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1 in 5 people working in the UK games industry are women

Survey reveals 1 in 5 people in the UK games industry are women (compared to approx 1 in 7 in 2009), and 1 in 25 are BAME.

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Why I Want to Be a Mermaid

Everyone has wanted to be a mermaid. One girl never gave up her dream. Okay, she may still not BE a mermaid, but...

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Have you over-shared on social media?

From scam shares to annoying shares to hate shares... how to enjoy social media Snopes-style.

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The perfect mooky mobile would be…

What does the perfect mobile phone look like? Apart from brand and fancy bits, we mean?

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Love that dress! Celebrating science on the red carpet

Dr. Moser gets a stunning grid cell ballgown to celebrate her Nobel prize win!

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30 Reasons To LOVE Gina Torres

A mere 30 reasons why we all love Gina Torres. LOVE her.

Reading for the Modern Person, it's Amaazzing

Reading for the Modern Person, it’s Amaazzing

One fiction-addicated mook found Audible audiobooks through a YouTuber and has never looked back.

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Surviving the Fandoms of Others

If your partner wants to be Tyrion Lannister that's great, but what if you don't share fandoms?

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RPG Games Guide

RPG Games Guide - how to choose the right RPG game for you. Especially if you're a girl gamer who's moving from games consoles to the table top. Now roll that D20!

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How to create a believable roleplaying character

How to create a fully-rounded RPG character...

How The Owl And Pussycat REALLY Went To Sea In A Beautiful Pea Green Boat

How The Owl And Pussycat REALLY Went To Sea In A Beautiful Pea Green Boat

It really happened this way and the tale must be told because what has been seen cannot be unseen.

Waterstones Presents... The Ultimate Writer

Waterstones Presents… The Ultimate Writer

Uh-oh. It's Ultimate Writer Cagefighting. (And by cage we mean study). Le Guinn, Gaiman, McCaffrey... Who will win?

Can You Be a Geek Girl Without Fancying Benedict Cumberbatch? Um...

Can You Be a Geek Girl Without Fancying Benedict Cumberbatch? Um…

You geek girl? Here is man you fancy. Look his manface, you will want. HE defines you, not your love of books, films and games. You this learn. Says internet everywhere always.

What Is A Girl Gamer? Why Is This Still A Thing, Anyway?

What Is A Girl Gamer? Why Is This Still A Thing, Anyway?

A girl gamer is... a term we can probably stop using now. Why should or must we be congratulated for achievement unlocked, guy status reached?