My #PAXUnplugged 2019 Schedule!

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 made by Geekify, Inc to purchase! All proceeds keeps INDG alive and kicking. Pins will be $15, cash or card accepted. Not Having Racism in … Continue reading My #PAXUnplugged 2019 Schedule!

My @GeekGirlCon 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 short adventure. I'm DM'ing and bringing MercyfulDM, TwittySuch, GlitterNGoth along for the ride! Meet and Greet - Signing Tables 1:00 pm Bring stuff I worked … Continue reading My @GeekGirlCon schedule!

My MAGFest 2019 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 many forms in games, and can be helpful or harmful. Games like Hellblade explicitly address psychosis through the use of sound and mechanics, and are … Continue reading My MAGFest 2019 Schedule

TwitchCon Vods!!

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! Watch here: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/327722979 0:00hr - 1hr:15min mark Welcome to a panel designed to educate streamers, viewers, and everyone in-between on the dos and don’ts of … Continue reading TwitchCon Vods!!

My One year Partner Anniversary is coming up! So a sub-athon w/giveaway!

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 end of this anniversary month. So I'm doing a sub-athon for the month of November! I'm also traveling Nov 1-4 so the subathon may start … Continue reading My One year Partner Anniversary is coming up! So a sub-athon w/giveaway!

Updated @TwitchCon schedule!

                                                                                                I Need Diverse Games is part of … Continue reading Updated @TwitchCon schedule!

It’s that time again – Ways you can support my work

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 I do in gaming around diversity & inclusion. Patreon is always easy and you can support me for as little as $1 a month!patreon.com/cypheroftyr If … Continue reading It’s that time again – Ways you can support my work

A bunch of @farcrygame 5 clips from my community

Streaming Far Cry 5 has been fun, especially co-op'ing with Kahlief. Here have some clips: https://clips.twitch.tv/embed?clip=YummyDaintyOpossumSwiftRage&autoplay=false&tt_medium=clips_embed Snagged by @urbanbohemian https://clips.twitch.tv/embed?clip=HedonisticWiseNewtJebaited&autoplay=false&tt_medium=clips_embed Well it's not a bayou... clipped by @ravingsockmonkey https://clips.twitch.tv/embed?clip=LachrymoseShakingPepperoniChefFrank&autoplay=false&tt_medium=clips_embed Today on Learning with Cypheroftyr by @ravingsockmonkey https://clips.twitch.tv/embed?clip=GentleLachrymoseSaladCurseLit&autoplay=false&tt_medium=clips_embed /facepalm /facepalm clipped by @ravingsockmonkey https://clips.twitch.tv/embed?clip=BlushingPricklyPanPeanutButterJellyTime&autoplay=false&tt_medium=clips_embed Oops, sorry Bear by DianaMoon https://clips.twitch.tv/embed?clip=ChillySourMooseCopyThis&autoplay=false&tt_medium=clips_embed Kahlief, you monster. Clipped by DianaMoon … Continue reading A bunch of @farcrygame 5 clips from my community

My final #PAXEast 2018 schedule!

Here's my final PAX East schedule! I Need Diverse Games will also be in the Diversity Lounge once more, hours 10am-6pm April 5, 6, 7 & 8.   "How to Network When You're Awkward as H*ck" April 5th, Bumblee Theatre, 1pm  It's advice you'll get over and over again about breaking into the industry: network! It's … Continue reading My final #PAXEast 2018 schedule!

Off I go to @TwitchCon!

I'll be going to TwitchCon for the first time tomorrow and I'm on a panel Sunday. If you're around or can watch, I'll be moderating "Being Political On Twitch" 3:30 pm Pacific US timezone in the GivePlz Theatre. Joining me are Adam Koebel (adamkoebel on Twitch/Skinnyghost on twitter), Jennasaisquoi (same on Twitch and Twitter), and … Continue reading Off I go to @TwitchCon!

