If you ever think for an instant that misogyny in gaming is new, remember that there was an uproar when the Queen was added to chess in Europe because she was a "powerful female figure".
@noelle chess is the perfect metaphor for gaming in general because it didn't matter what's going on with the rest of the board, it's game over when the little man up the back gets upset.
Consider this a friendly, local pub. Make yourself at home, bring your friends, have a good time! Meet new people, have a laugh, enjoy the ambience, and the Oxford commas.