Re:Play

Hosted ByClara Mount

Summary

Gaming has brought generations of people together around ideas, experiences, and—of course—play. Hosted by Clara Mount, Re:Play is building a more inclusive community by creating a space for underrepresented gamers and their allies to share their voice. We’ll tell stories about our experiences and provide new perspectives that challenge our community to think differently about who we are and what we do. If you’re excited about games and the gaming community—join us at the game table!

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All Episodes

Whitney Risner Uses the Power of Gaming For Good

What do you do when a game that is core to your life is unexpectedly ripped away from you? Today’s guest chose to fight the forces that took it from her. By day, Whitney Risner works in tech. By night, she serves as Board President of Super Heroines, Etc., a nonprofit that’s using the power of fandom to fight for equality and representation. Tune in to hear how Whitney is using games to create social change and transform her community.

01:15 — Meet Whitney!
06:00 — The Magic marriage
12:15 — Why we need gaming safe spaces
21:19 — How to transform your community
28:28 — Gaming for social change
33:55 — The community levels up
39:36 — Find others like you

Games
Mortal Kombat — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortal_Kombat
Shaq Fu — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaq_Fu
Magic the Gathering — https://magic.wizards.com/en

More Resources
Super Heroines, Etc. — https://superheroinesetc.org/
Friday Night Magic — https://rb.gy/csvmso

Credits
Guest — Whitney Risner, whitney@superheroinesetc.org
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Original Music by Byson — https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l
Creator / Host — Clara Mount
Executive Producer — J.B. Adams
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka

Anna Stavropoulos Validates your Hobby

From illicitly trading Pokemon cards on the school playground, to a winning streak in Mortal Kombat chess, to working as Art Lead for EA’s Madden Mobile — Anna Stavropoulos has some stories to tell. Hear Anna’s thoughts on why RPGs are actually the best games, why representation matters, and where the videogame industry is going from here.

01:15 — Meet Anna!
07:15 — Why your Mortal Kombat skills are valuable
13:10 — Welcome to your new favorite genre of games
20:00 — Playing guilt-free and why representation matters
26:57 — Prioritizing representation
31:45 — Making moves — your niche audience is out there

As an affiliate, Victor Media Group may earn from qualifying purchases.
Games
Mortal Kombat: Deception — https://amzn.to/2OtvuBy
The Witcher 3 — https://amzn.to/3sXDE4e
Horizon: Zero Dawn — https://amzn.to/3rD9FOR
Dragon Age: Inquisition — https://amzn.to/3sPSwS6
Mass Effect series — https://amzn.to/3bn7poU
Fallout series — https://bit.ly/3qr4EHq
Demon’s Souls — https://amzn.to/3qlrakZ
Undertale — https://amzn.to/2PKpODV
2064: Read Only Memories — https://bit.ly/3t2VNO5
Resources
Unity Free Download — https://store.unity.com/#plans-individual
Steam — https://store.steampowered.com/

Credits
Guest — Anna Stavropoulos
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Original Music by Byson — https://spoti.fi/3eoC47l
Creator / Host — Clara Mount
Executive Producer — J.B. Adams
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka

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