Friday, October 17, 2014

The Cascadia Subduction Zone, Vol. 4, No. 4

The Fall issue of The Cascadia Subduction Zone is out! This is one of our special focus issues, this time on Women and the Gaming World, brought to us by guest editor Diana Sherman. In addition to the special focus, the issue also brings us Marc Laidlaw's "The Legend of Kit Read" for our Grandmother Magma column and "The Old Testacles," a short story by Anna Tambour.

Here is the table of contents:

 Vol. 4 No. 4 — October 2014

Special Focus on Women and the Gaming Worldand the Gaming World
Asking the Right Questions in Games
   by Fred Zeleny

The Women of Dragon Age
   by Marie Brennan

The Othering of Women in Gaming
    by L. Wagner

Grandmother Magma
The Legend of Kit Reed
   by Marc Laidlaw

Chicks Dig Gaming, edited by Jennifer Brozek,
Robert Smith?, and Lars Pearson
   reviewed by Victoria Elisabeth Garcia

Mass Effect Trilogy, by BioWare
   reviewed by Rachel Blackman

Long Live the Queen, by Hanako Games
  reviewed by Linsey Duncan

Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games by Anita Sarkeesian, Feminist Frequency
   reviewed by Arinn Dembo

The Old Testacles
   by Anna Tambour

Featured Artist
Realm Lovejoy
The digital version of the issue can be purchased for $3, the print version for $5, here

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