from Cloud Cap Games in Portland, OR. Cloud Cap is Regina's favorite LGS (Local Game Store) and a great community based small business. Listen to hear us discuss …

Episode 123 - FanGirl Tricia Barr

July 28th, 2014


Have we got a great show for you this week! Tricia Barr from the FanGirl
blog joins us. We discuss Star Wars fandom, strong female characters,
and writing. Check out the episode and let us know what you think in the

Episode 122 - Con*Gregate

July 21st, 2014


This week, Rhonda reports about her experiences at ConGregate, a fan conin Winstom-Salem. Listen to hear all about this great experience! We continue our summer book recommendations based on your vacation destination of …

Episode 121 - Toni Lesatz from My Book Addiction

July 14th, 2014


This week, we chat with writer, gamer, blogger, and mom, Toni Lesatz from My Book addiction. We have a great chat about writing, gaming, and website promotions. Check out the links at!Until next time, …

Episode 120 - White Willow Films

July 7th, 2014


We've got fantastic guests for the show this week. We chat
with the directors and producers of “No Princess in the Castle,” Natalie
Rossetti and Dave Danzara. “No Princess in the Castle” is “a new documentary on
the lives …

Episode 119 - UtopYA Con

July 1st, 2014


This week, Rhonda reports in about UtopYA Con, a young adult and new adult fiction writers convention she attended in Nashville. Make sure to check …

Episode 118 - Kelsey from Nerdy but Flirty

June 24th, 2014


This week, we have the pleasure of chatting with Kelsey from Nerdy but Flirty and Stream Friends! We talk about favorite games, streaming, editing a site, and keeping up with gaming news. Make sure to check Kelsey out …

Episode 117 - SKA Studios!

June 16th, 2014


This show is long overdue. Regina and Rhonda are big fans of Michelle Juett Silva and James Silva at SKA Studios. Listen to this episode to hear us …

Episode 116 - Headlines Show

June 9th, 2014


This week we chat about the latest news and geeky headlines. We also show and tell our favorite geeky desk decorations. Check out our latest vlog! Links to the articles and comments at!Until next …

Episode 115 - Alison

June 2nd, 2014


We've got a great show for you this week! Alison "Mu" Jones joins us to discuss art, gaming, and role playing. We WRaP about our current geeky …

Episode 114 - Favorite Geeky Toys

May 27th, 2014


In our latest episode, editor extraordinaire Ryan joins us as we show and tell our top three favorite geeky toys. Check out our gallery of pics and the video version on the site,!
Until next time, …

Episode 113 - T-Shirts and TV Shows

May 19th, 2014


In another video installment of the show, we share our favorite geeky t-shirts and talk about the end of this seasons TV shows, the cancellations …

Episode 112 - The VIDEO Headline Show

May 5th, 2014


Game on Girl: A podcast about gender and gaming. Regina McMenomy, Ph.D., explores identity and gaming in this interview based podcast. She talks to gamers of all types about how gaming impacts every aspect of their …

Episode 111 - Games to Movies

April 28th, 2014


We shake up our format a bit this week and WRaP at the start of the show, then we start a new segment, "I NEED THAT," before we launch into our discussion of why movie adaptations of video games are so terrible. …

Episode 110 - Sarah the Rebel

April 23rd, 2014


Hold on to your controllers, gamers! Have we got a great show for you this week! Sarah "the Rebel" Rodriguez founder of Nerdy but Flirty and Director …

Episode 109 - The Headline Show

April 14th, 2014


This week, Rhonda and Regina talk about some recent news articles in geek culture. For links to the articles and to leave a comment, visit 

Episode 108 - Top 5 Female Friendships

April 7th, 2014


This week, our intern, Isabela, joins us to talk about a discussion she recently sparked on the Game on Girl Twitter feed and Facebook page. What are your favorite female friendships in TV, Movies, Books, and Video …

