Editorials

"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Games Ramblings: Steam Deck OLED

Welcome to this edition of Paula's Game Ramblings. If you like these random thoughts, you can find the previous Game ...

Survey 10 Years of Gaming Fun

LadiesGamers.com is celebrating its 10-year anniversary on April 25th, 2024! Really, when I started a blog to jot down my ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Animal Crossing Favourite of the Past 10 Years

LadiesGamers.com is celebrating its 10-year anniversary on April 25th, 2024! A whole decade! As I mentioned in the Survey 10 ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Why Are Super Mario Games So Popular?

Welcome to this edition of Paula's Game Ramblings; you can find the previous Game Ramblings here if you like these ...
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YvoCaro Plays: The Legacy of Cing

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mainly about the video games I’m currently playing, and this ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Music of Civilization VI

Welcome to this edition of Paula's Game Ramblings; you can find the previous Game Ramblings here if you like these ...

Mindfulness for Gamers Creator Interview

The number of people struggling with their mental health is at an all-time high. After the pandemic and with just ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Are We Feeding the Stereotype?

Some time ago the question came up on our Discord channel if, with a name like LadiesGamers and focusing on ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: My Most Anticipated Games

Welcome to the first Paula's Game Ramblings of the New Year; previous ramblings can be found here. A new year ...

Kalina’s Best Games of 2023

The end of 2023 is just around the corner, and what a gaming year it was for me. I am ...
James’ Game of the Year Awards 2023 Edition my name nice to meet you

James’ Best Games of 2023

Here we are; another year is done, so it's time to look back and reflect on the best of the ...

Facts and Figures 2023

As Paula and I are both keen on seeing statistics of LadiesGamers, I've made it a little tradition to publish ...

Our Readers’ Best Games of 2023

These days, you will see several articles appear from our team, with their Best Games of 2023. We thought it ...

Yvonne’s Best Games of 2023

As you have probably already read in my YvoCaro Plays series about moving the site, things are going well at ...

Mina’s Best Games of 2023

2023 has been such an amazing year for gaming! I can't even begin to tell you all how much difficulty ...

Winter Video Game Playlist 2023

I recently moved house, and with that comes all the jolly stress of deciding what to keep, what to donate, ...

YvoCaro Plays: Looking Back at 2023

With the end of the year approaching it's time to look back at 2023. Let's take a look at what ...

Paula’s Best Games of 2023

It’s that time of year when the team at LadiesGamers think about their favourite game of 2023. I had tough ...

Valerie’s Best Games of 2023

It has been a wild year in my life and a wonderful year for gaming, especially since I got to ...
Paula's Ramblings Christmas

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Memories from Christmas Past

Welcome to another rambling, the last one for this year! Want to read more of them? Previous Ramblings can be found ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Moving LadiesGamers

Baby Has Gotten Too Big Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! It's almost ten years since the first blog was written ...

Best Kickstarter Games to Play

In this modern age, how video games are funded has changed dramatically, especially for indie developers. Indie developers no longer ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings – The Life of a Cim in Cities: Skylines II

Welcome to this edition of Paula's Game Ramblings; you can find the previous Paula's Game Ramblings here. You may have ...
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YvoCaro Plays: In Loving Memory In-Game

In the recent Survey we did on LadiesGamers about Video Games and Mental Health, we got some feedback that really ...

Results: Video Games and Mental Health Survey

In the past couple of months, we had the survey: Video Games and Mental Health Live. Now it's time to ...

Shorts: Indie Dev Interview Jan Rigerl Developer of Super Adventure Hand

This time, our developer interview is with Jan Rigerl, solo game developer and owner of Devm Games. Here at LadiesGamers, ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Accessibility Features in Games

Welcome to this edition of Game Ramblings; you can find the previous Ramblings here. Since I wrote the last Ramblings ...
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Yvocaro Plays: Just Who Is Yvonne?

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mainly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Unwanted Souvenir

Welcome to this edition of Game Ramblings; you can find the previous Ramblings here.  Since I wrote the last ramblings, I've ...

Summer Gaming Memories 2023 Edition

Summer Memories Another summer rolls around once again. Maybe you're off on a nice holiday somewhere or having some much-needed ...

