The author takes issue with a recent ESA report that claims that 38% of gamers are female.
From the rebuttal: "I can't help but wonder what criteria the Entertainment Software Association used to categorize "GAMERS." Do you just have to play a game of any kind to qualify? If that's the case, I'm finding a new word to describe myself. The lady who works down the hall from my office does paperwork all day in between sneaking-in rounds of Bejeweled. If she's a gamer, what the hell am I? (Please don't answer that.)
Playing a game does not a gamer make. Sorry girls, you and your solitaire clan are out."