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Humans of Gaming 134 | Heidi McDonald on Penny Farthings and Romance

Heidi McDonald joins Drew this week to talk about various topics including a public confession of not knowing how to ride a bicycle, asset comparisons between herself and her avatar in Dragon Age, the great “Squee!” incident of 2013, and learning how to be bold from her boss riding into a wall on a penny farthing bicycle.

Heidi has several books to her name including Digital Love: Romance and Sexuality in Games. She also worked as the “translator” for iThrive Games and designer at School Games in her hometown of Pittsburg, PA.

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Episode Hosts

Drew Dixon
Co-founder | Chief Content Nerd
Drew is the Chief Content Nerd for Love Thy Nerd and the co-host of Humans of Gaming. He is also the editor of Explore the Bible: Students and co-hosts the weekly CaPC Digest podcast for Christ and Pop Culture. Drew has written for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, WORLD Magazine, and Think Christian. He lives in the Nashville, TN area with his wife and their three children.

Episode Producer

Jonathan Clauson
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the '90s, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audiobooks and podcast production services.

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