On getting your girl to delve into PC gaming, Lisa Haasbroek writes:
"Times are changing. According to the ESA (Entertainment Software Association), 38% of gamers are women. The average woman plays 7.4 hours per week, compared to 7.6 hours for men, and the gap is narrowing. For arguments sake, let's say the women in your life is NOT one of the 38%. How do you encourage her to adopt a new hobby? The answer – start by finding games that appeal to HER. Over the next few articles, we'll look at some games which might just spark her interest."