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    REVIEW: Music Mends More Than a “Band Aid”

    This movie review contains mild spoilers. You've been warned! Consider a narrative that begins with a fight between a husband and wife. It's no less subtle in its execution than the repetitive shouting matches that hound their relationship. With this premise, viewers can surmise that this story will be about a failing relationship, with only…

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    5 Women in Badassery You Should Know: The Activists

    I didn’t start “Women in Badassery” as a project: it started as a coping mechanism. It was the day after the U.S. presidential election, Duterte had just won his. I thought there was no way this could stand, so I was angry. The thing is: “getting angry” doesn’t do very much, so I decided to…

  • Flashback Fridays: Profile – Chloe

    Welcome to Flashback Fridays, where members of Girls Got Game revisit articles or posts they have done in the past. We let our authors republish them here, more than occasionally with revisions. This one is the second in a series done by Carlo. The originals are all up on Facebook. The second installment on GGG…

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    2017 Favorite Reads.. so far

    It’s September, bibliophiles! You know what that means—the Manila International Book Fair is here again. Looking for a reclist? Well, we’ve asked members of Girls Got Game to share their fave read/s (so far) in 2017. JERICA, I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson follows the relationship…

  • Chiksilog Horizon

    Chiksilog Horizon: On Guys Playing Girl Avatars, from a Guy Who Plays Girl Avatars

    “Of course you're a cute girl.” A few days into the relaunch of Philippine Ragnarok Online, I had arranged to meet a friend in Payon City. I was sitting by a building, away from the morass of chat rooms and vending windows, when an acolyte with a familiar name shuffled past me. “You passed me,”…

  • Podcast PH - July & August 2017

    Podcast PH Friday Features: August 2017 Edition

    Metro Manila traffic is ranked among the top 10 worst in the world. And it's no surprise that Filipino commuters are turning to different forms of audio to escape the noise. While carefully curated playlists and Spotify recommendations are still popular favorites, podcasts are quietly and slowly gaining ground among content-starved listeners. Why not spend your…

  • Flashback Fridays: Profile – Lydia

    Welcome to Flashback Fridays, where members of Girls Got Game revisit articles or posts they have done in the past. We let our authors republish them here, more than occasionally with revisions. This one is the second in a series done by Carlo. The originals are all up on Facebook. The second installment on GGG…

  • We Want You!

    Come and Join Girls Got Game!

    We've gotten a lot of new likes lately, so it's that time of the year again: Girls Got Game is looking for more contributors, editors, graphic designers & illustrators, and social media bunnies. We're looking for sensible straight girl members, LGBTQ members, and guy members from all over the world. If you're based in the Philippines or…

Drink to Kill: A review of DrunkQuest

Are you ready to drink for your life? This is the quick and dirty guide to DrunkQuest: You draw cards for character class and an ability, then play proper involves drawing a treasure or facing up to a creature at play. To battle and "hit", you have to drink a number of shots equivalent of…

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Women at Cons: Where are we at?

As someone with some background in marketing, I wonder if Philippine gaming, toy, and comic book stores have managed to profile their buyers. Are boys and men still the leading buyer of geeky merchandise? Have the girls caught up, if not actually taken over in terms of contributing to sales? If so, shouldn't there be…

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Are you ready for a female Doctor?

Since Matt Smith announced that he will not be reprising his role as the 11th Doctor after this year, fans have speculated as to who is next in line as the iconic lead of the long-running sci-fi series. At this point, anyone--anything goes. In the 50 year span of the Doctor Who series, The Doctor has always…

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Repackaging Done Right: Tomb Raider 2013

Pamela Punzalan takes on the origin story of Tomb Raider and comes off it with a lot of feels.  Full disclosure: When I heard that Crystal Dynamics was teaming up with Square Enix and going to come out with a remake of Tomb Raider, I was incredibly cynical. This wasn't because I was a fan of…

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