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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!

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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

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

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18 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
167 - Government Censorship

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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

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

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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!

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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
80 - Anyone For Tennis? Part 2 - 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

14 Jul 2022 · 30 minutes
79 - Anyone For Tennis? Part 1 - Deep Dive

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

07 Jul 2022 · 31 minutes
78 - Misogyny In The MetaVerse Part 2 - Bonus Round

TRIGGER WARNING – We will be discussing virtual sexual assault & rapeIs the Metaverse going to be a safe space?... more

23 Jun 2022 · 29 minutes
77 - Misogyny In The MetaVerse Part 1 - Bonus Round

TRIGGER WARNING – We will be discussing virtual sexual assault & rapeIs the Metaverse going to be a safe space?... more

16 Jun 2022 · 25 minutes
76 - The Scumbag or Saviour Dating Game - Bonus Round

A very special new bonus round of a dating game where Alex has to choose between 5 luck bachelors and... more

09 Jun 2022 · 26 minutes
75 - Motherfication and Other Male-Adjacent Tropes

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

02 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
74 - Accessing The System - God of War: Ragnarok

Accessibility is a feminist issue and it's fantastic to see one of the best triple-A game studios prioritising and celebratin... more

26 May 2022 · 40 minutes
73 - Video Games, Porn and Satan: Fear or Fantasy? Chapter III

We wade into the murky depths of the internet to learn about the satanic influences of porn and video games... more

19 May 2022 · 19 minutes
72 - Online Communities - The Ugly

Part 2 of our conversation about the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of online communities.Today we focus solely... more

12 May 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
71 - Video Games, Porn and Satan: Fear or Fantasy? Chapter II

We wade into the murky depths of the internet to learn about the satanic influences of porn and video games... more

05 May 2022 · 20 minutes
70 - Video Games, Porn and Satan: Fear or Fantasy? Chapter I

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

28 Apr 2022 · 21 minutes
69 - Gamer Girl Dating Advice from a True "Alpha Male"

We had some fun with an article on how we need more Alpha Males to "combat our hyper-feminized society" on... more

26 Apr 2022 · 5 minutes
68 - What About Men!!!? Part 01 - The Alpha Male Conundrum

We examine the archetypal alpha male characters in games. Do alpha males even exist? And if they do, are they... more

21 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
67 - Library Labyrinth Kickstarter Triumph! Deep Dive w/ Mill Goble

Feminist board game Library Labyrinth just concluded it's Kickstarter campaign and it was a staggering success. Mill joins Matt to... more

15 Apr 2022 · 34 minutes
66 - Online Communities - The Good & The Bad

Part 1 of our conversation about the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of online communities.We discuss the essential... more

07 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
65 - I Command Thee, Listen!!! - ELDEN RING Deep Dive

Welcome, Foul Tarnished, to our deep dive into the majestic world of Elden Ring. We explore the creepiest, weirdest, most... more

31 Mar 2022 · 1 hour,
64 - The Horizon Franchise Deep Dive II

Matt, Jem and Alex are all voraciously powering their way through the Horizon franchise and they have many, many thoughts... more

29 Mar 2022 · 23 minutes
63 - Games From Ages Past

Homo sapiens have been playing games for 1000s of year. Join us on a journey through time, from the olympics... more

24 Mar 2022 · 57 minutes
62 - Video Game Accessibility Awards 2022 Commentary

Alex and Matt share their thoughts on the awesome Video Game Accessibility Awards 2021 ceremony.The awards show celebrates the brilliance... more

17 Mar 2022 · 41 minutes
61 - The Horizon Franchise Deep Dive I

Matt, Jem and Alex are all voraciously powering their way through the Horizon franchise and they have many, many thoughts... more

15 Mar 2022 · 30 minutes
60 - Gaming Narratives w/ guest Athena Stevens

GTS is very excited to have writer, performer and director Athena Stevens with us tonight to talk about the role... more

10 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
59 - We Love Animal Crossing Deep Dive - Part 2

Spend a nice calm sojourn with Jem and Caroline in Animal Crossing heaven.

01 Mar 2022 · 21 minutes
58 - Gaming To Learn

Students, take your seats, welcome to the GTS University. Today we talk about gaming's role in education and education's role... more

24 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
57 - We Love Animal Crossing - Part 1

Caroline and Jem languish in their beloved Animal Crossing.

