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August 08, 2005

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Good, if obvious, observation from Aleks Krotoski on the Guardian Games Blog from a games conference in Dundee:Women don't play games because they perceive gamer as (and I'll quote an excellent presentation by Mette Fairgrieve from the ITU in Copenhagen) [Read More]

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Seb Potter

The "game / play" distinction seems to be more and more common, and the Sims really highlights it. It's a difficult reconciliation between the traditional stereotype of male gamers, and the type of people that play with Sims.

In general, do "toys" like the Sims appeal more to women than competitive "games"?

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