Category Archives: Games

Competitive gaming void of women

I recently came across a statistic that stated that 90% of League of Legends’ player base is male. This stat shocked me. Unlike MMO’s where the spread between men and women is fairly equal, and gaming in general is shared … Continue reading






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The Demon Hunter Arrives at San Diego Comic Con 2012

So the Demon Hunter did arrive at SDCC 2012, albeit its taken me a bit longer than expected to post an update on here about it. Apologies! I spent most of Thursday’s SDCC in my completed Demon Hunter cosplay. It … Continue reading






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Sexism in Games: The Unexceptional Case of Sexism

A few days ago, I read an article titled, “How female gamers and comic fans fight real-life sexism online“, an article detailing rampant sexism in gaming and comic culture, in both the content and the treatment of women in gaming, … Continue reading






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Count Down to San Diego Comic Con 2012!

It’s that time to start the count down to SD Comic Con 2012! In just 7 days I’ll be attending, for the second time around, North America’s biggest nerd fest down in sunny San Diego! Last week, CC released its … Continue reading






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Enhancing My Demon Hunter Crossbow Part 2

This is part 2 of how I enhanced my Demon Hunter Crossbow. [See Part 1] I’ve had a request for a more complete explanation as to how I created the crossbow. For those who are extremely good with saws and … Continue reading






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Enhancing My Demon Hunter CrossBow Part 1

After my trial run of my Diablo 3 Demon Hunter cosplay at Fan Expo Vancouver, I decided that my crossbow needed more dramatic detailing. It came out really thin and flat in photos, so I decided I’d try to add … Continue reading






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The Demon Hunter Arrives at Fan Expo Vancouver!

Vancouver’s first comic con, Fan Expo Vancouver was held this weekend and it was my opportunity to try out my Diablo 3 Demon Hunter cosplay. The super talented Miko Styles duo crafted this amazing get-up for me and I rocked … Continue reading






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BlizzCon 2011: Achievement Unlocked!

My first BlizzCon adventure has been conquered and unlocked! Sadly though, this also means Vanessa’s Geektastic Adventure has also come to an end. The year’s trifecta of geek cons including San Diego Comic Con, PAX Prime and BlizzCon is now … Continue reading






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Vanessa’s Geektastic Adventure: The Final Leg

The final leg of my geektastic adventure is now in full view. In a little over 72 hours, I’ll be on my way to Anaheim for my first BlizzCon! For those unfamiliar, BlizzCon is Blizzard Entertainment‘s very own conference showcasing … Continue reading






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First Impressions of Diablo 3 Beta

There are so many perks to having a husband in the games industry. Perk #1 this week has been early access to the friends and family beta for Diablo 3. My first impression of it is that it’s slick, well … Continue reading






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