YvoCaro Plays: Great Mobile Games for Summer

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! If you like these bits of gaming thoughts, you can find the previous ones here. Ever since ...

My Summer Gaming Plans

Some Gaming in the Summer At best, I am a sporadic gamer; I can game every day of the week ...
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Cool Games to Help Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is here, and gamers all over the northern hemisphere will be picking up some games indoors to help cool ...

Summer Reads

Summer Reads It might be hard to believe, but sometimes I’m just not in the mood for gaming, and instead, ...

Summer Classes with Zelda

For many people, summertime means a break from school or college, but that doesn't mean the learning needs to stop ...

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Reaching a Milestone in Summer

Welcome to this edition of Game Ramblings; you can find the previous Ramblings here.  Most of these ramblings are about what ...
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Games that Look Like Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and so many just released and upcoming games are filled to the brim with ...

YvoCaro Plays: Animal Crossing Helps Mental Health

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mainly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: More Cities: Skylines II News

Welcome to this edition of Game Ramblings; you can find the previous Ramblings here.  As you know by now, most of ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Chibi Atelier Marie Remake

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mainly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Cool Zelda Ultrahand Builds

Welcome to this edition of Game Ramblings; you can find the previous Ramblings here.  As you know by now, most ...
Tears of the Kingdom

Wow! Tears of the Kingdom!

Even though we often write about indie games, there are some big titles that we can't wait to play, just ...
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Yvocaro Plays: PC Gaming Woes

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mainly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Music From The Legend of Zelda Games

Welcome to another edition of Paula's Games Ramblings. You can find the other ramblings here if you like these random ...

CowCat Games Indie Dev Interview: Shorts

Especially for our Patrons in Tier 2 and 3, we have made another Indie Dev interview! Consider joining us on Patreon ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Gaming Sickness

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mainly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...

Celebrating Earth Day

Every year, on April 22nd, Earth Day is celebrated. This year, in 2023, it's the 53rd anniversary of the birth ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Things I’d Like to see in Cities: Skylines II

Welcome to another edition of Paula's Games Ramblings; you can find the other ramblings here. Cities: Skylines II, revealed on ...
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YvoCaro Plays: There’s a Time and a Place for Every Game

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mainly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Home to Hyrule

Welcome to another edition of Paula's Games Ramblings; you can find the other ramblings here. Did you watch the Nintendo ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Ryza 3 is coming!

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mainly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Visiting Space

Welcome to another edition of Paula's Games Ramblings; you can find the other ramblings here. I don't know about you, ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Gardening Games

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
Facts & Figures 2022

Facts and Figures 2022

As Paula and I are both keen on seeing statistics of LadiesGamers, I've made it a little tradition to publish ...

YvoCaro Plays: Spoiled AC and Dreamlight Players

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
The Best of 2022

Best of 2022: Elena’s Choice

Storytelling takes the prize this year, as all my picks for 2022 showcase good writing. Most feature the kind of ...
The Best of 2022

Best of 2022: Lynne’s Choice

As 2022 draws to an end, it's time to look back at my gaming year. What makes a 'Best of' ...
The Best of 2022

Best of 2022: James’ Choice

The Best Around Wow, 2022 is a year that happened. It feels like just last week; I was writing my ...
The Best of 2022

Best of 2022: Serena’s Choice

The year is quickly coming to a close, and there were many great releases in 2022, especially for indie games ...
The Best of 2022

Best of 2022: Mina’s Choice

2022 was a great year filled to the brim with tons of video games that I absolutely loved. While there ...
Christmas FI

The 12 Days of Christmas

The 12 Days of Christmas is one of my favourite songs at this time year. I like the contrasting imagery ...
Christmas FI

James’ Christmas Gaming Memories 

Thanks for the Memories Many people have some form of Christmas tradition. For my wife, it's always watching the Muppets' ...

