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
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
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
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
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!
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
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…
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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Throwing this out again as we get closer to 01 August
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
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
Watch the full interview at the Facebook Women in Gaming, stories page. Tanya's Story Watch the video here Founder & Director A renowned activist and advocate for diversity within the … Continue reading ICYMI – My #SheTalksGames Facebook interview on Facebook Gaming
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Wiscon is coming and for the first time in many years I am just a panelist. Which I am relieved about. Where is the F is all the F/F in … Continue reading My Wiscon 42 schedule
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 … Continue reading A bunch of @farcrygame 5 clips from my community
COMMENCE PRE-GDC FLAILING ABOUT HOW I'M NOT READY YET I'm actually getting into town a little early for the Bay Area Womxn in Games Conference where I'll be talking about … Continue reading This week’s travel is for @Official_GDC and the @Bawgames Conference!
Announcing the Romance Option Podcast! Sex, Love, and Geekery. Two queer black women giving you frank talk about relationships. Hosted by @biancajand & @cypheroftyr See, if you leave me and Bianca … Continue reading Announcing the Romance Option Podcast!
I just can't stay away from Seattle it seems! I'm a Gaming Pro Guest for Norwescon 41, March 29-April 1, 2018. Here's where you can see me talk about stuff! … Continue reading My @norwescon schedule!
Hello lovely friends! This week has been pretty damn surreal cause it's been such a wild week of good news in Cyphervania. So here in one bundle (HA!) is all … Continue reading ICYMI – A Whole lot has happened this week, goodness!
Here's what I'm doing for OrcaCon, Jan 12-14, 2018! Creating Inclusive Gaming Groups and Events, Friday 4:30 pm, Vancouver Room Tanya DePass [M], Bianca Anderson, Gabriel de los Angeles, Jeanette … Continue reading My @OrcaCon Schedule!
As it's near the end of the month, and things are a bit tight around chez Cypher, here's a reminder thread on ways to support my work, if you like … Continue reading Ways to support my work, and keep me doing this diversity thing as a FT gig
Super excited that my last for convention for 2017 is this weekend. I'll be at PAX Unplugged in Philadelphia November 17-19. It'll be easiest to find me in the Diversity … Continue reading It’s my last con of the year! #PAXUnplugged is this weekend!
This was originally posted on Patreon on October 30, 2017 and is possible through the generosity of my Patrons. So, a good friend Joseph Carriker posted a link to this … Continue reading On roleplaying the “Other”
So you don't miss it, here's my GaymerX East Schedule for this weekend! See some of you there 😀
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 … Continue reading Off I go to @TwitchCon!
In a few hours I'll be headed back to Cali, Cali... I'm only on one panel, ONE! for Big Bad Con, the rest of my time will be spent rolling … Continue reading Off to Big Bad Con, then TwitchCon next week!
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 … Continue reading It’s Subtember on Twitch! 50% off new subscriptions
Diversity Tools and Takeaways August 29, Grand 1 3:45 pm Diversity tools and takeaways Instead of another “diversity is good” type of talk, let us give you tools to make … Continue reading Diversity Tools and Takeaway’s deck
I'm doing all the things! Including speaking at PAX Dev and PAX West next week and co-sponsoring an event with Blacks at Xbox! … Continue reading Wooo PAX Dev and PAX West is next week!
I'll be heading to GenCon in a couple days for my first timer there and as an Industry Insider Featured Presenter! I'll be on a few panels and the rest of … Continue reading Woo @gen_con is this week!
I really wish people would understand pointing out things does not equal looking to be offended. Or crying racism for lol's. For example, I shared this image from Hellblade on the … Continue reading On pointing out things & being critical of media