Have one handy guide to interacting with me at conventions, totally 110% free of charge. Overall I am pretty friendly but I do not like strangers touching me, especially my … Continue reading An updated handy dandy guide to interacting with me @ Conventions
I've gone from a couple things at PAX West this fall to a whole lot at PAX Unplugged coming up in December. So far my schedule is as follows: X-Cards, … Continue reading Jumping back in the Deep End with a lot of PAX Unplugged panels/shows
If I'd put everything I'm doing in one post, it would have been way too long so here's the rest of the stuff I'm up to! Saturday I'm getting back … Continue reading I’m doing a lot this weekend Part 2 of 2
So, I've already kicked off the weekend with being one of the recipients of the Diana Jones Award 2020 for recognizing Black Excellence in Games. The full awardee list is … Continue reading I’m doing a lot this weekend! Part 1 of 2
I'm doing a couple things for #GenCon Online this year. There will be a short clip of me talking about INDG during the opening session. Using Tabletop Gaming for Charity … Continue reading My #GenConOnline Events
https://youtu.be/2zFpBEMGclE In case you missed it, I ran a XSplit 101 session over on my Twitch channel, which is powered by XSplit! I'm a Twitch partner, XSplit VIP and have … Continue reading Learn to use XSplit & get to know your VIP! #Sponsored #Ad
I've been getting a bit of press in the last month or so, so here it all is in one handy list. Articles and Interviews: Go Magazine GO Proudly Presents: … Continue reading Some recent press for me
Get the #BlackAFRoundTable & #BlackAFSidetable vods in one handy spot. Aka this thread. Don't let these conversations be the only time folks in the #TTRPG space listen to Black creators … Continue reading #BlackAF Roundtables & Sidetable in one spot
I got a mystery package from #Sponsor Level Up Dice! We checked inside and there was a lovely note from Diana M as well as the following! D20 - Dark … Continue reading A mystery package from @LevelUpDice arrived! Let’s see what it is! #Sponsored
So, as long as Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) happens I'll still be there! I'll also be floating around the Level Up Dice and Wyrmwood Booths. I'll be on two panels, … Continue reading My #ECCC Schedule
Hey Friday is coming, thus another #FF will ravage the TL with loads of people tagged as someone to follow but with no context as to WHY they would be … Continue reading A Consideration for #FollowFriday if you please
So I've gotten a bit of press recently and wanted to share it with y'all. I was fortunate enough to be invited to Ubisoft Toronto to be part of the … Continue reading A bunch of neat coverage of the #UbiBGP Mixer & a highlight by @XBoxAmbassadors
After some thought, and a lot of stress I decided to cancel attending PAX East this year. Trying to do both PAX and C2E2 in addition to that other opportunity … Continue reading I’m not heading to #PAXEast after all
So I got Loot Crate Gaming and forgot to cancel it, then they went under in bankruptcy. I am finally getting the last of the crates I'm owed, and there's … Continue reading Random Loot Crate… loot up for grabs – Updated
It's time again for OrcaCon in Bellevue, WA! Join us January 10-12 for this awesome event. I'm there in my capacity as programming and diversity coordinator, as well as a … Continue reading My final @OrcaCon schedule!
This thread happened mid flight cause I was super irritated by the guy next to me and not being able to sleep as I usually do. Also due to some … Continue reading On being a good panelist & moderator
The diversity conversation you need, but don't want Diversity is now a checkbox on a lot of lists rather than being about inclusion and making sure everyone is included. Let’s … Continue reading ICYMI – my talk from @PixelPopFest
My PAX Unplugged Schedule - 2019 edition! Also, I Need Diverse Games is back in the Diversity Lounge! This year we're going to have an exclusive D20 pin designed and … Continue reading My #PAXUnplugged 2019 Schedule!
Saturday November 16th Tanya takes her friends to Hell! - We Mean Avernus 12:00 - 1:00pm - Rey I take some friends through a merry chase through Avernus, for a … Continue reading My @GeekGirlCon schedule!
Here’s my final PAX Dev and PAX West panel schedule.Who can I designate to make sure I am fed and watered that Saturday? INDG will also be in the Diversity … Continue reading My final #PAXDev & #PAXWest schedule
So, Thursday I am giving one of two Insights talks at GenCon! Along with Steve Kenson, of Green Ronin Publishing we'll talk about Diversity by Design! image courtesy of GenCon … Continue reading I’m speaking on the internets & and in person this weekend! I’m speaking at @Gen_Con and @americanart
As some of you know, I'm nominated for a Hugo as part of the fine crew at Fireside Fiction! Thanks to the amazing generosity of a friend, I am able … Continue reading Here’s my Dublin 2019: An Irish WorldCon Programme schedule!
(I originally posted this on Medium, but I wanted to share it on my main site as well) I’m not beautiful… never have been and never will be. Not in … Continue reading Beauty is in the eye of the beholder…
Here's my current PAX Dev and PAX West panel schedule. Will be updated with panelist and links once they go up on the PAX Site. Who can I designate to … Continue reading My current #PAXDev and #PAXWest panel schedule
I'm returning to BlerdCon this weekend for their 3rd event! I'm only doing two panels this time, both on Sunday morning! You can see the full panel lineup here #BlackTwitter: … Continue reading Heading off to @BlerdConDC this weekend!
