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Gaming The System - The Feminist Gaming Podcast
Gaming The System - The Feminist Gaming Podcast
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The podcast where 3 intersectional feminists examine gaming and games  through a feminist lens.  New Episodes every Thursday.-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want... more

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Episodes

180 - Okey Dokey, it's Fallout Time!

PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

11 Jul 2024 · 34 minutes
179 - GTS News! Abu Salim Schools Bigots & Harrison Butker's Wild Graduation Speech

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04 Jul 2024 · 40 minutes
178 - PlaySchool - Games as Education? Part 02

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27 Jun 2024 · 35 minutes
177 - PlaySchool - Games as Education? Part 01

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20 Jun 2024 · 29 minutes
176 - GTS News! Child Extortion, Non-Disparagement Agreements & The Witcher's Future

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13 Jun 2024 · 38 minutes
175 - Neurodivergency & The Rainbow of Needs

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06 Jun 2024 · 29 minutes
174 - Violence, Puzzles and... Horseys? Game Genres

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30 May 2024 · 35 minutes
173 - GTS News! AC Goes to Japan, Fallout's Fallout & Hollywood's Gaming Bandwagon

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23 May 2024 · 37 minutes
172 - Addicted to Gaming? Part 02

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16 May 2024 · 30 minutes
171 - Addicted to Gaming? Part 01

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09 May 2024 · 34 minutes
170 - GTS News! Olympics Uniform Debacle & Stellar Blade is Finally Here!

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

26 Apr 2024 · 31 minutes
169 - GTS News! The Caitlin Clark Effect & Tales of Kenzera

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

25 Apr 2024 · 31 minutes
168 - Building Better a World

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

18 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
167 - Government Censorship

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

11 Apr 2024 · 34 minutes
166 - Teenage Tifa Censored? Gamergate 2.0?? Roosterteeth Ruin???

04 Apr 2024 · 36 minutes
165 - You Can't Say That! - Censorship in Gaming

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

28 Mar 2024 · 33 minutes
164 - Industry Layoffs, International Women's Day & Tennis Corruption!

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

21 Mar 2024 · 37 minutes
163 - Semantics & Gendered Language

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14 Mar 2024 · 34 minutes
162 - Witchcraft vs Swift-Craft? - Witches in Gaming Part 2

Swift-Craft: Witches in Gaming Part 2How does the witch as a healer and protector appear in the gaming world? Magic... more

07 Mar 2024 · 33 minutes
161 - If it ain't broke...Copy it! - WTF is Happening?

Alex and Matt discuss some of the latest gaming news stories, including a new game from Palworld devs, Helldivers 2... more

29 Feb 2024 · 28 minutes
160 - Come, Little Gamers! - Witches in Gaming Part 1

Part 1: The GTS team examine witches from the gaming world, just what defines a witch? They share their most... more

22 Feb 2024 · 35 minutes
159 - Superbowl Special! - Player Tantrums, Private Jets & Swifty Haters!

Let's Go, Chiefs!!! Alex and Matt discuss the biggest NFL game of the year. Aggressive men having temper tantrums? Billionaire... more

15 Feb 2024 · 27 minutes
158 - WTF is Happening? - Tomb Raider: Remastered vs Indiana Jones and the... ehh?

Should we be excited about a slightly less pointy Lara Croft? And Harrison Ford is back as Indiana Jones, sort... more

08 Feb 2024 · 24 minutes
157 - God of War: Valhalla!!! Part 02

Alex and Matt explore the Norse wellness retreat of Valhalla, the epic expansion to God of War: Ragnarok.-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf... more

01 Feb 2024 · 36 minutes
156 - WTF is Happening? - Subscription-Only Games, Increasing Price of Gaming

Ubisoft CEO wants to abolish gamers actually owning games, layoffs replacing people with AI, price of games skyrocketing. WTF is... more

25 Jan 2024 · 29 minutes
155 - God of War: Valhalla!!! Part 01

Alex and Matt explore the Norse wellness retreat of Valhalla, the epic expansion to God of War: Ragnarok.-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf... more

18 Jan 2024 · 34 minutes
154 - Face-to-Face Gaming - Part 02

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

11 Jan 2024 · 37 minutes
153 - Baldur's Gate 3 - Part 02 feat. Fin!

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

04 Jan 2024 · 41 minutes
152 - Face-to-Face Gaming - Part 01

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

28 Dec 2023 · 34 minutes
151 - Baldur's Gate 3 - Part 01 feat. Fin!

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

21 Dec 2023 · 33 minutes
150 - 12 Games of Christmas

We say farewell to 2023 with each of our 4 best games of the year! Ho Ho Ho!-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf... more

