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!

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: Navigating and Making Social Media Work for you as a Black Nerd 10:00 am Eastern, Jefferson Room Twitter is the new watercooler, and Black Twitter … Continue reading Heading off to @BlerdConDC this weekend!

My @OrcaCon Schedule

Oh hey OrcaCon is this weekend! Here's my panel schedule y'all. Saturday, January 12th 10:00 am Better Realism for Better Worlds: We Did the Research for You I don't want to hear about how arm-chair "realistic" it is to default to miss-recorded Western medieval standards of race, gender, sexuality. This panel dissects the 101 History … Continue reading My @OrcaCon 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

Updated @TwitchCon schedule!

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

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 Your Tabletop Sessions - Friday 5:30 to 6:30 pm Tabletop sessions are full of “you had to be there” roleplaying moments, so why not share them as … Continue reading My @BlerdConDC schedule!

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! Thursday March 29 Fandom and the New Meta  3:00 - 4:00pm @ Cascade 9 Berlynn Wohl (M), Dame Ruth, Tanya DePass Captain Kirk is a … Continue reading My @norwescon schedule!

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 Bushnell, and Jonathan S. Tomhave Enjoy board games? Love the idea of painting miniatures? Want to know how to find inclusive groups for gaming? How … Continue reading My @OrcaCon Schedule!

My @MAGFest Schedule!

What's your gamer identity?  How we classify video game players in gaming culture Friday 11:30 AM, Forum Anne Marie Porter [M], Rhonda Moore, Tanya DePass We'll discuss how research, industry, and the gaming community categorizes different types of gamers, and how this impacts gaming culture.  What characteristics do we use to create gamer categories?  How … Continue reading My @MAGFest Schedule!

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 dice, meeting cool folks (hopefully) and seeing old friends. If you're around the con, I'm on "You Don't Look Like a Geek" Friday at 8pm … Continue reading Off to Big Bad Con, then TwitchCon next week!

Hot off the press, @Gen_Con Industry Insider panels are posted

It's a bit of a way off but I do have some of my GenCon 50 schedule sorted for Industry Insider Panels! Full listing of Industry Insider sessions  which you can add to your wishlist until registration opens. Livestreaming Your Table Thursday 3pm Room 245 Aljernon Bolden, Kat Kuhl and Tanya DePass How to best utilize … Continue reading Hot off the press, @Gen_Con Industry Insider panels are posted

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!

Heading down to @C2E2 later! Who’s around?

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 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 … Continue reading Heading down to @C2E2 later! Who’s around?

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 @PAX East Schedule

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 It's Awesome Being an LGBTQ Ally Friday March 10th,  8pm Arachnid Theatre 2017 with a new goal: bringing folks together and speaking on the importance … Continue reading My @PAX East Schedule

My @OrcaCon schedule!

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 Avoiding Race Fail at your Table - 8:00 pm A brief primer aimed at players in case they want to RP a character outside their … Continue reading My @OrcaCon schedule!

My @GaymerX 4 Schedule

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 the wind, but what about those of us who want to address other gamers? You'll get some basic how to start a podcast tips, then … Continue reading My @GaymerX 4 Schedule

Survived my first(?) PAX West (cross post from Patreon)

(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 instead of Prime in an official capacity. So I was on six panels! Four of them in one day and survived. if I ever, ever … Continue reading Survived my first(?) PAX West (cross post from Patreon)

Upcoming Convention Shenanigans…

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 fandom, friends and tomfoolery. If you like seeing me on panels, or hey just want to see what these are about, here's a link to … Continue reading Upcoming Convention Shenanigans…

My @ConvergenceCON Schedule

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 I'll be there Thursday (6/30) - Monday (7/4) and these are the panels I'll be on: Resetting the Default - Friday July 1, 12:30 pm, … Continue reading My @ConvergenceCON Schedule

Updated guide to interacting with me at conventions

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 hair. If you try to pet my hair or touch my locs without express permission or invitation it will not end well for you. So … Continue reading Updated guide to interacting with me at conventions

