Tag: Alayna

An Interview With Rooster Teeth Rigging Artist Gio Coutinho

Gio Coutinho is a rigging artist at Rooster Teeth. She’s been involved in projects such as RWBY, RWBY Chibi, and Red vs. Blue, and somehow finds time to record Autodesk tutorials about the techniques she uses for people wanting to follow in her footsteps. I…

Conversations From the ‘Final Fantasy XV’ Locker Room

Several months before Final Fantasy XV was released, I saw the arguments beginning: how could a video game franchise with such a long history of including women as playable characters release a game with a main cast of four men? I empathized with the outrage: women…

Queer Identity & Diversity: The Winners of Rainbow Jam ’16

Rainbow Jam ’16 was a game jam held between August 20, 2016 and September 5, 2016 and run by Steven Taarland. The jam was designed to promote the ideals of the development group, which are to celebrate and promote diversity in games and the game…

Queerly Represent Me: Favorite Representations of Pronouns

[PART 1] [PART 2] [PART 3] [PART 4] [PART 5] In May 2016, I conducted a survey across social media that encouraged respondents to discuss their favorite and least favorite representations of sexuality, gender, and relationships in games, as well as examples of pronoun use…

Queerly Represent Me: Favorite Representations of Relationships

[PART 1] [PART 2] [PART 3] [PART 4] [PART 5] In May 2016, I conducted a survey across social media that encouraged respondents to discuss their favorite and least favorite representations of sexuality, gender, and relationships in games, as well as examples of pronoun use…

Queerly Represent Me: Favorite Representations of Gender

[PART 1] [Part 2] [PART 3] [PART 4] [PART 5] In May 2016, I conducted a survey across social media that encouraged respondents to discuss their favorite and least favorite representations of sexuality, gender, and relationships in games, as well as examples of pronoun use and…