Episode 107 - Titanfall and TMG

April 1st, 2014


This week, Chris and Kelly from The Married Gamers join Regina and Mark to discuss the new first person shooter, Titanfall. After reading Susan Ardent's article, "Why TItanfall's Trailer Made Me Emotional," we were very …

Episode 106 - Welcome Back Grab Bag

March 24th, 2014


The Doc returns to the show from a brief hiatus and there are lots of topics to discuss. Mark joins Regina and Rhonda to discuss the Ban Bossy campaign promoting leadership in girls. Does one word have major impact on …

Episode 105 - Top Five Classic Sci-Fi Male Characters

March 17th, 2014


Since I have Mark and Ryan on the show again, I decided to revisit the first "Top Five" list Regina and I ever did. We also discuss male tropes. Do they exist? You bet your Optimus Prime they do! Check out 

Episode 104 - Nicole Hazen

March 11th, 2014


Regina is taking some much needed time off so Ryan and I enjoy talking to Nicole Hazen, gamer, artist, and comic book fan. This is one of those …

Episode 103 - Top Five Child Characters: Fantasy Genre

March 3rd, 2014


This week we share our top five child characters from our favorite fantasy books, movies, and TV shows. Listen to hear both our favorites and some of the connections we make to each of these characters. For links to …

Episode 102 - Nika Harper: Story Mode

February 24th, 2014


Generally, I try not to think about episodes in terms of favorites but I have to confess that our guest this week has already become a favorite.


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Episode 101 - Geeky Romances

February 17th, 2014


Inspired by recent events on The Big Bang Theory, we talk about our favorite geeky romances on this week's show. Listen to hear our top five romances and geeky moments from movies, TV, and books. Let us know your …

Episode 100 - Turning the Tables

February 10th, 2014


We reach a significant milestone this week, dear listeners. 100 episodes of Game on Girl! Mark and Ryan join us to turn the tables and interview me and Rhonda about the last two years podcasting, our plans for the show …

Episode 99 - Susana Polo from The Mary Sue

February 3rd, 2014


Writer and editor Susana Polo from The Mary Sue joins us on the show this week. We have a great conversation about how The Mary Sue came about four …

Episode 98 - Mia & Omar: 2 Broke Geeks

January 27th, 2014


Hold on to your controllers and Doctor Who T-shirts! This week Mia and Omar from 2 Broke Geeks join us on the show! They are a featured vlog on …

Episode 97 - Pallas Langford

January 20th, 2014


This week, we return to the roots of Game on Girl and interview self proclaimed NON-gamer, Pallas Langford. We have a great conversation about old …

Episode 96 - Gaming for Good

January 14th, 2014


We talk a lot on the show about how gaming does a lot for us personally but this week we take on the topic of how gaming contributes to an overall healthier, happier world through some great gaming charities. For links …

Episode 95 - WraP-ing up 2013

January 6th, 2014


This week, writer Mark and podcast editor Ryan join us to discuss our favorite TV shows, movies, games, and books from 2013. Listen and see if we included your favorite! If not, let us know on!Game

Episode 94 - 2014 Cons

December 31st, 2013


If you have a geeky interest, there's a con out there for you. This week we discuss some of the cons we plan to attend and some we dream of attending. Check out for some great con resources!Happy New …

Episode 93 - Ashley Zdeb & LARP 101

December 23rd, 2013


We've got a great interview for you this week. We talk to Co-founder and Director of the nationwide LARP Dystopia Rising, Ashley Zdeb. Ashley helps further our understanding of LARPing by covering some basics of game …

Episode 92 - Holiday Travel Playlist

December 17th, 2013


This week, we discuss some of our favorites to listen to on the road. We know many people travel for the holidaze so here are a few suggestions about …

Episode 91 - 2014 Movies

December 9th, 2013


Starting with the newsworthy casting of Wonder Woman in the upcoming "Superman vs Batman" movie, we discuss the movies we are looking forward to in 2014. What do you think of the casting of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman? …

Episode 90 - Good to be a Geek in 2013

December 2nd, 2013


Our editor, Ryan, joins us this week to discuss all the many reasons we have to be happy geeks right now. We talk about movies, TV shows, games, and communities we all take part in. Check out our conversation and let us …

Episode 89 - High Tech, Low Tech, No Tech, Ho Ho Ho!