14 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
149 - What About Men??? Part 03 - The Male Gamer

Ah the male gamer, the stereotypical toxic creature perpetually lurking the virtual world....Okay there's the fantasy image, but what is... more

07 Dec 2023 · 40 minutes
148 - Recognition vs Rejection: Should We Care About Awards?

Alex, Jem and Matt return to ask a familiar question for this episode: Do awards matter? Find out if their... more

30 Nov 2023 · 35 minutes
147 - What About Men??? Part 02 - International Men's Day

We examine the serious side of international men's today, focussing on the wellbeing of men and boys. The patriarchy forces... more

23 Nov 2023 · 47 minutes
146 - Artificial Intelligence 03 - Operation: Zero Dawn

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

16 Nov 2023 · 30 minutes
145 - Artificial Intelligence 02 - Baymax or Blade Runner?

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09 Nov 2023 · 30 minutes
144 - Women 2.0: Reboots and Remakes

Why do game studios choose to redo existing games instead of making new IPs? Does technological evolution match social evolution?... more

02 Nov 2023 · 35 minutes
143 - Artificial Intelligence 01 - Satan Ex Machina?

-----PAYPAL & PATREONIf you want to support us, you can send us a one-off donation via paypal or subscribe monthly... more

26 Oct 2023 · 31 minutes
142 - That's What She Said! Writing Female Characters

How female characters look and behave always seem to lead conversation about how women are represented in games. But what... more

19 Oct 2023 · 39 minutes
141 - Barbie vs Lara Croft

Alex and Jem compare two of the biggest female protagonists of present times: Barbie and Lara Croft. Which is a... more

12 Oct 2023 · 34 minutes
140 - Is the Barbie Movie "Gaming the System?"

Alex and Jem get together to discuss the phenomenon that is the Barbie Movie, and reflect on this icon of... more

05 Oct 2023 · 30 minutes
139 - Cardiff Live Show Debrief - The GTS Odyssey

After 2 weeks of decompression, the team talk about all the behind-the-scenes shenanigans and ordeals surrounding the live show we... more

28 Sep 2023 · 44 minutes
138 - Cardiff Live Show Debrief - The GTS Iliad

After 2 weeks of decompression, the team talk about all the behind-the-scenes shenanigans and ordeals surrounding the live show we... more

21 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
137 - Gaming Through a Feminist Lens - Live from Cardiff Anime & Comic Con

GTS is very proud to present our first ever in-person live show! We were invited to perform live at the... more

14 Sep 2023 · 42 minutes
136 - Who Said That? Voice Actors! Part 2

Voice Actors continued! We chat about celeb culture in gaming, and share our favourite talents from behind the microphone.-----You can... more

07 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
135 - Who Said That? Voice Actors! Part 1

Alex, Jem and Matt share their takes on the working landscape for gaming voice actors, from opportunities, to pay, to... more

31 Aug 2023 · 30 minutes
133 - The Sound of (Video Game) Music - Part 1

The GTS gang discuss all things video game music, how it has the power not only to enhance, but to... more

25 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
134 - The Sound of (Video Game) Music Part 2

The GTS gang discuss all things video game music, how it has the power not only to enhance, but to... more

24 Aug 2023 · 34 minutes
132 - Anger Issues Part 2

Jem, Alex and Matt explore the topic of anger. What are our opinions on anger? How is women's anger portrayed... more

10 Aug 2023 · 28 minutes
131 - Anger Issues Part 1

Jem, Alex and Matt explore the topic of anger. What are our opinions on anger? How is women's anger portrayed... more

03 Aug 2023 · 32 minutes
130 - The GTS Effect feat. GTS OG Caroline! Part 2

The GTS Effect - Across 2 half-hour episodes, the GTS team, joined by founding POD member, Caroline, talk about how... more

27 Jul 2023 · 33 minutes
129 - The GTS Effect feat. GTS OG Caroline! Part 1

The GTS Effect - Across 2 half-hour episodes, the GTS team, joined by founding POD member, Caroline, talk about how... more

20 Jul 2023 · 34 minutes
128 - The Wimbledon Fortnite Part 2

Alex and Matt talk about the state of tennis in 2023, for the sport, often viewed as elitist. The failures... more

13 Jul 2023 · 28 minutes
127 - The Wimbledon Fortnite Part 1

Alex and Matt talk about the state of tennis in 2023, for the sport, often viewed as elitist. The failures... more

06 Jul 2023 · 35 minutes
126 - Peace in Our (Virtual) Time? Part 2

Non-Violent games make up only a fraction of the gaming world, especially compared to massive AAA franchises like Call of... more

