About this project Want to spend an incredible weekend hanging out with the friendliest bunch of geeks you'll ever meet? Are you passionate about video games, or dreamed of making … Continue reading ICYMI, I’m a Boss of Honor at @GXAustralia!
I’m pretty excited to go to Big Bad Con and get back to my tabletop roots y’all. I’m doing three panels, all with people I admire and love to collaborate … Continue reading Hey I’m at @bigbadcon this weekend!
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 … Continue reading Streaming schedule through 10/18
This is becoming my annual Coming Out Day post. Have thinky thoughts on that whole coming out thing. [These are tweets I sent out on October 11th, 2016, referencing Coming … Continue reading On Coming Out Day ~ Redux
(originally pulled together over at Medium.com from a tweet thread) It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay and I want to share something with y’all. Hopefully I won’t regret this. I have depression and anxiety. … Continue reading ICYMI, I shared my #WorldMentalHealthDay story
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!
Saturday, October 1 When Fandom Ain’t Fun – A Frank Talk by QPOC 12:00 pm Panels Room B Queer fans of color are often left out, pushed out and talked … Continue reading My Day 2 of @GaymerX aka I’m on ALL THE PANELS
Hi y'all, just a quick post on why I'm on Patreon, and why support to do the work of I Need Diverse Games non-profit without a day job is important. … Continue reading A reminder of why I’m on @Patreon
My updated #GX4 Schedule for next week's convention, which is less than a week away! :O
I was approached to be a consultant on Paper Drumpf by Buchanan productions a little while ago. I admit I had a split second of hmm, what's this then? When … Continue reading I consulted on Paper Drumpf and I’d like you to try it out #indiegamedev
Unless something changes in the next two weeks, here's my schedule. Friday September 30 Podcasting for a Gamer Audience 5:00 pm Panels Room B Podcasts are as varied as … Continue reading My @GaymerX 4 Schedule
(originally posted on 6 September on my Patreon) So I did the thing, all the things at PAX West this year. Apparently it's the first year it's being called West … Continue reading Survived my first(?) PAX West (cross post from Patreon)
I'm happy and excited to be speaking about a series that informed my life really heavily, gave me a love of science and showed me that a black woman could … Continue reading My next thing is Adler After Dark, where I’m talking up Star Trek!
Hey y'all! Here is a handy post on how you can support my work. A lot of people say they love what I do, and want me to keep doing … Continue reading Semi-infrequent reminders of how to support my work
Here's my final panel schedule for PAX West, which is next week! EEP! If you don't see me running around from panel to panel, then I'll be at the I … Continue reading Final @PAX West schedule!
When I first played Kitfox Games's Moon Hunters, it reminded me of the 16-bit games I'd grown up with, RPGs where you had to run for your life from wildlife, … Continue reading ICYMI – I got to interview @tanyaxshort for @ViceGaming about Moon Hunters
I posted this for my Patrons a while ago but never cross posted this here. Since it came up on a podcasting panel I did recently, I was reminded to … Continue reading Oops, never shared my Podcast Movement thoughts, here you go
I'll be around Bit Bash Chicago as a volunteer on Saturday, August 13th! If you haven't gotten a ticket yet you can snip $5 off with code INeedDiverseGames5 when you … Continue reading I’ll be at @BitBashChicago and #ChiNerdFest this weekend!
I've been doing more and more consulting about Diversity issues, Podcasting and other topics; now you can sign up and get that content via GenieCast! Announcement/press release below. Professional speaker and author, … Continue reading Announcement: I’ve joined @GenieCast!
