Episode #8 – “Nurturing Sexism: Debunking the Myth of Women Healers”

Episode #8 – “Nurturing Sexism: Debunking the Myth of Women Healers”

Aug 27

Our eighth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking about the myth of all women being healers with a roundtable of healer guests – Liopleurodon, Rahki, Scruff and Roger. We discuss why this myth came about, why women become healers, reasons behind healing as a respected role in WoW, and how casual sexism within the community hurts everyone.

Below the cut is a full transcript of Episode 8, “Nurturing Sexism: Debunking the Myth of Women Healers.”

Episode #7 – “Interview with Blizzard Quest Designer Helen Cheng”

Episode #7 – “Interview with Blizzard Quest Designer Helen Cheng”

Aug 20

Our seventh episode is a special interview that features Blizzard quest designer Helen Cheng. Tzufit and Apple Cider Mage talk to Helen about her life as a quest designer, some of her favorite parts of the job and what it’s like creating some of the interesting characters from the expansion.

A full text transcript of the interview is below the cut.

Episode #6 – “Vashj, Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen: Women Villains, Part 2”

Episode #6 – “Vashj, Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen: Women Villains, Part 2”

Aug 20

Our sixth episode, the second half of a two-part series features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking with guest Anne Stickney (@shadesogrey) from WoW Insider about the concepts, lore and discussion surrounding some of Azeroth’s most notorious women villains. We get to the roots of how these women’s stories differ in motivations and story arcs from their male counterparts, as well as their shared pasts and futures.

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Below the cut is a full transcript of Episode 6, “Vashj, Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen: Women Villains, Part 2.”

Episode #5 – “Don’t Use the Plague, Sylvanas: Women Villains, Part 1”

Episode #5 – “Don’t Use the Plague, Sylvanas: Women Villains, Part 1”

Aug 13

Our fifth episode, the first half of a two-part series features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking with guest Anne Stickney (@shadesogrey) from WoW Insider about the concepts, lore and discussion surrounding some of Azeroth’s most notorious women villains. We get to the roots of how these women’s stories differ in motivations and story arcs from their male counterparts, as well as their shared pasts and futures.

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Below the cut is a full transcript of Episode 5, “Don’t Use the Plague, Sylvanas: Women Villains, Part 1.”

Episode #4 – “Booty Shorts and Bad Faces”

Episode #4 – “Booty Shorts and Bad Faces”

Aug 07

Our fourth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking about character customization and how it shapes our identities and enjoyment of Azeroth. We go into discussion about transmog, potential model revamps and the future of customization for World of Warcraft.

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Below the cut is a full transcript of Episode 4, “Booty Shorts and Bad Faces.”