ICYMI – My Talk at Twitch HQ “How To Keep Safe in the Land of Twitch”

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 LGBT creator on Twitch. Tanya is the founder and director of I Need Diverse Games, a not-for-profit foundation that is dedicated to better diversification of … Continue reading ICYMI – My Talk at Twitch HQ “How To Keep Safe in the Land of Twitch”

How to Keep Safe in the Land of Twitch – talk on Tuesday, 9/12

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, who will be discussing the challenges and best tools for streaming safely as a woman, person of color, or LGBT creator on Twitch. Tanya is … Continue reading How to Keep Safe in the Land of Twitch – talk on Tuesday, 9/12

It’s Subtember on Twitch! 50% off new subscriptions

Going on now through October 2nd (11:59PM PDT, 10/2), the first month of any new subscription to any channel offering a recurring subscription on Twitch is half off for you. Streamers still get the same payout as if the subscription was purchased at full price, but you’ll only pay half rent for the first month! Subscribing is a … Continue reading It’s Subtember on Twitch! 50% off new subscriptions

PAX Dev and PAX West Panels are a go!

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 Whether we're talking about a nostalgic favorite game, or a beloved game series, online spaces have become hostile territory where devs have to tread lightly … Continue reading PAX Dev and PAX West Panels are a go!

Woot! @GXAustralia videos are up!

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 room on each day. The schedule from the weekend is here in case you're trying to look up a specific panel. Day 1 (Auditorium) Day … Continue reading Woot! @GXAustralia videos are up!

My Updated @GXAustralia schedule!

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 also promise not to fall for the whole Drop Bears thing 😉 Anyway, here's my schedule for GX Australia, panels and talks in the auditorium … Continue reading My Updated @GXAustralia schedule!

Catch @qgcon panels via Livestream this weekend!

Folks are always asking me if panels will be streamed when I go to conventions and conferences. Well luck is with you, as Queerness and Games Conference has you covered! They have two twitch channels: twitch.tv/qgcon twitch.tv/qgcon2 If you want to catch a specific speaker over the weekend, the schedule is below. Remember all times … Continue reading Catch @qgcon panels via Livestream this weekend!

Next weekend kicks off a super busy month for me!

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 not on the usual Tues/Thurs/Saturday schedule. Here's what I'm up to starting next Friday: April 1 & 2: Queerness and Games Conference  Los Angeles, CA … Continue reading Next weekend kicks off a super busy month for me!

My updated @C2E2 schedule!

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 Geeky Marginalized Creators Jennifer Cross [M], Michi Trota, Suzanne Walker, Charlie Hawkins April 21, 6:45 - 7:45 pm S405a “Do It for the Exposure!” “Aren’t … Continue reading My updated @C2E2 schedule!

Long stream to celebrate 800 + Twitch Followers on Saturday 11/26

So tomorrow is gonna be Ubisoft Saturday at chez Cypher on twitch! I've hit 830+ followers so I promised a long stream (12 hours total) to celebrate. Thanks to Escoblades at Ubisoft Montreal, I've got two Evie figures to give away. Obviously, you'll have to be OK with giving me your address, and if you're … Continue reading Long stream to celebrate 800 + Twitch Followers on Saturday 11/26

I’m doing Extra Life with Team Outpost!

The stream team I'm on, N7 Outpost has an Extra Life team! My goal is $150  and our overall team goal is $1000 Since I'll be traveling on November 3rd - 5th, all my streams between now and then will be Extra Life Streams. I've added a command to give a link for donations and … Continue reading I’m doing Extra Life with Team Outpost!

Streaming schedule through 10/18

Time to get back to Masquerada! I'll start at 10am CST hopefully until the end, take a little break and get back to Mafia III! Join me at twitch.tv/cypheroftyr for more Masquerada: Songs and Shadows then really switching gears to Lincoln Clay in New Bordeaux after a break. Then no stream on Thursday October 13th, or … Continue reading Streaming schedule through 10/18

A few Twitch Streamers I recommend you follow

For whatever my two cents is on folks to follow 😛 SimplyUndrea, variety streamer on PS4 Friday - Sunday 11am PST - ?? with special streams. Follow her on twitter to keep up with her schedule. UGRGaming, variety streamer, lots of horror, Resident Evil. Follow on twitter for his schedule. SpawnOnMe, Twitch channel by the … Continue reading A few Twitch Streamers I recommend you follow