Games We’re Playing this Christmas

It’s that time of year again when sleigh bells ring, children sing, and Santa Claus comes to town. What better ...
The Best of 2022

Best of 2022: Caroline’s Choice

As the year 2022 ends it’s time to take not of the Best of 2022. I am looking back on ...
Cheap Steam Games That Will Give You That Holiday Cheer Ladies Gamers

Cheap Steam Games That Will Give You That Holiday Cheer

There are a whole lot of holiday games out there to play, but what if you are looking for a ...
Christmas 2022 Celes

I Got a Gaming Console in My Youth From Santa!

Ahh, Christmas is a time of good memories for many people worldwide. As we approach this year's day of gift-giving, ...
Christmas FI

Family Games to Play at Christmas

Christmas day has arrived, and you have run around for the three weeks leading up to it, preparing everything for ...
James' Christmas Game Night

Christmas Game Night 2022 Edition

After Diner Special The holiday season is upon us, and hopefully, this will give you an opportunity to meet up ...
The Best of 2022

Best of 2022: Paula’s Choice

It's that time of year when the team at LadiesGamers think about their favourite game of 2022. I've had a ...
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Games I Wish Were Under My Tree

It is once again that magical time of year. It's time to deck the halls and put up the tree, ...
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Paula’s Game Ramblings: Busy Christmas Season

Welcome to another edition of Paula's Games Ramblings; you can find the previous ramblings here. December is a busy time ...
The Best of 2022

Best of 2022: Yvonne’s Choice

Making this Best of 2022 article had me looking back at what I wrote in the Best of 2021 article ...
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8BitDo Ultimate 2.4G Wireless Controller with Charging Dock Review

Many thanks to Agility PR and Game Outlet Europe for supplying the 8BitDo Ultimate 2.4G Wireless Controller with Charging Dock ...
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Gamers Like You and Me: Meet Nadia

At LadiesGamers, we have interview series for Women in Gaming, Inclusive Gaming, Indie Dev interviews and Unsung Heroes of Videogames, ...
10 Games I'd like for Christmas

10 Games I’d Like For Christmas

Dear Santa, I know I've been bad this year. But only a little bad. I'm still on your distribution list, ...

YvoCaro Plays: Coming Up Roses With Pokémon Violet

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: A New Addition

Welcome to another edition of Paula’s Game Ramblings. If you are a regular reader of these ramblings, you may remember that ...
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YvoCaro Plays: A Wee Outing

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! Normally, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. This time though, ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Benefits of Playing Strategy Games

Welcome to another Paula's Game Ramblings; you can find the previous ramblings here. So far, 2022 has been an excellent ...

Shorts: Blockcode Games Indie Dev Interview

Especially for our Patrons in Tier 2 and 3, we have made another Indie Dev interview! Consider joining us on Patreon ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Harsh Reviews for Hokko Life

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Fourth Anniversary

Another month has gone by so it's time for me to ramble. Welcome to another of Paula's game ramblings; you ...
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YvoCaro Plays: We are going on a Summer Holiday

We are going on a....Summer Holiday. No more working for a week or two! Fun and laughter on a summer ...

Summer Games to Enjoy on Holiday

We're all going on a summer holiday, says the song's words. So are you going on a holiday this summer? ...

Summer Game Recommendations

Summer is here so now felt like a good opportunity to look back on all the reviews I've written for ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Take to the Skies

"Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away If you can use some exotic booze There's a bar in ...

Summer Snacks and Games

One of my favorite things to do is grab a snack and play a game, especially in the evening after ...

Holidaying with Streetpass

Here at LadiesGamers we got to talking about Summer Holidays and vacationing a while back. A great idea to bring ...

Family-Friendly Drinks to Pair with Summer Games

This summer, there are going to be tons of new releases for Switch, PC, and other platforms. No matter what ...
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YvoCaro Plays: the End of a Life

LadiesGamers started out 8 years ago as a personal blog, and you might have noticed that sometimes personal stories still ...

Holidaying in a Game: Eight Great Destinations

Brainstorming for summer-themed articles, the LadiesGamers team thought it'd be fun to imagine ourselves holidaying in video games. Here are ...

CJ’s Summer Game Destinations

For this series the goal is to discuss our favorite summer destinations in games. An interesting topic I had never thought ...