Tomorrow I leave on a jet plane again for a week! This time I'm off to Los Angeles for a few days of D&D shenaniganry with (most) of my Rivals … Continue reading I’m heading to LA for #DnDLive2019 The Descent!
So, Faces of Thedas is out and one of my favorite characters isn't in the book. Yes, you read that correctly; Fenris is not statted out for use in a … Continue reading Want to put Fenris in your DA RPG? I got a write up for you
I will FINALLY be speaking at South By Southwest (SXSW) next weekend on March 10th, 11am AFAIK, it is not being streamed or recorded. I'm only there the 9th -11th, so if … Continue reading Who am I seeing at @SXSW next weekend?
Here's my current PAX East schedule. Until the official schedule is posted, all things are subject to change. I Need Diverse Games will also be in the Diversity Lounge again! … Continue reading Final #PAXEast Schedule
Oh hey OrcaCon is this weekend! Here's my panel schedule y'all. Saturday, January 12th 10:00 am Better Realism for Better Worlds: We Did the Research for You I don't want … Continue reading My @OrcaCon Schedule
I'm going back to MAGFest y'all. Here's my panel schedule as part of MAGES. Mental Health Representation in Games Thursday Jan 3rd. 4:00 pm MAGES 2 Mental health representation takes … Continue reading My MAGFest 2019 Schedule
I’m pleased to share I’m eligible for consideration for the Hugo Awards in a few categories for works created in 2018. I edited Game Devs & Others: Tales from the … Continue reading My 2018 @TheHugoAwards eligibility post
A reflection on three years...I tweeted this out late on December 10th, on the actual anniversary of losing my day job and reflecting on three years of self employment and … Continue reading Three Years… a reflection
https://youtu.be/OvfpI6eeSLE I got a chance to play Thing Trunk's Book of Demons: Dungeons and Streamers thank you to Chris Priestly at Evolve PR for providing a review key. It's a … Continue reading Have a devishly good time with your community playing Book of Demons: Dungeons and Streamers
Disclosure: I was asked to use VCam by XSplit, and provided a Logitech C922 webcam + One Year Premium XSplit license. So #Sponsored content ahead! It's good, I promise 😉 … Continue reading A quick review of @XSplit’s VCam app
TwitchCon vods aren't yet separated out into individual panels, but I've gotten the links and the time stamps for y'all! Come Watch My Stream and Other Things Not to Say! … Continue reading TwitchCon Vods!!
My PAX Unplugged panel schedule so far... Not Having Racism in Your Campaign, Settings, or Table Friday 1:30 pm Leviathan Theatre Tabletop is growing and expanding, and with it there’s … Continue reading My #PAXUnplugged 2018 schedule
A tweet from @curlyfro about folks not inviting themselves along put me in the mind of convention etiquette and how that happens a lot. Since TwitchCon is coming, have a … Continue reading Some convention etiquette since @TwitchCon is around the corner…
So on November 12th, 2017 I got partnered on Twitch! A year has flown by already y'all! Still growing the channel and trying to hit some sub goals by the … Continue reading My One year Partner Anniversary is coming up! So a sub-athon w/giveaway!
I'm honored to give the Saturday Keynote address at this year's Different Games Conference. Why Inclusion is Required, and Diversity is Not Enough Tanya DePass Often times we talk about diversity and inclusion … Continue reading ICYMI – I’m giving the Saturday Keynote at @DifferentGames conference!
I couldn't sleep so a wee thread (inspired by KrystinaArielle) on D&D. Photo by Gregtito and missing from our crew is StubbyStan who was away this week. D&D is and … Continue reading Thoughts on TTRPG, D&D and Me…
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If the text is not readable, it’s an email I got after GenCon, shared with permission from the sender. Hey Tanya! Holy shit. I just wanted to thank you for … Continue reading Why Representation matters in #TTRPG spaces
Here you go, here's where you can find me at PAX Dev & PAX West 8/28-9/3 I'm on one panel at PAX Dev Interrogating Your Aspirations - Tuesday 8/28 3:45 … Continue reading My #PAXDev & #PAXWest 2018 Schedule
Throwing this out again as we get closer to 01 August
YIPES! Time has snuck up on me and GenCon is around the corner! So here's my panel schedule. I'll be around the con, not currently scheduled to play any games … Continue reading My @Gen_Con 51 schedule
My next convention I'm paneling at is BlerdCon in VA. Here's where you can find me on panels that weekend of July 27-29, 2018 Friday July 27th How to Stream … Continue reading My @BlerdConDC schedule!
As it’s near the end of the month, and things are a bit tight around chez Cypher, here’s a list of ways to support my work, if you like what … Continue reading It’s that time again – Ways you can support my work
Why is this anthology necessary? Because too often voices of those society marginalizes are left out of the bigger conversation around gaming, the industry, those that cover it and … Continue reading Game Devs and Others: Tales from the Margins – Publishing 11 June 2018 from CRC Press