Ep. 194 - Kim Cardassian, with Rachel Weil and Lotte May
Ep. 194

Ep. 194 - Kim Cardassian, with Rachel Weil and Lotte May

Episode description

Artist and FEMICOM founder Rachel Weil alongside gamedev Lotte May join the panel to cover the Bally Astrocade, Jaffe’s favorite isekai, and Amethyst Princess of Gemworld.

Questions this week:

  1. What’s the deal with the Steam Deck? (03:44)
  2. How does femininity best express itself in video games? (08:10)
  3. How can we translate the appeal of mahou shoujo into video games? (13:31)
  4. What’s the relation between video games and glitch art? (18:35)
  5. Excluding Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft and Sega, who are the top 5 console manufacturers? (23:09)
  6. From Brandon Sheffield: What are the best action games with female protagonists? (29:23)
  7. Dirtbag Spencer asks: what video game allows for the most self-expression, while not specifically being about creativity? (34:29)
  8. What are the greatest movie tie-in games made before 1995? (39:33)
  9. Who would you use as the template for a “look book” for designers of female game characters? (44:11)
  10. Who or what is the Lisa Frank of video games? (48:37)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Pink Games (53:04)

People will think you’re cooler if you discuss this episode in the forums!



Lotte: Turn A Gundam, Godzilla Singular Point

Rachel: FEMICOM Museum, Pop Cutie! Street Fashion Simulation

Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.