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Female Gamers Invade PAX East

Gamers get their game on at a booth in the BCEC at PAX East 2011. (CasualCapture/Flickr)

Gamers get their game on at a booth in the BCEC at PAX East 2011. (CasualCapture/Flickr)

If you’ve ever had a burning desire to storm a medieval castle or embark on space adventures with your robot friends, then you’re the kind of geek who might have spent your weekend at PAX East 2011.

The 2nd annual weekend-long gaming convention just wrapped up at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center, and we sent Radio Boston intern (and self-professed gaming geek) Anna Pinkert to find out whether gaming culture has moved past the old stereotypes.


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