29 Jun 2023 · 32 minutes
125 - Peace in Our (Virtual) Time? Part 1

Non-Violent games make up only a fraction of the gaming world, especially compared to massive AAA franchises like Call of... more

22 Jun 2023 · 30 minutes
124 - The Cost of Gaming Crisis Part 2

In this episode Alex, Jem and Matt discuss the impact of the cost of living crisis on their gaming habits.... more

15 Jun 2023 · 32 minutes
123 - The Cost of Gaming Crisis Part 1

In this episode Alex, Jem and Matt discuss the impact of the cost of living crisis on their gaming habits.... more

08 Jun 2023 · 32 minutes
122 - What's in a name? Gamer Girl or Girl Gamer? Part 2

What is in a name? The GTS team talks "Girl Gamer" versus "Gamer Girl". How can the same two words... more

01 Jun 2023 · 33 minutes
121 - What's in a name? Gamer Girl or Girl Gamer? Part 1

What is in a name? The GTS team talks "Girl Gamer" versus "Gamer Girl". How can the same two words... more

25 May 2023 · 29 minutes
120 - The Last of Us TV Show Finale! Part 2

At last, Jem and Matt provide commentary on the last episode of the Last of Us.-----PATREON!GTS now has a... more

18 May 2023 · 40 minutes
119 - The Last of Us TV Show Finale! Part 1

At last, Jem and Matt provide commentary on the last episode of the Last of Us.-----PATREON!GTS now has a... more

11 May 2023 · 36 minutes
118 - The Sims Part 2

Alex & Jem sit down to chat about The Sims, the one and only "life simulation" game. In part 2,... more

04 May 2023 · 31 minutes
117 - The Sims Part 1

Alex & Jem sit down to chat about The Sims, the one and only "life simulation" game. In part 1... more

27 Apr 2023 · 30 minutes
116 - Immersive Experiences! Part 2

Alex, Jem and Matt explore immersive experiences; discussing everything from secret cinema, to escape rooms and audience participation! Are they... more

20 Apr 2023 · 35 minutes
115 - Immersive Experiences! Part 1

Alex, Jem and Matt explore immersive experiences; discussing everything from secret cinema, to escape rooms and audience participation! Are they... more

13 Apr 2023 · 39 minutes
114 - Hogwarts: Legacy's Legacy

HW: Legacy has been out for a while now, so Matt and Alex sat down to discuss what the legacy... more

06 Apr 2023 · 41 minutes
113 - Not Very "Ladylike" Part 2

We explore the endless toxicity of the expection of women and girls to be "ladylike" and how it slithers into... more

30 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
112 - The Last of Us TV Show Commentary - Ep 8

Matt and Jem explore the depravity of arguably the biggest monster the show has seen so far.-----PATREON!GTS now has a... more

27 Mar 2023 · 28 minutes
111 - Not Very "Ladylike" Part 1

We explore the endless toxicity of the expection of women and girls to be "ladylike" and how it slithers into... more

23 Mar 2023 · 39 minutes
110 - The Last of Us TV Show Commentary - Ep 7

Matt and Jem talk about the Romeo and Juliet tragedy of Riley and Ellie.-----PATREON!GTS now has a Patreon page! If... more

21 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
108 - Gaming The Eco-System Part 1

-----PATREON!GTS now has a Patreon page! If you want to support us in our quest to create feminist gaming content,... more

16 Mar 2023 · 34 minutes
109 - Gaming The Eco-System Part 2

-----PATREON!GTS now has a Patreon page! If you want to support us in our quest to create feminist gaming content,... more

09 Mar 2023 · 31 minutes
107 - The Last of Us Commentary Ep 6

Matt and Jem gush over their love Pedro, Bella, and Clickers.-----PATREON!GTS now has a Patreon page! If you want to... more

02 Mar 2023 · 26 minutes
106 - The Last of Us Commentary Ep 5

Matt and Jem gush over their love Pedro, Bella, and Clickers.-----PATREON!GTS now has a Patreon page! If you want to... more

27 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
105 - Hogwarts Legacy Part 2

Alex, Jem and Matt discuss the recently released game all long-time Harry Potter fans have been waiting for: Hogwarts Legacy.... more

23 Feb 2023 · 27 minutes
104 - The Last of Us Commentary Ep 3 + 4

Matt and Jem gush over their love Pedro, Bella, and Clickers.-----PATREON!GTS now has a Patreon page! If you want to... more

18 Feb 2023 · 45 minutes
103 - Hogwarts Legacy Part 1

Alex, Jem and Matt discuss the recently released game all long-time Harry Potter fans have been waiting for: Hogwarts Legacy.... more

