I Need Diverse Games is part of the Twitch Unity Lounge! Come by, relax, learn about what we do and take a break during the chaos of TwitchCon!
TwitchUnity has featured streamers and events for Women’s History Month, Black History Month, and Pride Month and we’re proud to announce the brand new TwitchUnity Lounge at TwitchCon 2018 in San Jose, with partners like the Wounded Warrior Project, AbleGamers, and several other amazing organizations.
You can come hang out and recharge away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor, or stop by to learn more about these organizations, meet some inspiring streamers,, watch unique seminars, and get some face time with Twitch’s “Employee Guilds” to see how we face the diversity head-on internally.
Get your TwitchCon tickets today to check out the TwitchUnity Lounge, including:!
- 1000 Dreams Fund
- I Need Diverse Games
- Rise Above The Disorder (RAD) formerly Anxiety Gaming
- The Trevor Project
- Wounded Warrior Project
- PMS Clan: Friday, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
- LatinX: Saturday, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
- The Cookout: Saturday, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
- Transmission Gaming: Sunday, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
- Deaf/Hard of Hearing Gamers & AccessibileStreamers: Sunday, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Come and chat with our Guilds about your experiences on Twitch and engage with members from your communities. They’ll be representation from our:
- Asian Guild
- Black Guild
- Inclusivity Guild
- LGBTQ+ Guild
- Women+ Guild
- TwitchUnity Spotlight Content
We’ll be adding in unique opportunities for you to do meet and greets with inspirational streamers, listen to book readings, and hear influential gaming professionals discuss their roles in the industry and what they’re doing to drive inclusivity. We’ll have more information in the coming weeks, so be sure to check back on the TwitchCon Schedule soon.
FRIDAY 10/26 12:30 PM CREATOR CAMP
Welcome to a panel designed to educate streamers, viewers, and everyone in-between on the dos and don’ts of social media with a heavy focus on Twitch Etiquette. Join in the discussion how to interact with fellow casters and communities and get tips and tricks to being a great member of the Twitch community.
Kintinue (M), MegKaylee, Wish, Imperialgrrl, cypheroftyr (I Need Diverse Games)
FRIDAY 10/26 3:30 PM PJSUGAR
Different streamers & content creators of color will provide advice and tips on how to grow on Twitch and within the gaming space at large. Get advice on how to deal with toxicity, how to use analytics and demographical breakdowns to grow within your community/niche, and more. The goal of this panel is to provide insight to new and current creators so they can grow and thrive.
cypheroftyr (I Need Diverse Games) (M), MsAshRocks, MajinTaj, Jennasaisquoi, Xmiramira
SATURDAY 10/27 10:30 AM HEY GUYS
Despite increased attention in the last few years, mental health in streaming remains a source of confusion for many. What should streamers know about mental health, and how do you support your community without burning yourself out? How do you balance success and self-care? Join mental health nonprofit TakeThis.org and a panel of streamers as they discuss all these questions and more.
TheeDoctorB (M), Kate, MissKyliee, cypheroftyr (I Need DiverseGames), dayebraham_lincoln, SuperSaiyanDrM
SATURDAY 10/27 12:00 PM GIVEPLZ
Tabletop games are more popular than ever with interest in them building every year. Capture the hearts and minds of this burgeoning market by learning the secrets of encapsulating what makes tabletop games so beloved and presenting it on the stream screen in all it’s meeple glory. Setting up a tabletop stream can be daunting, but there are simple solutions and best practices to help you break out of the video game box and into the tabletop one. Let this panel guide you on your way to the ultimate tabletop game stream.
gregtito (M), Greg Collins (Wizards of the Coast), AdamKoebel, cypheroftyr (Rivals of Waterdeep)
SATURDAY 10/27 3:00 PM FRANKERZ
Often times Twitch and other online spaces are treated as ruleless areas where anything goes and one needs to have a thick skin to prosper. It doesn’t have to be that way, and streamers from a variety of backgrounds will discuss ways in which to have a better and more welcoming community in your streaming spaces.
cypheroftyr (I Need Diverse Games) (M), AdamKoebel, Imperialgrrl, Friskk, TheeDoctorB