April 2005 Issue

Joss Whedon's Serenity

by Jennifer Knighton

I attended the Serenity panel and Wizard World Los Angeles on March 20, 2005. If you want to go into the movie with no knowledge of it, I do not recommend reading this article. That being said, I only give hints, because that was all that was given to me.

The Lady Gamers Attend GTS

by Frances Moritz & Marinda Darnell

In mid-March, staff from The Lady Gamer went from chilly Chicagoland to sunny Las Vegas, Nevada for the Game Manufacturers Association Trade Show (GTS). We went for a few reasons, but the biggest was to see the upcoming products from the large game companies, and to see some of the newcomers into the gaming industry. ***Warning: Bandwith Intensive***

The Online Addiction

by Frances Moritz

After years of avoiding any online games with long-term commitments, I've finally fallen for one. Come read about the online gaming that has my attention.

Plattecon Sigma

by Lori Ann Curley

Plattecon was started in the Spring of 1988 by the Platteville Gaming Association (PGA), the student gaming group of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville (UW-P), at the time headed by a young advisor from the Engineering Department named Dr. Rex Joyner. The World's Greatest Husband (WGH) and I met while we were both students at UW-P.

Review: Anachronism

by Frances Moritz

With strong support from the History Channel, TriKing Games debuts in the gaming market with Anachronism, a fast-play combat card game.

Through a character's eyes

by Nancy Schultz

An on-going set of short stories, written by the Lady Gamers, from the point of view of their characters.
Six months, five years, a lifetime...they all blend together as Jessie, a character from Dust and Bones, a Deadlands PBEM that is nearing the end of it's run after more than five years, thinks about her time out west, and a decision she has to make.
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