November 25th, 2013


Well it is that time of year again! The Holidaze is upon us! This week writer Mark joins us for the show and we talk about a host of different items …

Episode 88 - The Doubleclicks!

November 18th, 2013


Hold on to your keyboards and your controllers, dear geeky gaming listeners! This week we have Angela and Aubrey Webber, AKA The Doubleclicks, on the …

Episode 87 - Gender Ratings: A Good or Bad Idea?

November 11th, 2013


This week, Rhonda and I talk about the recent implementation by a handful of Swedish cinemas to rate movies based on the Bechdel test. We discuss is …

Episode 86 - Nicole Spag from LoL

November 4th, 2013


Delighted to have another host from the Ladies of Leet join us for the show this week. Nicole Spag joins us for a great conversation and perhaps the …

Episode 85 - Darla Kennerud from Privateer Press

October 28th, 2013


Darla Kennerud, Managing Editor at Privateer Press, joins us this week. We talk about what it means to be an editor, specifically in the game industry and at a company that has such a massive amount of lore and history …

Episode 84 - Kim Price from LoL

October 21st, 2013


Have we got a fantastic episode for you this week! Honestly, we could have chatted for hours with Kim Price from The Ladies of Leet podcast! Listen …

Episode 83 - Raising Strong Gamer Girls

October 15th, 2013


The focus of this week's show comes from a letter a listener sent us about playing online with his eight year old daughter. We talk about strategies …

Episode 82 - Wonder Woman Web Videos & Game Narratives

October 7th, 2013


We have an eclectic show for you this week. We take on several different topics in one show! Introducing a new segment, we talk about gender …

Episode 81 - GoG Writer: Amy Joel

September 30th, 2013


We have a great conversation with you this week as we chat with new writer for the Game on Girl site, Amy Joel. Amy share stories from her gaming past, her gaming family, and


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Episode 80 - Public Shaming

September 24th, 2013


Some interesting discussions popped up around the selection
of this year's Miss America. Social networks were ablaze with this story from
BuzzFeed …

Episode 79 - Revisiting Sex & Gender with Sandi Glahn

September 16th, 2013


This week we have one of our all time favorite guests back on the show: Sandi Glahn. Sandi first joined us on episode 17, where we talked about the …

Episode 78 - PAX and Dragon*Con 2013

September 9th, 2013


Through our exhaustion, we put together an episode detailing all the fun we had at cons on the same weekend but on opposite sides of the coast. Rhonda was at Dragon*Con in Atlanta, GA and I was at PAX Prime in Seattle, …

Episode 77 - Gaming 101: Mobile Games

August 26th, 2013


In honor of the release of Plants vs Zombies 2: It's About Time, we return to our gaming basics series and talk about all the details of mobile gaming. We talk about the many game genres that can be found on your smart …

Episode 75 - Gender Flipping

August 12th, 2013


This week we talk about a great internet meme that's really taken off in the last few months: gender flipping. We're sure you've seen the pictures of our favorite male superheroes posed like female superheroes. Listen …

Episode 74 - Simon Berman: WARMACHINE: Tactics

August 5th, 2013


Two of our favorite things at Game on Girl cross paths today: tabletop and video games. Simon Berman from Privateer Press joins us to discuss the Kickstarter for WARMACHINE: Tactics. Tactics takes Privateer Press's …

Episode 73 - Kristy Guevara-Flanagan

July 29th, 2013


We introduced you to Wonder Women and Wonder City in episode 65. This week, we take our love of the documentary one step further by interviewing the director, Kristy Guevara-Flanagan. Kristy takes us through her …

Episode 72 - Top Five Robots

July 23rd, 2013


This week we share our favorite top five robots. Some heroic, some dangerous, some beloved favorites, we discuss how robots help us understand our own humanity. Listen and let us know what your favorite robots are …

Episode 68 - Man Date Monday Invades!

