Nerds Assemble episode 30: Damsels in distress

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This week: Carrie Fisher gets a foot into the new Star WarsSimCity and Dead Space 4 shenanigans… AND Tropes vs Women in Video Games.

Join Emily, Paul, Paul and Paul as they pick apart the week’s news, including:

The final part of the episode is dedicated to discussing Anita Sarkeesian’s first Tropes vs Women in Video Games vid, which takes a look at the damsel in distress trope. Have the Kickstarter funds been well spent? What do we think of the content of the first video? And what happened to the counter video – Tropes vs Men?

All this and more in episode 30.

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NEXT WEEK: We’ll be joined by James McLean – artist and tireless campaigner in the Back to Frank Black campaign that aims to bring Millennium back to our screens.

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