LMAO this video though
I'm super, super excited for OrcaCon next January! This will be my first time being a guest of honor at a convention and it's all about gaming and diversity!! So … Continue reading Registration now open for @orcacon! I’m a Guest of Honor
Ghostbusters is still haunted by negative racial tropes What the movie got wrong Opinion - By Tanya D. I remember the original Ghostbusters movie. I was a teenager when it was … Continue reading ICYMI – I wrote about Ghostbusters, tropes & missing discourse for @Polygon
I had a chance to review Women in Game Development, and I'm happy I had a chance to do so. Thanks again to everyone who contributed and to Jennifer Brandes … Continue reading Review – Women in Game Development – Breaking the Glass Level Cap
Remember, no streaming this week due to some paying work coming my way! So, have some FenQuisitor meeting Hawke in this run of it. I needed to get rid of … Continue reading No streaming this week, have some FenQuisitor instead
[Post collated from some tweets originally posted on July 17th, 2016] TW: Racial Slurs So I reported the guy who followed me on YT and has a video titled Fuck … Continue reading Why do we have abuse reporting on social media again?
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 … Continue reading Streaming update for July 16 – 24th
Reminder - Four Days left to submit panels or talks and @GaymerX wants to hear from our POC community members! <3
So, the letter from IDES confirming I've used up my 26 weeks of unemployment came while I was away at CONvergence. The whole extension program was done as of 2013, … Continue reading Double damn…
So I guess I'm at the end of my unemployment benefits as of this week. I certified, did my due diligence and today only got paid out one week of … Continue reading Well, shit
I'm finally slowing down, a bit on the convention circuit. In a couple of days I'll be on my way to CONvergence with GeekMelange & JesseLex for a few days of … Continue reading Upcoming Convention Shenanigans…
Just one stream this week, as I'll be away at a convention again. The awesome Vahn J gifted me with The Talos Principle on steam, so I'll be streaming it … Continue reading Stream update for week of June 27, 2016
This was one of my favorite episodes to record, so grateful for Sammus' music and her presence. A huge, huge thank you to LC for introducing me to her music … Continue reading ICYMI, We celebrated our one year anniversary with @sammusmusic!
So next week (OMG how did the time fly?!) I will be an Invited Guest at CONVergence! I've got a light schedule of panels (thank you Sigrid & Programming!) but … Continue reading My @ConvergenceCON Schedule
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!
This was originally posted 12 years ago on my Livejournal, and I've copied the text over since that blog is pretty locked down, if you went to the post here; … Continue reading About ‘father’s day’ for me…
Hey y'all, hope everyone is well out there. First off thanks for the support especially those who stayed around through the ups and downs of end of May/beginning of June. … Continue reading June Update – xposted from Patreon
On accident I clicked on my Twitter engagement thinger while poking around... and found some interesting stats* for my main account, cypheroftyr. These are my overall engagements for the last … Continue reading Twitter stats are kind of interesting…
Great tips from our friends at @Femhype. Burnout is a serious issue with folks, and this came right on time. <3
It's been nearly a year since our little gaming podcast, Fresh Out of Tokens was released out in the wild for folks. For a show that started on a whim … Continue reading Can y’all believe @OutOfTokensCast is almost a year old!
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 My @WisconSF3 schedule
Ok, so I get asked for advice and my thoughts on a lot of things relating to diversity and representation. Lately I've been getting asked about the proper/authentic/least offensive way … Continue reading So you want to describe a POC character…
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
Time for another convention! This time it's my annual trip to Madison, WI for WisCon. It's also the 40th anniversary this year. So I'm on a lot of panels, still … Continue reading Next week is @WisconSF3!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1157274964/big-bad-con-2016/widget/video.html So, I was invited to be a guest at Big Bad Con and their Kickstarter is not just live but doing damned well! They've already blown their stretch goals … Continue reading I’m going to be a guest at @BigBadCon!
ICYMI, I've got an article in the May/June 2016 issue of Uncanny Magazine! You can read it in full at uncannymagazine.com! Gorgeous Cover art: “Bubbles and Blast Off” by Galen Dara … Continue reading ICYMI – How can we find Community as Gamers? – @UncannyMagazine
For the first time ever, even with the Nebula's being in my back yard, I'll be paneling at the SFWA Nebula conference. Thanks to Mary Robinette-Kowal for inviting me to … Continue reading Next up on the convention go-round, SFWA Nebula Conference
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 … Continue reading Streaming update