Streaming @MasqueradaGame today

The fine folks who made Masquerada were kind enough to share the build they showed at PAX West with me, so to celebrate the return of my voice and excitement over passing the 700 follower mark on Twitch, I'll be doing two games today. First, Masquerada: Songs and Shadows at 11:00 am CST through finishing it … Continue reading Streaming @MasqueradaGame today

Streaming update for July 16 – 24th

Hey y'all, streaming will be a bit disrupted after today's DAI stream due to getting some paying work sent my way. Project will take up all of next week so no stream next Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday is iffy pending where I am in this project. July 16th there will be more romancing of Sera … Continue reading Streaming update for July 16 – 24th

To Halamshiral we go!

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 have questions; Obviously siding with Briala will probably net me massive disapproval cause she’s an elf. But what about Celene and Gaspard?  Neither would give … Continue reading To Halamshiral we go!

Streaming update

Sadly, no stream tomorrow Saturday May 7th. I'll be at #TrekDePaul all day. I'll do a brief make up stream probably Sunday morning or Monday during the day. Also, thoughts on what to play since I beat Unravel? Dark Souls Sucking Tuesdays once I finish Fragments of Him? FenQuisition (if I ever get my game … Continue reading Streaming update

Megaldons, Beasties and the high seas in @ManOWar_Corsair

I had a chance to dig into an Early Access version of Man O' War: Corsair today, and some of the devs even dropped by the stream! Early Access opens up on 15 April, 2016 on Steam! https://youtu.be/Licwe4I7kYs The game is gorgeous, the sound is amazing, well timed and ambient for what you run into … Continue reading Megaldons, Beasties and the high seas in @ManOWar_Corsair

I finished @unravel_game today… my heart

I finished @Unravel_Game today by Coldwood Studios so here's a mostly complete playthrough. XB1 early Access play - First 3 hours, pre-release https://youtu.be/pQPmaJpCP4k   Playstation 4 Play - Exported to YT from Twitch: https://youtu.be/gznEi6vrD00 https://youtu.be/4jqBat7r8iM https://youtu.be/NqGeaZDWR4U https://youtu.be/5omReyZL0Es https://youtu.be/Z7DHKGiGhrU and finally, the last few levels April 12th, including tears at the end. https://youtu.be/hxeemE6XJAI   Thank you … Continue reading I finished @unravel_game today… my heart

Combo Birthday and Hitting 450+ followers on Twitch!

So, my birthday is next week omfg! It feels like it really snuck up on me this year because of all that is going on. So how to celebrate you might ask? Well I'm gonna do a relaxed, laid back stream of Dragon Age II. It's my favorite game in the series and well, what … Continue reading Combo Birthday and Hitting 450+ followers on Twitch!

Disruption in my usual streaming schedule this weekend!

Apologies for the short notice y'all but no stream today for two reasons. One  is reason is I have house guests through Monday morning. The other is because the XB1 Twitch app is a total PoS and is throwing an error when I try to stream from it. Twitch's answer is to delete the app … Continue reading Disruption in my usual streaming schedule this weekend!

Streaming stuff and an informal survey

So I've been doing a lot more streaming, at least three times a week and as such, I've got a spiffy new layout, done by Kessel_Runs!   I've got awesome new BRB, Offline, lobby, and shiny buttons! Since I've sunk some time and money into doing more Twitch stuff, I wanted to have an informal … Continue reading Streaming stuff and an informal survey

Double the Streams on Tuesday 2/9!

So Tuesday is usually the day new releases drop. This week however there's two highly anticipated titles coming out! I'll do an AM Stream of Unravel Game; starting at 10am CST - 2:00 pm CST, take a break then stream Firewatch by Campo Santo from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST  at twitch.tv/cypheroftyr Unravel Game … Continue reading Double the Streams on Tuesday 2/9!

More streaming to come…

So with all this time on my hands, I'm going to do more streaming.  I've made some updates to my Twitch page and will work on some mod bots (Night!Bot/Moo!Bot) as well as try to get some things set up so donations can be acknowledged in stream. I'll probably even put myself on cam more … Continue reading More streaming to come…