Friday March 24th Parasocial Relationships & You 11:30am Bumblebee Theatre [Not Streamed] Parasocial relationships, or one-way relationships in which fans feel like they "know" a media personality, have always existed. … Continue reading PAX East 2023 Schedule
My PAX Unplugged Schedule
The schedule for PAX Unplugged 2022 is now live! Here's my appearance schedule that's still a little in flux. This will be updated as the PAXU schedule is updated more. … Continue reading My PAX Unplugged Schedule
My PAX West 2022 Schedule
Saturday 9/3 Marginalized Identities and The Power of RPG - 11:30am PT - Horse Theatre Image by JadeValyrie Every day we get assigned roles and expectations that directly affect how … Continue reading My PAX West 2022 Schedule
An updated handy dandy guide to interacting with me @ Events
Have one handy guide to interacting with me at conventions, totally 110% free of charge. Overall I am pretty friendly but I do not like strangers touching me, especially my … Continue reading An updated handy dandy guide to interacting with me @ Events
Jumping back in the Deep End with a lot of PAX Unplugged panels/shows
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
I’m doing a lot this weekend Part 2 of 2
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
My #GenConOnline Events
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
A mystery package from @LevelUpDice arrived! Let’s see what it is! #Sponsored
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
My #ECCC Schedule
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
A Consideration for #FollowFriday if you please
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
I’m not heading to #PAXEast after all
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
Random Loot Crate… loot up for grabs – Updated
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
My final @OrcaCon schedule!
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!
On being a good panelist & moderator
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
My final #PAXDev & #PAXWest schedule
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
I’m speaking on the internets & and in person this weekend! I’m speaking at @Gen_Con and @americanart
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
Here’s my Dublin 2019: An Irish WorldCon Programme schedule!
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!
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder…
(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…
My current #PAXDev and #PAXWest panel schedule
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
Heading off to @BlerdConDC this weekend!
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!
Three Years… a reflection
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 #PAXUnplugged 2018 schedule
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
Some convention etiquette since @TwitchCon is around the corner…
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…
ICYMI – I’m giving the Saturday Keynote at @DifferentGames conference!
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!
Thoughts on TTRPG, D&D and Me…
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…
Brain Food – Episode 72 – Game Devs & Others, Tales from the Margins
Thank you so, so much! <3
It’s that time again – Ways you can support my work
Throwing this out again as we get closer to 01 August
My @BlerdConDC schedule!
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!
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 … Continue reading It’s that time again – Ways you can support my work
Game Devs and Others: Tales from the Margins – Publishing 11 June 2018 from CRC Press
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
Updates, news and stuff
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
ICYMI – My #SheTalksGames Facebook interview on Facebook Gaming
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
INDG Enamel Pins are a go!
Y'all asked for it, so here we go!
My Wiscon 42 schedule
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
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 … Continue reading A bunch of @farcrygame 5 clips from my community
This week’s travel is for @Official_GDC and the @Bawgames Conference!
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!
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!
My @norwescon schedule!
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!
ICYMI – A Whole lot has happened this week, goodness!
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!
My @OrcaCon Schedule!
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!
So about that Patreon eh?
Video from my Twitch Stream on December 7th talking about all these changes. https://www.twitch.tv/videos/207579418 I have been talking about these changes today on Twitch, and in other places. Above is … Continue reading So about that Patreon eh?
Ways to support my work, and keep me doing this diversity thing as a FT gig
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
It’s my last con of the year! #PAXUnplugged is this weekend!
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!
On roleplaying the “Other”
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”
My @GaymerX East Schedule
So you don't miss it, here's my GaymerX East Schedule for this weekend! See some of you there 😀
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 … Continue reading Off I go to @TwitchCon!
Off to Big Bad Con, then TwitchCon next week!
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!
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 … Continue reading It’s Subtember on Twitch! 50% off new subscriptions
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