2016 Convention things…

I started to call it a schedule but changed my mind. A lot of the programming for cons I'm going to isn't finalized yet. So if you go to these cons; there's a damned good chance I'll be there.  Game Developers Conference March 14 - 18, San Francisco, CA. Attending and being point person for … Continue reading 2016 Convention things…

2015 has been a hell of a ride…let’s look back

Ok so I guess I'll do this year in review thing after all. 2015 has been an interesting year for me, in both good and bad ways. I'm terrible at order (which explains a lot of things in my life) so here's highlights and a couple lows from this dwindling year. The year started off … Continue reading 2015 has been a hell of a ride…let’s look back

It’s @GaymerX go time!

By the time this posts I'll be in San Jose, CA for GX3 aka GaymerX –  December 11 – 13, 2015 Here's my GX3 schedule! I'll be speaking briefly about my role as Diversity Liaison & on why it's important to GX to be diverse during the opening ceremonies, Friday, December 11th, 10:00 am GX … Continue reading It’s @GaymerX go time!

Pondering diversity consulting for conventions as Patreon service…

I've been thinking about changing up my personal Patreon to offer diversity consultant services to conventions. That way you get a thing in return for the monies you/a convention committee gives me. I'm in no position to start a LLC on my own, but it's an idea. I just wonder if being a PT consultant on … Continue reading Pondering diversity consulting for conventions as Patreon service…

T – 5 days for @GeekGirlCon & Seattle shenanigans!

GeekGirlCon is only days away! - Seattle, WA October 10 & 11, 2015 "Stealing White People's Superheroes" Sunday October 11th, 2pm, Room 301/302 "Ladies Who Let’s Play" Saturday, October 10th, 1:30 pm Room LL2  I'm looking forward to seeing my long time friends Laura Q & John, Amy K, K. Tempest Bradford, Katherine Cross & Michelle … Continue reading T – 5 days for @GeekGirlCon & Seattle shenanigans!

A handy dandy guide to interacting with me @ Conventions

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 hair. If you try to pet my hair or touch my locs without express permission or invitation it will not end well for you. … Continue reading A handy dandy guide to interacting with me @ Conventions

Hi from your @GaymerX Diversity Liaison!

I'm really, really happy to announce that I am part of the GaymerX staff as the Diversity Liaison for GX3! What does this mean exactly? Well, I'm helping to review programming in order to make sure that panels have a diverse range of speakers, and also that the convention's programming meets the GaymerX Mission Statement; GaymerX seeks … Continue reading Hi from your @GaymerX Diversity Liaison!

Crowdfunding for convention travel and attendance. Signal boost please?

So, I'm doing a bit of crowdfunding to help me get to conventions I'm speaking at. There's a GoFundMe page up for this. I've set the goal at $1200 due to fare costs. Anything extra after airfare purchases, will go towards expenses such as transit, food (eating at cons is NEVER CHEAP), and other doing business … Continue reading Crowdfunding for convention travel and attendance. Signal boost please?

Excited Muppet Flailing activate! The #INeedDiverseGames panel for @GaymerX has been accepted!

In case you missed my excited muppet flailing last night! Found out our #INeedDiverseGames panel for GaymerX is approved!  Please note the schedule is NOT final. So the final time/date could/might change.  The title is: We Need More Diverse Games, How do We Get there? Some of the points we'll cover: Why it's important to have representation … Continue reading Excited Muppet Flailing activate! The #INeedDiverseGames panel for @GaymerX has been accepted!

My Wiscon schedule, Maker help me

I'm on a lot of panels. O_o; so they are under a cut. Names of my fellow panelists redacted to maintain the gap between meat space, fan space and online handles. Come see me talk, a whole lot. Also, someone keep my flask full. 😐 Friday May 22nd. 4:00 - 5:15 pm; Location: Assembly Misandry. … Continue reading My Wiscon schedule, Maker help me