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Video games and independence

by Critical Commons Manager

A teenage girl (Catherine Mary Stewart) uses her virtuosic video gaming skills to resist the orders of her overbearing boss in a movie theater. Early 1980s visions of arcade games in Hollywood were unexpectedly balanced in terms of gender.

Video game play as generational and gender conflict in Night of the Comet

A teenage girl uses her prowess at the arcade game Tempest as a vehicle to independence

from Night of the Comet (1984)
Creator: Thom Eberhardt
Posted by Critical Commons Manager