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Girl Gamers Episode 2: Why do women make games?

How do you start making games? From writing a graduate school term paper on public bathrooms to animating dress up dolls, this generation of creators got their start in surprisingly simple ways. In the second episode of Fusion’s five-part digital series Girl Gamers, we explore what motivated these developers to start designing their own games.

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Try LIM, the game merritt kopas created, or Mainichi, the game Mattie Brice made.

Fusion’s Girl Gamers explores the gaming culture and playing while female: The finer points of game design, working in the industry, our own identities and why a good female heroine is so hard to find. Check for new episodes every other Tuesday this fall!

Related content:

Girl Gamers Episode 1: Who gets to be a gamer?

Girl Gamers – A story worth telling

Girl Gamers Episode 3: Where are all the female heroines?

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