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
I was pondering this over on twitter, so here it is a bit more cleaned up and edited. Originally started from this tweet. I want to talk about the hustle, … Continue reading On the hustle that folks don’t see
Here's my GenCon 50 schedule sorted for Industry Insider Panels! Full listing of Industry Insider sessions I am unsure what panels have tickets left cause I don't know how it works to … Continue reading Here’s my #GenCon50 panel schedule!
I’m excited to announce that I am part of OrcaCon staff as the Programming Coordinator as of OrcaCon 2018! What does this mean exactly? Well, I’m helping to review programming … Continue reading Announcement: I’m now part of @OrcaCon’s staff as the Programming Coordinator!
This was my post last year for father's day. Not much has changed, well that's not true. I'm even more bitter about the day and the non-stop nagging from social … Continue reading About ‘father’s day’ for me…
I can finally share the news I've been sitting on for a while! I'm super excited to announce that I've been asked to edit a collection of essays from marginalized … Continue reading I’m editing an anthology!
So many panels, much moderation, oh Andraste kick me in the ass now. But if you wanna see the whole shebang, here's the full Wiscon Schedule [Grid format] Panel moderators … Continue reading My @WisconSF3 schedule for #Wiscon41
Originally posted on Patreon on 8 May, 2017 So, there's been a lot of whining online by older white dudes about how conventions, especially geek and nerd centered ones are … Continue reading When the faux oppressed whine, they look ridiculous
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!
My 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 … Continue reading Heading down to @C2E2 later! Who’s around?
Why stereotypes and tropes are not representation of the "Other" 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Tuesday April 18th We’ve all seen and played games where People of Color (POC) are … Continue reading Up next for me, @ecgconf
Banner image courtesy of: alamarri.tumblr.com INTERVIEW WITH TANYA DEPASS ACTIVIST, WRITER, DIVERSITY LIASION MARCH 30, 2017ALEXANDRA ORLANDO Tanya DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a … Continue reading ICYMI – I was interviewed over at @FPSWeekly!
Join the Canada Science and Technology Museum and the Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) lab for an evening of thought-provoking discussions about representation in video games. Invited speakers from academia … Continue reading Hey Montreal friends, Let’s Talk Gaming!
I Need Diverse Games works to give minorities and women a louder voice in gaming Amina ElahiContact ReporterBlue Sky Innovation An Xbox. Two PlayStations. A gaming PC. A Nintendo 3DS. … Continue reading ICYMI – I was interviewed about @INeedDivGms by the @chicagotribune!
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! … Continue reading Catch @qgcon panels via Livestream this weekend!
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!
A collation of tweets I did on #IWD17 aka International Women's Day For #IWD2017 support women out here doing hard work, keeping things going. Say thank you not just today … Continue reading On #IWD2017
April 21 You Have Died From Exposure: The Importance Of Compensating Geeky Marginalized Creators Jennifer Cross [M], Michi Trota, Suzanne Walker, Ariela Housman “Do It for the Exposure!” “Aren’t … Continue reading My @C2E2 Schedule!
Here's things what I am doing at GDC & Adjacent spaces! Monday - Attending the Gaming Accessibility Conference! #GAConf About the conference: Disability is a mismatch between a person and … Continue reading Almost time for @Official_GDC! Here’s all the things I’m up to
snagged from today's post on the Wiscon blog FEBRUARY 20, 2017 CHRIS W Programming Panel Surveys are open until March 13. Now’s the chance to give YOUR feedback on what … Continue reading .@WISCONSF3 41 PANEL SIGN-UP & INTEREST SURVEY IS OPEN! DEADLINE is MARCH 13
TANYA DEPASS ON CREATING D&D CHARACTERS Tanya DePass (@cypheroftyr) has played D&D for years and she brings her experience in talking about diversity in gaming to creating D&D characters … Continue reading ICYMI – I was on @Wizards_dnd to talk about diversity, D&D and more!
It's that time of year again, for shenanigans in Boston! Here's my panel schedule and for the first time, I Need Diverse Games will be in the Diversity Lounge! Why … Continue reading My @PAX East Schedule
This is closing soon! Get your name in for a chance at a 3-Day @c2e2 ticket! Giveaway closes Feb 20th.
Not Today, Satan Hell was a busy place ever since November 9th 2016. Lots of damnation, sudden death, other rather grim requests from North America, a few from around the … Continue reading Not today Satan for @ChuckWendig’s flash fiction challenge
If you'll be at GDC, I'm speaking at the Blacks in Gaming event, sponsored by Xbox! details and RSVP link in this post. Excited to have Kahlief Adams host this … Continue reading I’m part of the Fireside chats happening at the Blacks in Gaming event during @Official_GDC
One of my other guest gigs this year is at the final Anomalycon held in Denver, CO March 17-19, 2017. If you're able to join for this great con, it … Continue reading My @anomalycon schedule!
I'm excited to give a talk at this year's Queer Games Conference in LA! Gaming as POC: Where the Industry Has Failed Us, Where It Hasn’t and What to Hope … Continue reading My @qgcon schedule!
This is happening tomorrow! Excited for a chance to talk with game dev students & get away to Seattle for a few days.
One thing I was really looking forward to at my first #ORDCamp was learning to firespin, taught by Michi Trota! She gave us basics and let those who felt comfortable … Continue reading Fire and Flow at #ORDCamp 2017
Congrats to all our @INeedDivGms Scholarship awardees!
Listen to "Alistair and Cullen Fanfic" - Ep #21 on the Media Mavens site // Download the MP3 Today's Topics: We invited Tanya DePass of I Need Diverse Games … Continue reading ICYMI – I hung out with the @_MediaMavens podcast to talk up Dragon Age!
Check it out! I'm visiting UW Bothell at the end of the month for their Game On! Event
Ahhh it's finally almost here! OrcaCon is this weekend in Everett, WA! It's my first time being a Guest of Honor and I'm super excited. Here's my schedule: Friday, January … Continue reading .@OrcaCon is in a few days!
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Here's the panels I will be for OrcaCon next January 13-15, 2017. It's my first Guest of Honor gig and I'm excited and nervous for it. Friday, January 13th, 2017 … Continue reading My @OrcaCon schedule!
It's here! My Kickstarter backer copies of the @offworld collection arrived today!
On occasion folks pay me to write for them! Here's some of my faves from 2016 in no particular order: Ride or Die: Mafia III Review - Ontological Geek Ghost … Continue reading A review of my year in writing
It's Xmas eve still pretty early so I wanna give a little love & thanks to y'all. This is the extent of my holiday spirit by the way. To my … Continue reading Some holiday gratitude…
[Copy/Pasted from an early AM twitter vent this morning 12/21/16] I'm in a mood, and I'm irritated. I want to talk about value of work, specifically diversity work & people's … Continue reading On the expectation of free labor to diversify your spaces
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So this post is to highlight the work of black women & non-binary folks since some people out there want to act as if we're not doing anything out here. … Continue reading Signal Boosting Black Women & NB work!
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 … Continue reading Excited to visit University of Oregon this week!