08 Feb 2022 · 22 minutes
56 - Library Labyrinth - The New Feminist Boardgame w/ guests Mill & Jess

We're very excited to be part of the launch of Library Labyrinth, a boardgame about a haunted library where heroines... more

03 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
55 - What Remains Of Edith Finch?

Join Alex and Jem for a Deep Dive into What Remains Of Edith Fich.

25 Jan 2022 · 40 minutes
54 - Women In War Games

Trigger warning for this one. War has always been a man's game, but the impact on women and their stories... more

20 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
53 - Gaming Reasons To Be Hopeful in 2022

2021 was a rough year, but we are optimistic intersectional feminist gamers and we are very excited for the games... more

11 Jan 2022 · 20 minutes
52 - WepStock Festival

We're back for another year of feminist gaming! This episode was recorded live at the Women's Equality Party WepStock Festival... more

06 Jan 2022 · 59 minutes
51 - Sleighing The System

Join GTS for our festive special where we talk all things naughty and nice in games.

16 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
50 - Best Assassin's Creed Protagonists

This week, Alex and Matt give a rundown of their favourite protagonists from the Assassin's Creed Series.

07 Dec 2021 · 23 minutes
49 - Not Bored Games - Part 2

Join us again as we dive into the world of non computer based games once again. DnD, cards, shuffle... more

02 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
48 - Best Assassin's Creed Games

Alex and Matt finally answer the pressing question of our favourite Assassin's Creed Games.

23 Nov 2021 · 25 minutes
47 - Intersectional Feminism in Gaming w/ guest Kanndiss Riley

This week we welcome the inimitable Kanndiss Riley to talk about intersectional feminism in gaming. Kanndiss is the chair of... more

18 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
46 -Resident Evil: Village Deep Dive - Part 2

Jem and Matt compare notes on the latest gruesome instalment in the Resident Evil franchise. Lady D and her Vampires,... more

09 Nov 2021 · 34 minutes
45 - Gender and Horror Games

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

04 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
44 - Resident Evil: Village Deep Dive - Part 1

Jem and Matt compare notes on the latest gruesome instalment in the Resident Evil franchise. Lady D and her Vampires,... more

26 Oct 2021 · 30 minutes
43 - Arcade and Pub Games

How do Time Crises and Daytona have anything to do with feminism? A lot it turns out. Pub games bring... more

21 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
42 - Assassin's Creed: Valhalla Deep Dive - Part 2

Let's go a Viking with alex and matt as they discuss the latest epic in the Assassin's Creed series.

14 Oct 2021 · 23 minutes
41 - Challenging the Status Quo

Gaming touches the lives of billions of people. Such a wide impact presents the opportunity to influence society. We'll discuss... more

07 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
40 - Assassin's Creed: Valhalla Part 1

Let's go a Viking with alex and matt as they discuss the latest epic in the Assassin's Creed series.

30 Sep 2021 · 25 minutes
39 - The Phonetic Alphabet of Games

The phonetic alphabet is so outdated. Next time you buy a game and need to spell your name, use this... more

23 Sep 2021 · 12 minutes
38 - Film/TV Adaptions of Games

Are depictions of games in other media at all accurate? Do they make us cringe or cheer? What's your... more

17 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
37 - God Of War Ragnarok Trailer Reaction!

God Of War Ragnarok Trailer Reaction!! with Matt and Alex - Deep Dive

11 Sep 2021 · 32 minutes
36 - Most Awesome Character Costumes

Another in our series of iconic chsracter design. who has the finest threads in games?

10 Sep 2021 · 24 minutes
35 - Getting Back Into Gaming feat Anya Tremayne

Special guest Anya took a break from a lifelong gaming habit and tells us how she rediscovered her love of... more

02 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
34 - Most Awesome Hairstyles in Gaming

We've been mulling over what makes for iconic characters and undoubtedly their hair is a vital component.

26 Aug 2021 · 27 minutes
33 - Why Gaming Is For Women Over 30 feat. Dr. Hannah Barham Brown

A treat this week, our guest is the inimitable Dr Hannah Barham Brown, all rounder in all things. However she... more

19 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
32 - Most Ridiculous Weapons in Games

From massive swords to flying livestock, what are our favourite mad weapons in games?

12 Aug 2021 · 18 minutes
31 - Activision Blizzard and Systemic Abuse

We are talking about the ongoing mess that is the Activision Blizzard saga. Everything kicked off in late July when... more

05 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
30 - Best In-Game Minigames

Who needs to follow the story when you can kick back with a nice minigame?

