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Graphic Novel Review: In Real Life

Posted February 20, 2015 by Lyn Kaye in book review, Lyn / 4 Comments
Graphic Novel Review: In Real Life

I added this graphic novel on my wish list after reading some wonderful reviews. Kara was kind enough to give me this one for the holidays. The book was wonderful – hooray for awesome comics! Three key concepts make the theme of this graphic novel come to life: female representation in the gaming world, power-hungry gamers, and the treatment of workers in other countries and how to solve the inequality while addressing in-game violations. For a short, sugary-looking novel, it packs quite a bit into a small amount of space. First, the issue of females in the gaming world is a matter more »

Graphic Novel Review: In Real Life

Posted October 23, 2014 by Kara in book review, Kara / 0 Comments
Graphic Novel Review: In Real Life

I am a World of Warcraft addict. A somewhat recent one, as a matter of fact. It makes me sad, actually, because I think of all the years I missed playing because I was too afraid I wouldn’t like it. I picked it up in 2012 and played on and off until this summer when I started playing permanently. The reason it’s different now than it was in 2012? I have in-game friends that I can play with, that help me, that enrich the experience. There are days when I just want to solo content and do my own thing, more »