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Gaming Addicts Anonymous

Platforming & Me: A Hate/Hate Relationship

Hi, my name is Sara, and it’s been 5 months since I played a platforming game. Jump. Run and jump. Double jump. Fall. Die. Those last two are what I do best in platform games. [...]

By |October 31st, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments

The Girls of Windrunner

We even had a logo and a MySpace page. In 2012, being a “girl gamer” isn’t particularly revolutionary. Millions of women and girls around the world fire up their PlayStations or play a round of Angry Birds [...]

By |October 27th, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|1 Comment

From D&D Novice to The Best Damn GM a Girl Could Ask For*

*Editor’s Note: Tori didn’t put a title on this article, so I made one for her. Because she was a fabulous Guild Leader and was probably the only reason I didn’t quit playing World of Warcraft [...]

By |October 19th, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments

Falling off the Wagon

Hello, my name is Sarah and it’s been…well, actually I currently have World of Warcraft running in the background while I write this so technically I’m in the middle of a relapse right now and I’d really [...]

By |October 8th, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|3 Comments

Grandma Beat the Sore Loser out of Me

It’s no secret – I’m an only child – but I come from a HUGE family. My mother is one of 12 and my father is one of five. I have 56 first cousins on [...]

By |September 27th, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|2 Comments

A Raiding Guild Built For Two

I am a geek. So is my wife. We met 9 years ago online via Yahoo Personals (does anyone use Yahoo anymore?), and have been together ever since. The road to our nearly decade-long relationship [...]

By |September 22nd, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments

Growing Up Gamer

Some little girls grow up with Barbie dolls and nail polish; and some grow up with joysticks and spaceships. I played my first video game at age 4. As I took that brightly colored rifle [...]

By |September 13th, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous, Memoirs of a Geeksha|1 Comment

Plants vs. Zombies

Hi, my name is Sara, and it’s been 14 hours since I played Plants vs. Zombies. This is a gaming addiction I have “relatively” under control. However; in the beginning, this was not true. Let [...]

By |September 6th, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments

How I learned to play First Person Shooters (or Avoiding Being Tank Raped).

Until 2008 I had been the definition of "casual gamer". I tinkered with Mario Tennis (which I still love), Dr. Mario (which I can't play, because I can't stop), Bejeweled (because I love that Satan [...]

Hooked on Mediocrity

Hey guys, I’m Darwin and I’m a gaming addict. HI DARWIN. So, my story begins in 2008.  I was coming off a bad relationship and had moved a long ways from my adopted family in [...]

By |August 30th, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments