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Old 01-02-2013, 20:19
Ladyxxmacbeth
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I am a woman....

....I have never played with a woman regularly or had a woman on my friends list. Are they out there? One of my mates has a mass of women friends. I'd love to play and chat with women but they don't ever want to be my friends. What are your experiences ?
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Old 01-02-2013, 20:22
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Well i am male and i have only ever once come across a woman gamer. It was on Phantasy Star Universe and it was exactly like playing alongside a male gamer............voice wasn't as deep though
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Old 01-02-2013, 20:24
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I have a few but none identified themselves as female till I had known them a while. They and I both agree that any gamer who makes a point of mentioning they are female should be avoided at all costs.

Just game and talk to like minded people in the games you enjoy, doesnt matter what gender they are.

But if you really want to "gather" gamers as friends, Raptr is one site thats a gaming focus social network, and it can link accounts from xbox, ps3, steam and so on.
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Old 01-02-2013, 20:33
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The two games I play most online are FIFA and COD. I've only come across 1 or 2 female gamers on FIFA but there seem to be quite a few on COD. I suspect many choose not to broadcast their gender though, as the moment it becomes apparent that there's a female in the lobby, half the men go crazy either with sexist comments or attempts to court her.
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Old 01-02-2013, 20:34
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As one myself: yes, we're out there . Maybe not as many as I'd like, but we exist. I know what you mean, though, it's difficult to find even men I can discuss the games I like with, never mind women
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Old 01-02-2013, 20:36
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The two games I play most online are FIFA and COD. I've only come across 1 or 2 female gamers on FIFA but there seem to be quite a few on COD. I suspect many choose not to broadcast their gender though, as the moment it becomes apparent that there's a female in the lobby, half the men go crazy either with sexist comments or attempts to court her.
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And yes I agree jen
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Old 01-02-2013, 20:49
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All my Steam friends are male (I'm a PC gamer), although one friend's 13-year-old daughter uses his account on occasion. Other than that, I've come across two female gamers in my lifetime in real life.

(I also find some men don't take me seriously as a gamer at first because of my gender...then they see my Steam account, and then everything changes!)
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Old 01-02-2013, 20:56
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I must sound like a Munster cos no one thinks that way bout me
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Old 01-02-2013, 21:11
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I must sound like a Munster cos no one thinks that way bout me
It's probably because I don't really like COD/Halo etc., I'm more of a niche PC gamer: Deus Ex, X-COM etc.!
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Old 01-02-2013, 21:13
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I am a woman....

....I have never played with a woman regularly or had a woman What are your experiences ?
Are you talking about gaming here??

Sorry only joking, as you know most of my friends I game with are female, but most of them are on ps3 but I have asked for you if their forum/clan has an xbox section
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Old 01-02-2013, 21:33
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I always think twice before sending a friend request on xbox to a female gamer in case they think i'm trying some sort of clumsy, creepy come on!!
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Old 01-02-2013, 22:04
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I got a couple of women on my friends list but I know them away from Xbox Live. I see loads of girls playing COD and a few playing L4D.

I got a gaming username that doesn't give a clue to my gender nor do I use a mic, could be quite a few females doing the same.
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Old 01-02-2013, 22:21
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Some of the best clan mates I've had have been females, People presumed they were male as they didn't talk much and kicked their asses regularly.
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Old 01-02-2013, 22:27
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The only one i know is my gf. She's what you'd call a part timer. But if a game is out that she likes, i can't get near the console.

I agree with the person a few posts above, i don't know any blokes to talk gaming with either.
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Old 01-02-2013, 22:29
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I'm a female gamer but don't play much on Xbox live these days... it's all about Steam now.
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Old 01-02-2013, 22:39
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I'm one too! my psn is plumino if you wanted a fellow female
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Old 01-02-2013, 22:45
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I'm a female gamer but don't play much on Xbox live these days... it's all about Steam now.
If I could like a post on DS, this one would definitely qualify...
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Old 01-02-2013, 23:07
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I know a few that play world of warcraft. That game is not for me though.
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Old 01-02-2013, 23:16
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I've actually seen and spoke to more female gamers on PC (Steam, etc) than I have on the consoles, I've seen a few on PSN and I can't recall seeing any on Xbox Live, but I mainly stick to single player stuff these days myself, so I don't have to bother with either Male or Female!
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Old 01-02-2013, 23:33
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I've actually seen and spoke to more female gamers on PC (Steam, etc) than I have on the consoles, I've seen a few on PSN and I can't recall seeing any on Xbox Live, but I mainly stick to single player stuff these days myself, so I don't have to bother with either Male or Female!
Used to be a PC gamer but switched over when the gaming pcs got too expensive. I do think lady gamer prefer PC games, I do. I have a mate tha hasa lot of female gAmers but thinks I'm crass and won't introduce me
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Old 02-02-2013, 00:07
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I'm a female gamer, but I'm not much of an online chatter, apart from on here. I'm very much a single player gamer so I don't really interact with anyone. I just wish people I knew in person were more interested in gaimg because I don't have many folk to talk to about it apart from my brother, boyfriend and folks on here.

I have recently started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic but only as a co-op as I'm not sure I'm ready or want to play more of the MMO aspects to it. So I don't talk to anyone on there either.

I guess I'm just anti-social
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Old 02-02-2013, 00:17
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I'm a female gamer, but I'm not much of an online chatter, apart from on here. I'm very much a single player gamer so I don't really interact with anyone. I just wish people I knew in person were more interested in gaimg because I don't have many folk to talk to about it apart from my brother, boyfriend and folks on here.

I have recently started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic but only as a co-op as I'm not sure I'm ready or want to play more of the MMO aspects to it. So I don't talk to anyone on there either.

I guess I'm just anti-social
I'm the same. I'm quiet when i'm gaming. If i talk, i can't concentrate.

Are you named after the awesome song by Heart?
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Old 02-02-2013, 00:29
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I'm the same. I'm quiet when i'm gaming. If i talk, i can't concentrate.

Are you named after the awesome song by Heart?
Yeah I get what you mean, it would take forever to finish anything with all the distractions

Yes I am! You are the first person to ask me that. Makes me a little sad in a way
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:02
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My girlfriend is the most hardcore gamer I know. She eats sleeps and breathes video games and she's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days. She doesn't reveal her gender though, too many idiots online who treat women like they are a different species or something. OMG A GIRL WTF GET OUT OF OUR THING or a/s/l plz? Lol if they only knew they were getting wrecked on Dark Souls/CoD/Battlefield/Fifa by a pregnant woman.....
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:54
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My housemate is a female gamer, has her own Xbox 360 and plays Call of Duty. They do exist!
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