30 Jul 2021 · 18 minutes
29 - Pillars Of The Patriarchy

If the patriarch had boss battles, who would the big bads be?

24 Jul 2021 · 16 minutes
28 - GTS Goes to the BAFTAs

Gaming the System bring their feminist lens to looking at the Gaming BAFTA awards ceremony held earlier in the year... more

15 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
27 - Best Bosses in Video Games

Who are the biggest baddest and bestest bosses in games?

09 Jul 2021 · 21 minutes
26 - GTS Is 6 Months Old!

Join us as we reflect on the first 6 konths of the podcast.

01 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
25 - Welcome To Gaming The System

A compilation of our best and brightest moments from our first 6 months.if you want to get womeone into the... more

24 Jun 2021 · 15 minutes
24 - E3 2021 Post-Mortem

This week we're reflecting on E3 2021 and all the announcements, news, trailers and "world exclusives" for upcoming video games.... more

17 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
23 - Guilty Board Gaming Stories

Everyone has one of these stories. We share when board games brought out the worst in us.

13 Jun 2021 · 12 minutes
22 - The Gaming Industry (and Dinosaurs!) feat. Kate Price

Kate, concept artist for Mediatonic, will be joining the team to talk about working in the gaming industry. We will... more

05 Jun 2021 · 1 hour,
21 - Most Anticipated Games of 2021

What games are we most tantalises by being released this year?

28 May 2021 · 19 minutes
20 - Not Bored Games

Everything from Ludo to Caverna and in between. Gaming the System goes Tabletop and talks about the appeal of... more

21 May 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
19 - Best Female Voice Actors in Gaming

Inspired by the Oscars recently, we rack our brains for the best female voice actors.

13 May 2021 · 16 minutes
18 - Gender Tropes and Representation

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

07 May 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
17 - Badass Female Characters in Gaming

Who are the most kickass women in the world of gaming? who would you pick?

30 Apr 2021 · 13 minutes
16 - Most Overated Games

Our most controversial topic yet. What games beloved by millions just make us go "urrgh who cares"?

22 Apr 2021 · 17 minutes
15 - Accessibility & Disability in Gaming

The message society sends to people with disability is that they are not welcome and that they have no value.... more

15 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
14 - Quizzing The System LvL 2

Get your quizzing hats on for Quizzing The System.

08 Apr 2021 · 16 minutes
13 - Gaming as a Feminist Issue

Why is gaming such a feminist issue to us? Why are women excluded from gaming? Why are some women far... more

01 Apr 2021 · 1 hour,
12 - Most Immersive Game Worlds - Bonus Round

Which games do we find ourselves lost in with the most clarity? How does a game set in a high... more

25 Mar 2021 · 20 minutes
11 - Gaming Guilty Pleasures

What games do you enjoy that you feel you shouldn't? As a feminist? As a gamer? As a person? The... more

18 Mar 2021 · 55 minutes
10 - Non-Feminist Games We Just Can't Quit

Time for a Confession Session. Our mandate is viewing gaming through a feminist lens but what are the games we... more

11 Mar 2021 · 17 minutes
09 - Gaming and Mental Health

Gaming is a source of joy for 100s of millions of people. How does gaming impact mental health? How can... more

04 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
08 - Quizzing The System LvL 1

Get your quizzing hats on for the inaugural Quizzing The System.

25 Feb 2021 · 26 minutes
07 - Esports and Women

Why are there so few women in Esports? Where does the problem lie? With Esports or with women?... more

18 Feb 2021 · 49 minutes
06 - Console Wars

Why are people so tribal about their choice of console and / or PC??

11 Feb 2021 · 11 minutes
05 - Hypersexualisation of Women in Gaming

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

05 Feb 2021 · 1 hour,
04 - When Gaming and Feminism Collide

The team recount the first time gaming intersected with their Feminism.

30 Jan 2021 · 16 minutes
03 - Is Gaming for Everyone?

In a discussion about the social aspects of gaming, and the concerns women have taking part in social games, the... more

21 Jan 2021 · 45 minutes
02 - Escapism, Isolation and Community

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

14 Jan 2021 · 16 minutes
01 - Gaming Through A Feminist Lens

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

09 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Gaming The System - The Feminist Gaming Podcast
01 - Gaming Through A Feminist Lens
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PATREON ANNOUNCEMENTGTS now has a Patreon page! If you want to support us in our quest to create feminist gaming content, you... more