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Towards an Analysis of Gender in Video Game Culture: Exploring Gender specific Vocabulary in Video Game Magazines

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Schmidt, Thomas ; Engl, Isabella ; Herzog, Juliane ; Judisch, Lisa
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We present preliminary results of a project examining the role and usage of gender specific vocabulary in a corpus of video game magazines. The corpus consists of three popular video game magazines with 634 issues from the 1980s until 2011 and was gathered via OCR-scans of the platform archive.org. We report on the distribution and progression of gender-specific words by using word lists of the ...


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