Summer Gaming Memories

For this Summer article, I wanted to share some of my gaming memories during Summer breaks. This ended up being ...
Best Summer Games

Best Summer Video Games

For some, summer is a time for travel, spending time with family, and getting outside to soak up the sun ...

Summer Gaming Destinations

Now that summer is finally here, it’s time to talk about seasonal getaways in video games! It can be especially ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Summer Games before Video Games Arrived

Welcome to this edition of Paula's Game Ramblings. Summer should be a time for relaxing and taking long holidays. And ...
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Q&A with Kristin

It wasn’t so long ago that Kristin Emanuel joined our ranks as a writer at LadiesGamers. Time to get to ...

Holiday Gaming and Life-Giving Rest

Summer is here, time for us all to pen down our thoughts about going on vacation and holidays in general ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Work Experience

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...

What if I Want a 3DS/2DS in 2022?

If you’ve never had a 3DS before, you may be wondering if it’s worth getting one. I say it absolutely ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings: AAA Games and Indies

Welcome to another edition of Paula's Game Ramblings. As you know, here at LadiesGamers, we like to spotlight cosy and ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Mucking about on the Farm

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...
"A welcoming banner for 'Paula's Game Ramblings' features a cartoon avatar of Paula, who is smiling and waving from the left side of the image. She's framed by a cozy room ambiance with elements that suggest a gaming theme, including a controller and a steaming cup of coffee on a window sill. Vines gently drape around the borders, adding to the homey feel. The title text, 'Paula's Game Ramblings,' appears on what looks like a frosted window pane, accompanied by a playful gecko, indicating a personal and informal tone for the content." Published on: LadiesGamers

Paula’s Game Ramblings Essential Mods for Cities: Skylines

Welcome to another edition of Paula’s Game Ramblings. I've been playing a lot of Cities: Skylines lately, so for these ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Kawaii in the West

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...

Gaming as a Couple (Part 2): Multiplayer Games

In my previous article, I talked about single-player games that worked (and didn't work) in my experience of couple gaming ...
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Gaming as a Couple (Part 1): Single-Player Games

In February, we ran a sweet piece by James about games he's played with his Valentine. It made me smile ...

Paula’s Game Ramblings: LEGO Games

Welcome to another edition of Paula's game ramblings. This time I'm going to ramble a little about some of my ...

Quijote: Quest for Glory Early Impressions

Code provided with many thanks to Cubus Games. Based on Spanish Literature Quijote: Quest for Glory is a tactical card ...
YvoCaro Plays

YvoCaro Plays: Women in Games Ambassadors

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...

Of Backlogs, Game Collections and Playing Pressure

Hello, dear fellow gamers! I am Isleif from That Extra Level. It’s a great honour to be featured on LadiesGamers ...
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YvoCaro Plays: Handheld Gaming on Steam Deck

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...

Gaming With My Valentine

Love is in the air, so it seems as good a time as any to do the obligatory Valentines Day ...
YvoCaro Plays

YvoCaro Plays: Pokémon But Not As You Know It

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...

New Years Gaming Resolutions

The Year of the Water Tiger Yes, we are already in February so it seems a little late to be ...

Paula’s Game Ramblings: Finding My Love for Pokémon Again!

Welcome to the first ramblings of the new year. I only have one thing to say about the new year: ...
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YvoCaro Plays: It’s Life Jim

Welcome to another YvoCaro Plays! As always, these blurbs are mostly about the video games I’m currently playing. Unedited thoughts ...

Games To Boost Your Spirits Through Holiday Blues

As beautiful as the holiday season can be, it isn't like that for everyone. For some, this season marks loneliness, ...

Best of 2021: James’ Choice

It’s that time once again for me and my fellow writers to share our favourite games of the year. I ...

Favourite Holiday Gaming Traditions

As we stroll along this cozy holiday season, I'm drawn to memories of holidays past when I was a kid ...

Finding your own Violin

One of our Patrons is Amir Rajan, one of the developers, together with Michael Townsend, behind A Dark Room. A Dark Room ...

Best of 2021: Kierra’s Choice

Almost in the blink of an eye, 2021 is quickly coming to an end. It has been a crazy year ...

Happy Holidays from LadiesGamers

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