Thursday, October 9, 2014

More (Much More) on the History of Women in Tabletop Gaming

“I asked Gary what women’s libbers think of the situation, and he told me that he will bend to their demands when a member of the opposite sex buys a copy of Dungeons & Dragons!”
A couple weeks ago I bloviated a few lines about insights gained into the appearance of women in wargaming, courtesy of Jon Peterson's Playing at the World. The author was kind enough to leave a comment on my pseudo-academic ramblings, and promised a more thorough article on the subject in the near-future.

Well, that time has arrived. In Peterson's typical style, it is exhaustively researched yet fascinating to read. So go check it out!

Although we all know the real reason D&D appealed to the female demographic...

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