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Our least favourite thing (apart from students that are also DJs) is women who write about the games industry “from a woman’s perspective”.

Sadly, “from a woman’s perspective” always means “I’m going to moan for 1500 words about how I don’t think enough women make games”.

The below article has lots of points where women agree with the woman that not enough women make games. It also uses the words “disingenuous” which is probably something to with periods or chocolate.[/quote:dafd06e893]

ah, bless http://www.ukresistance.co.uk

From the guardian arctile:

The University of Abertay, Dundee, which has Britain’s longest-running computer gaming degree, has seen a gradual rise in the number of female students since the university began giving promotional lectures in schools. Inga Paterson, a tutor on Abertay’s computer arts degree, who is organising this year’s Women In Games conference, says: “Teachers have a positive influence on students’ choice. And it’s not just the girls; it’s raising awareness that there are creative jobs in the games industry for everyone.” When Paterson was studying an architecture degree, she recalls, there was a similar gender skew, but this balanced out as the industry grew in recognition.[/quote:dafd06e893]