June 24th, 2013


This week we have the honor of having the hosts of Man Date Mondays join us on the show. Aaron and Rusty invited us to be on their show a few months ago and we promised to have them on the show to give them the Game on …

Episode 67 - E3 Does it Again

June 17th, 2013


Well it's that time of year. E3 happened last week. We recorded this episode shortly after some pretty controversial events happened at the Microsoft press conference. Listen to hear us discuss the power of language and …

Episode 66 - Andy Valasquez from Neverwinter

June 10th, 2013


Want more action in your MMORPG experience? Andy Velasquez, Lead Producer on Neverwinter, the D&D MMORPG from Perfect World and Cryptic Studios. Andy shares with us some of the challenges faced by game producers and …

Episode 65 - Wonder Women

June 3rd, 2013


Occasionally, there is a movie or a documentary that changes your entire world view. This is not one of those times. The PBS Independent Lens documentary, Wonder Women, reaffirms everything we talk about on Game on …

Episode 64 - The Married Gamers

May 27th, 2013


Have we got a treat for everyone this week! We chat with Chris and Kelly Brown, hosts of The Married Gamers podcast. Topics range from gamers and gamification, relationships, good communication skills, and free beer. If …

Episode 63 - Mike Stevens: Golden Sky Stories

May 20th, 2013


If you're looking for a family friendly, non-violent tabletop role playing game, this is the episode for you. We talk with Mike Stevens from Star …

Episode 62 - Genese Davis

May 13th, 2013


Bridging the gap between gamers and non-gamers: this is a topic that we've addressed many times on the show. This week we talk to author, host, and …

Episode 61 - Tropes vs Women in Video Games: Damsel in Distress Part 1

May 6th, 2013


I know you've all been waiting for this discussion. Anita Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women in Video Games is one of the most talked about and anticipated YouTube video series. We analyze her argument and its relation to …

Episode 60 - Indie Game Stand

April 29th, 2013


Do you love games? What about indie games? What about paying what you want for fantastic indie games? Well we've got the site for you! This week, we chat with Matt Cangialosi and Mike Gnade with Indie Game Stand. Every …

Episode 59 - Tom Eastman & Trinket Studios

April 22nd, 2013


We have an awesome show for you this week! We interview Tom Eastman from Trinket Studios! Two of Trinket's games were featured at PAX East this year, …

Episode 58 - LARPers Brandes and Rabbit

April 16th, 2013


This week we interview married gamers, LARPers, and game industry vets Brandis and Rabbit. They share some really fantastic stories of acceptance and engagement from their LARPing community. Check out links on our site:

Episode 57 - Dealing with Trolls

April 8th, 2013


Trolls and Trolling. It's been a hot topic in the game community over the past few months. Two well publicized incidents happened in the same weekend …

Episode 56 - PAX East Wrap Up

April 1st, 2013


Check out our new episode to hear all about our PAX East adventures. We talked to some great people and went to some fabulous panels. If you were at …

Episode 55 - PAX East Panel

March 25th, 2013


Well here it is! "What is Your Gamer Type?" exactly as it was presented at PAX East. If you'd like to see a short intro video, please check out the site at!

