It's my last speaking gig where I have to travel in 2016! Excited to visit with Edmond Chang at his campus. Keywords for Video Game Studies: Diversity Speaker series Date: November 30, 2016 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm “Why Diversity and Intentional Inclusion Is Needed in Our Games” with Tanya DePass A brief talk … Continue reading Excited to visit University of Oregon this week!
Not long until GaymerX East in NYC! Here's my panel schedule which is much lighter than it was at GX4!! Saturday November 12th 1:oo pm: Gaming Journalism from an LGBTQ Perspective TimesOUT the LGBTQIA affinity network for The New York Times would like to moderate a discussion about the LGBTQIA perspective in gaming journalism. 2:30 … Continue reading MY @GaymerX East schedule!
What can game developers do to better represent black women in games? “They need to get some fucking empathy,” says Tanya dePass, a campaigner for better representation inside game worlds and among those who create them. She curates websites, hosts podcasts, maintains the#INeedDiverseGames tag on Twitter, works as a diversity consultant andspeaks at conventions and … Continue reading ICYMI – I’m in this @Offworld piece by @sangfroid_san
So a while back I had a conversation with Sidney Fussel about black women in games/gaming. Out of that conversation came an idea for a game where the WOC protag would control her own fate and not be the princess in a castle, or the hapless damsel. If she wanted that you see, because so … Continue reading Dipping my toe into Twine dev…