208 episodes

NYMGamer’s podcast hosts and guests past and present include scholars, writers, and professionals from a variety of industries, but the focus is always the same: unpacking games from a feminist perspective, and having a good time while we’re at it.

Not Your Mama's Gamer Not Your Mama's Gamer

    • Video Games
    • 3.7, 3 Ratings

NYMGamer’s podcast hosts and guests past and present include scholars, writers, and professionals from a variety of industries, but the focus is always the same: unpacking games from a feminist perspective, and having a good time while we’re at it.

    Episode 208: It Started with a Cup: On BLM, Sexual Harassment, and the Closing of Mixer

    Episode 208: It Started with a Cup: On BLM, Sexual Harassment, and the Closing of Mixer

    This week we have an impromptu conversation about sexual harassment, Black Lives Matter, and shake ups in the game industry. And it all started with Sam's new Twitch cup.

    What We're Playing
    FFXIV
    Goosebumps: Dead of Night,
    Desperados III
    Warzone
    Dynasty Warriors 8
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Mafia

    What We're Reading
    An Ember in the Ashes
    Ash Princess Series
    Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse
    A Ballad of Snakes and Songbirds
    7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
    Everless
    Rise of Kyoshi

    What We're Drinking
    Sneaky Sneaky
    Moscato
    Blue Moon

    • 2 hrs 10 min
    Episode 207: Summer Games to Look Forward To

    Episode 207: Summer Games to Look Forward To

    This week we Jordyn and Sam talk about their short lists of the games slated for summer release that they are most looking for. There are some surprises along the way.

    What We're Playing:
    Breath of the Wild
    Life is Strange 2
    FFXIV
    Animal Crossing
    Call of Duty: Warzone
    Golf With Your Friends
    Island Saver
    Moving Out

    What We're Reading:
    Ash Princess Series
    Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

    What We're Drinking:
    Sangria and Sparkling Water
    Guiness
    Space Dust IPA

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Episode 206: Play with Me!: Social Gaming and Bonding in the Time of Quarantine

    Episode 206: Play with Me!: Social Gaming and Bonding in the Time of Quarantine

    This week we talk about social games in the time of social distancing. Want to know what you can play with your friends and family? This is the episode to check out. Resources below!

    What We're Playing:
    MGS V,
    Hearthstone,
    Pandemic Season 2,
    Islanders
    Animal Crossing,
    Later Daters,
    FFXIV,
    FFVII
    Jackbox
    Welcome to Your Perfect Place/Home
    FFVII
    Codenames
    Animal Crossing
    Scattegories
    Pictionary
    Tabletop Simulator

    What We're Reading:
    Ash Princess Series
    Slay
    Robin McKinley's Deerskin
    Robin McKinley's Chalice

    What We're Drinking:
    New Belgium Mural and an old fashioned
    cherry rum and cherry coke
    Sangria

    Online Gaming Resources:
    Links online at http://www.nymgamer.com/?p=18201

    • 2 hrs 22 min
    Episode 205: Kind Words, Cute Animals, and the Instacart Game: Gaming in a Time of Social Distancing

    Episode 205: Kind Words, Cute Animals, and the Instacart Game: Gaming in a Time of Social Distancing

    This week we talk about gaming in the age of social distancing. We talk about playing Kind Words (Popcannibal 2019) and gaming in general in the time of social distancing.

    *Shout out to the background noise at the very beginning. We’re also dealing with podcasting in the age of social distancing/isolation

    What We’re Playing:
    Stardew Valley
    Animal Crossing
    Kind Words
    Hearthstone
    State of Decay 2
    Words with Friends
    Final Fantasy XIV
    Shop Titans

    What We’re Reading:
    Ash Princess series
    webtoons
    Homeschooling resources

    What We’re Drinking:
    France Cabernet
    sparkling moscato
    Vandermill Vandy

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Episode 204: You Want Me to Pay For What? Games and Microtransactions

    Episode 204: You Want Me to Pay For What? Games and Microtransactions

    This week Sam and Jordyn talk about microtransactions. What we like, what we don’t like, and whether or not they’re a necessary evil! Also Jordyn shares super exciting news.

    What We’re Playing:

    Death Squared
    Stardew Valley
    Penguin Isle
    The Snack World: A Dungeon Crawl
    Bless Unleashed*
    The Division 2
    State of Decay 2
    Final Fantasy XIV (Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light series on Netflix)
    What We’re Reading:

    Saw Bones podcast
    Slay by Brittney Morris
    What We’re Drinking:

    Peet’s coffee with Mexican coffee liqueur
    Way too much friggin’ Nitro Cold Brew
    * Sam received stream codes for these games, but as always her opinions are her own and not influenced by the receipt of the code.

    • 2 hrs 11 min
    Episode 203: To Walkthrough or Not to Walkthrough...Is That the Question?

    Episode 203: To Walkthrough or Not to Walkthrough...Is That the Question?

    This week Sam, Alisha, and Jordyn tackle the topic of walkthroughs. Do we use them? When, why, and what kind? As always we have some very strong opinions.

    What We're Playing:

    Untitled Goose Game
    Cat Lady
    Surviving the Aftermath
    Final Fantasy XIV
    Temtem
    Journey to the Savage Planet
    Shop Titans
    Breath of the Wild
    Big Book of Madness
    Hearthlands
    What We're Reading:

    The Deep by Rivers Solomon
    Slay by Brittany Morris
    Five Dark Fates
    What We're Drinking:

    Spiced Rum and Dr. Pepper
    Vandermill Vandy
    J&B on the rocks

    • 1 hr 39 min

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