Until next time, Game On! Regina & Rhonda


Episode 54 - Social Media Gamers

March 18th, 2013


In episode 54, we discuss how social media games are impacting our definitions of gaming and gamers. We chat with Sharon Browning, a writer for the site, who recently wrote a series of articles about this very topic. …

Episode 53 - Female Protagonists

March 11th, 2013


We take on the role of female protagonists in this week's episode, discussing a recent article by Carolyn Petit on Gamespot. In "Fear of a Woman …

Episode 52 - Gaming 101: RPGs

March 3rd, 2013


Returning to our series of gaming basics, we give you all the basics you'd ever want to know about RPGs or Role Playing Games. We talk about the …

Episode 51 - Doug Bass and Garden Dice

February 25th, 2013


Sometimes, the best games are the ones that are simple in game play but deceptively layered in strategy. This week, we talk with Doug Bass creator of Garden Dice which is one such game. He tells us about the creative …

Episode 50 - Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter

February 17th, 2013


Tune in this week to hear Regina and Rhonda discuss their experiences in the Beta for Dungeons and Dragons Neverwinter. We talk about character classes, graphics, and game play. This is Rhonda's first MMO experience so …

Episode 49 - Gender Stereotypes at Work

February 8th, 2013


What do an episode of Supernatural, Last Man Standing, and a female EA exec have in common? Listen to this episode to find out!

This week marks the one anniversary of the Game on Girl podcast. A huge shout out to all our …

Episode 48 - Nananea: The Skull Ninja

February 1st, 2013


Have we got a show for you this week, dear listeners! Nananea, AKA The Skull Ninja, joins us to talk all things gaming, including Orcs Must Die 2, …

Episode 47 - The Denouement: The Guild S6

January 25th, 2013


Hopefully, you all love The Guild as much as we do. In the course of the show, we've talked about individual episodes, scenes, and many of the …

Episode 46 - BBT: The Bakersfield Expedition

January 22nd, 2013


This week in Pop Culture, we talk about a recent episode of The Big Bang Theory where we see Penny, Bernadette, and Amy dive further into geek …

Episode 45 - Diamond Ponies, Rogues, and Being Hard Enough Core: Chatting with Chris Brady

January 11th, 2013


Greetings Gamers! In this episode we chat with Chris Brady, one of the original interviewees from my dissertation research. We have a great chat about all kinds of gaming and all kinds of gamers. We also share your …

Episode 44 - All About Indies - Best of 2012

January 6th, 2013


We took some time on the show this week to reflect on Wired Magazine's list of the best games of 2012. Joined by new writer, Mark Schjoll, we discuss …

Episode 43 - Permadeath

December 28th, 2012


For our last episode of the year we taking on endings . . . permanent endings. Inspired by Andrew Groen's article, "In These Games Death is Forever and That's Awesome," in Wired, we discuss how the mechanic of …

Episode 42 - The Golden Rule of Gaming

December 21st, 2012


The question: What is your Golden Rule for gaming? Your answers? Truly inspired. Listen to this episode and see what our community had to say about …

Episode 41 - Gaming 103: First Person Shooters

December 14th, 2012


Here is the next installment of our Intro to Game Culture series: Gaming 103: First Person Shooters. Use this episode to help your non-gamer friends …

Episode 40 - Just Some Ass Kickers

December 8th, 2012


This week we talk about some of our favorite ass kicking female characters. Check out our combined top 10 list that includes some classic and new …

Episode 39 - Our Holidaze Recommendations

December 1st, 2012


Greetings Gamers! This week we share with you our recommendations for giving and receiving this year! We discuss several recommendations for digital and board games you can gift to your gamer friends or put on your own …

Episode 38 - Wreck It Ralph

November 23rd, 2012


This week we talk about what promises to be a hit holiday film, Wreck it Ralph from Disney Studios. We talk about heroes, villains, good story …

Episode 37 - Lunch Journals from N3rdg4sm

November 16th, 2012


Gamers! We have a special treat for you this week! Lunch Journals (LJ) from N3rdg4sm Lulzcast joins us for a chat about fast cars, fast women, and …

Episode 36 - Fan Culture on Castle

November 8th, 2012


This week we discuss fan culture on a popular tv show: Castle starring Nathan Fillion. Check out a great conversation about the power of fan culture …

Episode 35 - Gaming 102: Tower Defense

November 2nd, 2012


Hello Everyone! This week we continue our gaming basics series and take on one of our favorite genres, Tower Defense games. We'll walk you through all the basics of this play style by discussing some of our favorite …