16 Feb 2023 · 31 minutes
102 - The Last of Us Commentary Ep 1 + 2

Matt and Jem gush over their love Pedro, Bella, and Clickers in the first 2 episodes of The Last of... more

09 Feb 2023 · 33 minutes
101 - GOW Ragnarok - Conspiracy Theories

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERSWHO BLEW THE F#%£ING HORN?Alex and Matt answer the biggest mysteries. Who is the World Serpent? Where will... more

02 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
100 - Chosen Ones & Born Supremacy

We explore the chosen one archetype and whether it is toxic, neutral, or positive. also, we examine why some people... more

26 Jan 2023 · 43 minutes
99 - GOW Ragnarok Animals!

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS We talk about the beautiful doggies, wolfies, turtles, whales and all the other lovely creatures in God... more

23 Jan 2023 · 35 minutes
98 - Royalty & Nobility

We talk about the wretched oppressive hierarchy of royalty and nobility and how it permeates games and the impact is... more

19 Jan 2023 · 41 minutes
97 - God Of War Ragnarok Deep Dive - Part 2

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERSAlex and and Matt have survived Ragnarok and platinumed the game so we will be talking and talking... more

16 Jan 2023 · 28 minutes
96 - God Of War Ragnarok Deep Dive - Part 1

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERSAlex and and Matt have survived Ragnarok and platinumed the game so we will be talking and talking... more

12 Jan 2023 · 29 minutes
95 - Gaming and Gift Giving - Part 2

For the many people who don't know what to buy the gamer in their life as a gift, look no... more

05 Jan 2023 · 22 minutes
94 - Gaming and Gift Giving - Part 1

For the many people who don't know what to buy the gamer in their life as a gift, look no... more

29 Dec 2022 · 25 minutes
93 - Our Top 15 Gifts For Gamers

Alex, Matt, and Jem from Gaming the System share their top 15 gifts for gamers. These work year-round, don't forget,... more

20 Dec 2022 · 27 minutes
92 - Gaming (with) The Family - Part 1

The festive period is often a chance to game and these days that’s as likely to be on the screen... more

15 Dec 2022 · 34 minutes
91 - Narrative Romance

In our second episode examining romance in games, we look at the specifically written romances that the player has no... more

08 Dec 2022 · 35 minutes
90 - Interactive Romance

We examine the dynamics of choose your own romance options in games. Is the transactional quest-based romance model harmless or... more

01 Dec 2022 · 36 minutes
89 - Sex Work and Gaming Part 2

We discuss the intersections between sex work and gaming. How are sex workers and sex work portrayed in games? With... more

24 Nov 2022 · 40 minutes
88 - Sex Work and Gaming Part 1

We discuss the intersections between sex work and gaming. How are sex workers and sex work portrayed in games? With... more

17 Nov 2022 · 26 minutes
87 - Accessing The System - The Last of Us Franchise Part 2

GTS revisits accessible gaming as we discuss The Last Of Us franchise. We explore why there is no "default setting"... more

10 Nov 2022 · 32 minutes
86 - Accessing The System - The Last of Us Franchise Part 1

GTS revisits accessible gaming as we discuss The Last Of Us franchise. We explore why there is no "default setting"... more

04 Nov 2022 · 31 minutes
85 - Gaming The Process - Ubisoft Boss Controversy

Lots in the news about pre-release leaks and behind-the-scenes drama. Alex, Matt and Jem talk GTA 6 leaks and whether... more

27 Oct 2022 · 38 minutes
84 - Stella Blade AKA "Project Butt Physics" Part 2

Alex and Matt discuss upcoming game Stellar Blade, recently revealed, with equally revealing protagonists...but is there really a place for... more

20 Oct 2022 · 28 minutes
83 - Gaming The Process - GTA 6 Data Leak

Lots in the news about pre-release leaks and behind-the-scenes drama. Alex, Matt and Jem talk GTA 6 leaks and whether... more

13 Oct 2022 · 33 minutes
82 - Stellar Blade AKA "Project Butt Physics" - Part 1 (S02E11)

GTS has returned after a summer break to bring you more feminist gaming content! Alex and Matt discuss upcoming game... more

06 Oct 2022 · 32 minutes
81 - Anyone For Tennis? Part 3 - Bonus Round

It's Wimbledon fortnight in the UK and we are going through the game of tennis with our fine-tooth feminist comb.-----... more

21 Jul 2022 · 28 minutes
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GTS revisits accessible gaming as we discuss The Last Of Us franchise. We explore why there is no "default setting" with guest... more