Girl Scouts Introduce Program for Game Development

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  1. Gahars
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    For those not in the know, Girl Scouts is basically the girl-oriented equivalent of the Boy Scouts. Duh. Both organizations allow their members to participate in activities to better themselves and grow, both as people and as citizens.

    Well, it looks like the Girl Scouts are scouting out a new path for themselves - and they're truly bringing their A-game.

    -Ars Technica

    The most shocking thing about that article was that someone included "pwn" in the title without a shred of irony. Absolutely disgusting.

    All joking aside, I think this is some positive news. Women are somewhat underrepresented in the games industry; hopefully this program will spark some interest among its participants. Even if it doesn't, it sounds like a whole lot of fun. I would've loved something like this when I was in the Boy Scouts - instead I had to tie knots and, God help me, go camping.

    Seriously, what's the deal? Girl Scouts get the best programs and the best cookies? It's never been harder to be a man.
     
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    Kahahah, girls can't even hold controllers properly
     
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    Those cookies are good.

    But anyway it is nice to see people trying to get girls into the cs department, but I would kind of like to know what the program would entail. But i guess anything is better then nothing.
     
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    Is it going to be a door to door cookie sales simulator? Or will it be a knitting and cooking simulator?
     
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    The game industry is really scouting for good talent.
     
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    well lots of people can cook and code too, so why wouldn't they?

    I've met a coder girl once, she's had got memory management extremely well, and not literally lol
     
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    No Country For Girl Scouts?
     
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    I'm sure I've seen or read whatever you're referring to, but I don't know what it is.

    I'm not hating on the Girl Scouts. They're better than the Boy Scouts (It abbreviates to BS and they don't sell cookies) but girls just can't do games. Proven fact.
     
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    Well, if this takes off, and we see indie games from the Girl Scouts, who knows, maybe they'll eventually clear their cookies.
     
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    It's the final line from the movie No Country For Old Men.

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    Fine, prove that girls can play games. Gogogogo
     
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    You're a dumbass. Some of the best games have been thought up and developed by girls.
     
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    One on one match, SSBB, Final destination, Fox only. Lets go.

    But seriously, now I want some Girl Scout cookies.
     
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    Since when are you a girl?
     
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    Uhh...since...when I was born? I hope?
     
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    Oh. Well anyway you can't prove that you are the one playing and online play is supposedly unplayable due to lag, so I think I'll pass
     
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    Here come the FPS games....(F)lower (P)icking (S)ims.
     
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