A long time ago, somebody scrawled out a trilogy about an assassin named Mara Jade who tracked down Luke Skywalker but, in a twist that blew at least one 13-year-old mind, ended up marrying him. Does Disney care? You mean about books? Not a smile's chance in Dismaland. But if you peer around the edges of Star Wars culture, you can find whispers of these characters. For the hopeless Star Wars aficionado -- or the die-hard gaming geek -- there is hope: A trio of Star Wars strategy games have blasted into the gaming scene, ready to whisk you away to a distant galaxy where these sub-plots matter.
New inventions come from new voices. Send a message to young women that it is possible to pursue a dream of being a game designer -- especially with a little help from friends through crowdfunding. Find and back a game made by a woman, and fund the next wave of gameplay innovation in the 21st Century's art form.