ICYMI – We went back to the arcade with @sparklebliss

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9 March 2016

We went back to the arcade with @sparklebliss about Coin Operated Americans, masculinity and games marketing changes over the years

We went back to the arcade with @sparklebliss about Coin Operated Americans, masculinity and games marketing changes over the years

Listen on Fresh Out of Tokens // Download the MP3

 

We’re part of the Geeked.fm network along with Geeks in Sneaks, Chromatic Life and More than Bits. We have tees, and other items in the #INeedDiverseGames spreadshirt shop. We’re splitting the profits 50/50 with Chachibobinks. We’ve got a blog to compliment the show! Follow us at outoftokenscast.com If you have questions, compliments, hate mail feel free to drop a note at freshoutoftokens@gmail.com as well. Follow us on Twitter; @OutOfTokensCast

Musical accompaniment for Fresh Out of Tokens is provided by Mike Moody. You can hear more of her work at: http://soundcloud.com/mikemoody-1

Questions for Carly:

Via Thain1982: Did arcades lead the game industry in targeting boys, or was the push fairly concurrent across the board?

Do you think the push to target boys was deliberate marketing, as with children’s toys, or unconscious bias?

What we’re playing/reading:

Carly: Blue (Patricia Leavy), Californium

David: The Secret World

Tanya: Street Fighter V, We Know the Devil, Unravel, Solstice

Where to find our guest online

Twitter: @sparklebliss

sparklebliss.com/blog

Coin Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the American Arcade

Where to find your hosts online:

Tanya D. – @cypheroftyr // @INeedDivGms

Twitch: twitch.tv/cypheroftyr // twitch.tv/INeedDivGames

Patreon: patreon.com/INeedDivGms // patreon.com/cypheroftyr

David L. Reeves@RedConversation

Twitch: twitch.tv/red_conversation

Patreon: patreon.com/redconversation

Other Podcasts: Gosh, Cartoons! & one still in the planning stages

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