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
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
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!
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!
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
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!!
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
ICYMI - A bunch of stuff has happened lately, or rather that NDA life has eased up a little. First off, Game Devs and Others: Tales from the Margins has … Continue reading Updates, news and stuff
What's your gamer identity? How we classify video game players in gaming culture Friday 11:30 AM, Forum Anne Marie Porter [M], Rhonda Moore, Tanya DePass We'll discuss how research, industry, … Continue reading My @MAGFest Schedule!
Twitch’s Inclusivity guild is hosting a Twitch Talk with Tanya DePass, who will be discussing the challenges and best tools for streaming safely as a woman, person of color, or … Continue reading ICYMI – My Talk at Twitch HQ “How To Keep Safe in the Land of Twitch”
Hey y'all, I'm visiting Twitch HQ and giving a talk on staying safe as a marginalized streamer. Details below. Twitch's Inclusivity guild is hosting a Twitch Talk with Tanya DePass, … Continue reading How to Keep Safe in the Land of Twitch – talk on Tuesday, 9/12
These are the PAX Dev and PAX West panels I'm doing. Schedule and participants subject to change. Fans and Devs: Where's the Middle Ground? August 29, Grand 1 2:30 pm … Continue reading PAX Dev and PAX West Panels are a go!
In case you missed the announcement, I am editing an anthology for CRC Press, due out in 2018. Submissions open on June 12, 2017 and end on August 15, 2017. … Continue reading Game Devs & Others: Tales from the Margins* – Call for Submissions is Open!
This year all the panels at GX Australia were recorded! Now they're all up on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. Footage is uploaded into six playlists; one for each panel … Continue reading Woot! @GXAustralia videos are up!
So I have been getting back into tabletop lately and with that came a chance to help test out Torg Eternity, by USNA Games! We recorded a session for One … Continue reading Listen to me trying out #TorgEternity by @USNAGames on @OneShotRPG!
In a couple days I head over to Sydney Australia for the second, and sadly last GX Australia. 🙁 We're gonna make it a great time despite that y'all. I … Continue reading My Updated @GXAustralia schedule!
I'm doing sooo much stuff in April, but it's cool and I'm excited even if I'm a little tired just thinking about it. That means streams will be sporadic and … Continue reading Next weekend kicks off a super busy month for me!
https://youtu.be/61nmjdwfIBk Raks Geek: Ready Player Two Friday, March 24 at 8pm (Doors at 7:30pm) Uptown Underground 4707 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL Ages 21+ TONIGHT: Join firespinning Mortal Kombat fighters, bellydancing … Continue reading TONIGHT: Fight Hate. Drink Geek Cocktails with Bellydancing Super Mario
The 2017 C2E2 schedule is finally live! So here's an updated and accurate schedule of panels I'll be on with links. You Have Died From Exposure: The Importance Of Compensating … Continue reading My updated @C2E2 schedule!
I'm a Boss of Honor at the second GX Australia taking place in Sydney, 29 & 30 April, 2017! It's my second time begin a guest of honor at a … Continue reading Asking for a little help to extend my trip after @GXAustralia next year
I'm pretty excited to go to Big Bad Con next week and get back to my tabletop roots y'all. I'm doing three panels, all with people I admire and love … Continue reading I’m a guest at @BigBadCon next week!
Finally Halamshiral for real this time on stream! 11:00 am CST, all of the Winter Palace with Sera, Dorian, & Blackwall as my party along with Herah Adaar. So I … Continue reading To Halamshiral we go!
Hey y'all, I want to share the love for other Patreon creators that you may not be aware of. This is a combination of the two signal boosting posts I … Continue reading Patreon round up as it nears the beginning of June
Cross Posted from my Patreon, where it originally appeared on 9 May 2016. Another signal boost post, this time to focus on the works of POC, Bi, non-binary, trans and … Continue reading Support the work of POC, bi, trans, non-binary, other LGBTQIA folks signal boosting edition
Women do a whole lot of work that goes unrecognized in geek, tech, gaming, comics, SFF and other areas. So I want to shine a light on some of these … Continue reading Celebrating the work of women, Part 1
I got back to work from GX3 today to unpack my office, get everything settled and then was let go. I had no sense this was coming. After all who … Continue reading Forced change is happening…
The lovely Joy E. has entered an MLK Day essay contest and she's a semi-finalist. Please go here and vote for her essay! It's number five. The $500 prize money … Continue reading Signal boosting for my friend Joy – Vote for her essay!
So... Joy E. came up with a nifty idea. A project where LGBTQIA youth, straight allies, adults and others could share their stories to encourage and strengthen youth who may … Continue reading Introducing… The We Got Your Back Project
Help SamuraiKo move to Seattle! SamuraiKo is an awesome City of Heroes videographer, fan and wonderful person. She and her hubby have decided to go West! and they could use … Continue reading SamuraiKo needs a little boost…