Episode 34 - Brains & Games: Jodi Black and Family

October 26th, 2012


This week we present to you another fabulous gaming family. We talk with Jodi Black from Beautiful Brains Books and Games and her two daughters, …

Episode 33 - Chris Ritter: Gamifying Tech Coms

October 18th, 2012


This week we return to one of our favorite themes: gamification. We talk to Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Tech, Chris Ritter. He shares his approach to teaching technical communications using a service …

Episode 32 - Our Communities and The Guild Season 6

October 12th, 2012


My fellow gamers,

It is that time of year again. There is a new season of our favorite webseries: The Guild. In honor of the show, Rhonda and I discuss the past seasons, the development of some of our favorite …

Episode 31 - Building Community: Jessica Merizan

October 5th, 2012


Very exciting episode this week! We have the honor of talking to Jessica Merizan, community manager from BioWare! She's worked on two of our favorite franchises - Mass Effect and Dragon Age! Listen to hear stories about …

Episode 30 - Borderlands 2: Like walking into a graphic novel

September 28th, 2012


Greetings gamers! Check out the latest episode of Game on Girl where we talk about Borderlands 2 from Gearbox. We share impressions of game play, story, graphics, and characters. If you're not playing and Borderlands 2 …

Episode 29 - Lynn Hogan: Fantasy in her Reality

September 21st, 2012


For episode 29, we were honored to have the chance to speak with Lynn Hogan. Lynn is an artist and an author and she shares stories about working in the game industry and publishing her own graphic novel. We also share …

Episode 28 - Game Culture 101

September 13th, 2012


This week, Rhonda and I take on the task of explaining the basics of Game Culture to the uninitiated. We talk basic gaming terms and concepts that …

Episode 27 - Get Your Con On! DragonCon and PAX Prime 2012

September 9th, 2012


This week, Rhonda and I talk about two cons we attended on opposite sides of the country on the same weekend. Rhonda reports on her three favorite panels from DragonCon (one with a very special last minute guest …

GoG Short #11 - Our Favorite Classic TV Heroes

August 30th, 2012


Extraordinary situations, outstanding actions. This week, we share our favorite heroes from some classic TV shows. Check out mine and Rhonda's top three lists.

What are some of your favorite heroes? Why do they stand out …

Episode 15 - A Gamer Family: Saving the Universe

August 24th, 2012


In episode 15, we introduce you to a gaming family: daughters Anna (8), Ellie (12), and Rebekah (14) and their parents, Erin and Steve. Listen to the girls talk about their love of board games, Legos, and sword fighting …

GoG Short #10 - GeekGirlCon 12

August 17th, 2012


This week, Rhonda interviews me about my experiences at GeekGirlCon in Seattle, WA on August 10th and 11th. Listen to hear stories about my panel presentation and two panels featuring women that work in the game …

Episode 14 - Fair Play: Respect Your Own House

August 10th, 2012


We're mad and we're not going to take it anymore! In this episode, Rhonda and I interview Mark and John about some not so savvy moves some of our favorite game publishers are making. Hear our critiques of forced online …

GoG Short #9 - Our Touch Screen Favorites

August 2nd, 2012


Greetings gamers! In honor of the summer vacations we're sure many of you are taking, we did a short episode talking about our favorite touch screen games. We kept cost in mind and many of our suggestions are free. …

Episode 13 - Holistic Interconnections: Rowan Kaiser

July 26th, 2012


This week on Game on Girl, we interview Rowan Kaiser, media critic and staff writer for the AV Club.

