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Sounds quite awesome.

Fighting Gamers / Re: Soulcalibur V/SFxTK
« on: May 06, 2012, 02:29:44 am »
We have an open fight night locally if you'd like some actual human competition. :)

Tira, bitchez!

That is all.

General Chat / Re: locking threads.....
« on: January 03, 2012, 01:13:08 am »
Exactly. Couldn't have said it better. We're trying to build bridges here, not fall into the same trap of drawing lines between genders.

Also, please don't start threads discussing why every locked thread was shut down, though feel free to discuss it with the mods if you feel a decision was unfair.

General Chat / Re: New game Store in Tulsa!!
« on: January 03, 2012, 01:04:53 am »
Sounds like an interesting idea. Are they filling the old GameXchange spot? Either way, I'll drop by.

General Chat / Re: female gamers.......
« on: December 29, 2011, 04:13:00 am »
Okay, this thread is starting to slip out of control. We get it. The video game industry is sexist, but this threat has gotten there too.


Local Players General / Mario Kart 7 Players Wanted
« on: December 22, 2011, 01:20:53 am »
Hey guys, if you're looking for somebody to lob Spike Shells at on your 3DS online, hit me up. My friend code is 0430-8284-1693. I'd love to race ya'. :)

First Person Shooters / Re: Any female gamers running FPS on 360 in OKC??
« on: December 22, 2011, 01:18:00 am »
Try to keep the "gamer chick" jokes unoffensive, guys.

PC Gamers / Re: Steam???
« on: December 22, 2011, 01:15:37 am »
I'm almost never on there, but look me up under ThirdMarioBro. :)

General Chat / Re: female gamers.......
« on: December 13, 2011, 05:04:29 am »
Speaking of Gears of War, I'm a female looking for people to play online with. Anybody interested? My gamer tag is: Rep On Binky

I started playing because my big brother raised me into it. Sonic the Hedgehog for Sega Gamegear was the first game I ever played. Followed by Earthworm Jim for Sega Genesis and Worms for pc(:

Sega Genesis for LIFE. Always been a huge Sonic the Hedgehog fan, and Earthworm Jim was THE sh*t. Have you played Sonic Generations yet?

General Chat / Re: female gamers.......
« on: December 12, 2011, 04:27:49 am »
Saif is absolutely right. The gaming market has expanded exponentially in the past few years. Nearly half of the world's gaming population is women. I've met a ton of core gamer chicks in Oklahoma. Lots of Smash girls and lots of Halo/CoD clans are around if you look for them, or talk to people. You'll also find that most anime girls tend to double as J-RPG fans.

If you're looking to convert a girl to gaming, you've got to start small. Don't throw Gears of War at her and expect a reaction. If anything, you've got to give Nintendo a lot of credit for helping make gaming socially acceptable for women. Use that. The Wii is your friend and a powerful tool. And even if that demographic skews on the casual, more of them than you would think actually wind up advancing into more traditional core games. Go with something simple like Dr. Mario. I've learned through experience that Dr. Mario is literally crack for female gamers. I've never met a girl who didn't instantly fall in love with at least that single game, and then wound up wanting to play more competitive puzzle titles. If you're wanting to convince a girl to play a fighting game with you, go with Soul Calibur IV (and soon SCV). The "character creation/dress up fighting doll" aspect is a HUGE draw. I know at least 15 girls off the top of my head who love Soul Calibur.

If you're smart, and pick your games intelligently, you can get just about any girl to fall in love with gaming. She may not particularly fall in love with the games you play, but at least she'll understand fully why you love them.

There's a new revival coming out at the start of the year for 360/PS3, likely during the NFL playoffs in January. Just wondering if anybody would be interested in that.

Sports/Arcade gamers: Here's one I'll float out there. Any interest in the upcoming NFL Blitz revival? It'll be out by playoffs season and looks to bring a modern revival of that classic late 90s arcade football brigade of blazing players, turbo buttons, and comedic cursing style of play.

Threads merged. No double posting, please. :)

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