I was recently interviewed for an article in WIRED magazine regarding my thoughts on why there are so few women in wargaming, especially compared to similar hobbies such as board gaming and tabletop roleplaying. The article also goes into possible solutions to make the hobby more welcoming, not just for women, but for anyone who’s new to the hobby.
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Welcome to the professional portfolio and personal blog of Katrina Ostrander, a writer of fiction and games who works full-time in the tabletop games industry. Here you can find resources and advice on writing, roleplaying, and gamemastering, as well as updates on her latest publications.
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The worst air quality day in Minnesota history is a clear sign of the effects climate change has around the world. Our window is closing for us to make real change for the future for our children. This isn’t a partisan issue, it's a human issue.
Hey young games writers. Hiring managers generally care about your portfolio, not if you have a degree in games. If you are considering going into debt for a games writing degree, DON'T.
Get ready to head back into the dark. Tony reviews the newest game in the Descent family, Descent: Legends of the Dark from @FFGames https://bit.ly/3la1R6s #boardgames3
Descent: Legends of the Dark’s impressive digital companion sets a new bar for app-powered board games, based on our time with the ambitious dungeon-crawler so far
To celebrate the start of #UKGE21 tomorrow we’ll be uploading 2 new eARCs onto @NetGalley during the day for you reviewers out there to request.
The Gates of Thelgrim by @RobbieMacNiven & The Patriot List by @WarlordGuymer... Both also happen to be with us on Saturday!