We continue the discussion of hardcore vs. casual gamers, adding in Rowan's observation about how those definitions …

GoG Short #8 - Convergence Con & Women Gamers

July 19th, 2012


In this week's short episode, we talk to Grethade about a panel about Women Gamers at Convergence Con in Bloomington, Minnesota. He reports how many of the same issues we talk about on the show were discussed, how all …

Episode 12 - Breaking Down Binaries: Casual vs Harcore

July 12th, 2012


This week, Rhonda and I take on two very common terms in game culture: casual and hardcore gamers. We talk with Toria and Melissa about how they …

GoG Short #7 - For All the Toons We've Loved Before

July 5th, 2012


In Game on Girl Shorts #7 Rhonda and I discuss what it's like to lose an avatar. Rhonda shares her story of losing her FemShep when her PlayStation crashed. This is a topic we will return to for a longer episode so if …

Episode 11 - Defining Differences: Sandi Glahn

June 28th, 2012


In episode 11, Rhonda and I talk to writer, mother, gamer, and Ph.D. candidate Sandi Glahn. We discuss the evolution and origins of gender …

GoG Short #6 - Our Avatars

June 21st, 2012


Check out our new gallery featuring your avatars! Rhonda and I share our avatar pics and stories and the guidelines for submission. Check it out at!

Game on!

Regina and Rhonda


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Episode 10 - Role Player Jerry: Identifying with Drag

June 14th, 2012


Check out this week's episode of Game On Girl where we talk to Jerry about his experiences as a role player and a male player who plays female …

GoG Short #5 - Contrasting Female Images at E3

June 7th, 2012


This week our short episode takes on the game industry and its marketing tactics. Specifically, Rhonda and I discuss the E3 trailers for two games: Tomb Raider Crossroads and Far Cry 3. Check us out at


Episode 9 - Happily After End Game: Scott and Kat

May 31st, 2012


This week, Game on Girl talks to married gamers, Scott and Kat. Check out this episode where we discuss the dynamics of gaming as a couple, including gaming with a guild and friends on and offline.  For more info and …

GoG Short #4 - First Impressions: Diablo III

May 24th, 2012


In the fourth short episode of Game on Girl, we discuss our first impressions of Diablo III. We talk about game play, graphics, overall design and, of course, gender. Check it out and let us know what you think at

Episode 8 - Gamification: Endorphin Dude

May 17th, 2012


In the eighth episode of Game on Girl, we take on a broader topic in game culture: Gamification. Hear Endorphin Dude, Tony Nguyen, talk about …

GoG Short #3 - Game Review: Boy loves Girl

May 10th, 2012


Hello everyone and thanks for checking out episode 3 of Game on Girl Shorts! In this show, Rhonda and I review a new iPad/iPhone game from Grubby Hands called Boy loves Girl.

Check out Regina and Rhonda's reviews on the …

Episode 7 - Role Player Sharon: I'll play them all

May 3rd, 2012


This week we talk to the most elusive of the player types: the Role Player.

Sharon is one of the original …

GoG Short #2 - Killing Female NPCs?

April 26th, 2012


Hello Everyone,

Rhonda and I made another short episode talking about what it's like to kill female NPCs or to kill your own teammates (and friends!) in-game.  Take a listen and tell us what you think!

Mindbender Ghur'sha …

Episode 6 - Trans-Identity in Game: A welcoming community

April 19th, 2012


Hello Everyone and Thank You for Checking out Episode Six of Game on Girl!
I am very excited about this week's guest, Michele, because her interview marks a further step in expanding and embracing of the ideas in my …

GoG Short #1 - Caine's Arcade

April 12th, 2012


Here is a first - Game on Girl's Gaming in Pop Culture Segment gets its own episode!  This is a short, 10 minute piece where Rhonda and I talk about …

Episode 5 - From The Guys: Secret Geek Shame

April 5th, 2012


For episode five, Game on Girl Hosts Regina and Rhonda talk to two gamer guys! Tune in and check out what they have to say about avatars, what it means to be a gamer, and the awesomeness that is women gamers!

More …

Episode 4 - The Guild Player Types

March 22nd, 2012


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Episode 3 - Cyber Drag

March 8th, 2012


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Episode 2 - Who is Game on Girl?

February 23rd, 2012


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