Se habla geek? Si! We hung out out with @comosedicenerd, Sylvia Monreal about Latinx representation in games, diversity in books and gaming and a whole lot more.
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Questions for Sylvia!
@thain1982 asked: What are some of your favourite games AND BOOKS, representation-wise (all ages. I want many diverse stories for my family)
Recommendations from Sylvia:
•Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older
•My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
•How I Became a Nun by César Aira (translated by Chris Andrews)
•Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education edited by Jennifer De Leon
•Anything by Sandra Cisneros
•Anything recommended by La Casa Azúl Bookstore
Recommendations from Tanya
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Inheritance Trilogy Book 1
The Broken Kingdoms Inheritance Trilogy Book 2
The Kingdom of the Gods Inheritance Trilogy Book 3
The Killing Moon Dreamblood Book 1
The Shadowed Sun Dreamblood Book 2
Well David didn’t have suggestions so Tanya challenged him to take K. Tempest Bradford’s Challenge to stop reading cis, white dudes for a year. We’ll update you on how he’s doing throughout future episodes. If you too want to take the challenge, here’s how to find some new authors!
@LaraCrigger said: ASK HER ABOUT HER HAWKE FEELS!
What we’re playing:
Sylvia: Dragon Age: Inquisition/2, Sunset, Dyscourse
Tanya: Witcher 3, Mortal Kombat X, Journey
David: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
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The intro is from Magical Girls Can Trap by MGC.
The song at the end is Kawaii Streets by MGC.
Both are from the album Magical Girls Run the World.