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7000 women in 23 countries disagree…

Games industry is ‘failing women’. Article looks interesting… And then…

He said the industry had to learn from the film business.

“The movie industry doesn’t just make films for boys.

“Star Wars was the biggest film of all time until Titanic came along; Titanic became the biggest because women went to see it and women went to see it multiple times.

“Just boys saw Star Wars multiple times.”

Boy, I really want to buy games from this guy, don’t you?

ETA: Taking it to the streets. Metaphorically.

And you thought SW fans were crazy…

Quite possibly the freakiest fandom story ever has made it into mainstream media with Hobbits gone wrong, a cover story into Portland’s Willamette Week. It’s an odd story of LOTR ‘charity’ fansites, Sean Astin, a missing person, and a whole lot of waylaid cash.

The article provides a good overview – an more details can be found at fwgreatesthits, an ofshoot of the fandom point-and-laugh community fandom wank.