Some recent press for me

I've been getting a bit of press in the last month or so, so here it all is in one handy list. Articles and Interviews: Go Magazine GO Proudly Presents: 100 Women We Love, Class of 2020 Eurogamer Pride Week: LGBT+ Streamers and the Importance of Communities TechCrunch Confronting Racial Bias in Video Games ComicBook Rivals of Waterdeep … Continue reading Some recent press for me

My #PAXDev & #PAXWest 2018 Schedule

Here you go, here's where you can find me at PAX Dev & PAX West 8/28-9/3 I'm on one panel at PAX Dev  Interrogating Your Aspirations - Tuesday 8/28 3:45 pm Fifth Avenue Room Are your inspirations saying more about your work than you mean? Are tired tropes dropping decades of baggage in your game? … Continue reading My #PAXDev & #PAXWest 2018 Schedule

Stream update for week of June 27, 2016

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 on Tuesday June 28th approx 7pm CDT. This will be a totally blind playthrough, never seen a stream of it or much game play. After that, … Continue reading Stream update for week of June 27, 2016

ICYMI – How can we find Community as Gamers? – @UncannyMagazine

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 Here's a snippet for you, please check out the rest on the site! Community is a word that doesn’t always come to mind when one … Continue reading ICYMI – How can we find Community as Gamers? – @UncannyMagazine

My @Penguicon schedule, revision to interacting w/me guide

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 My @Penguicon schedule, revision to interacting w/me guide

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!

ICYMI – 13 Games Paste Games writers & Editors are thankful for

A lovely list where I am thankful for #DragonAgeInquisition & other Paste writers gave game thanks <3 http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2015/11/13-games-were-thankful-for.html The internet fuels negativity. There’s so much cynicism and pessimism about games online that it can be hard to remember why we play them in the first place. This Thanksgiving we asked some of the contributors to … Continue reading ICYMI – 13 Games Paste Games writers & Editors are thankful for

Diversify Tabletop: Finding Diverse Designers Among the d20s

The awesome Emily Care Boss and I were interviewed by Sarah Richardson over at Women Write About Comics.com about the #DiversifyTabletop initiative. Here's the interview in full!  Recently, I noticed a new hashtag pop up on my Twitter feed: #DiversifyTabletop. I took notice because I’ve seen a couple of attempts to make lists of tabletop … Continue reading Diversify Tabletop: Finding Diverse Designers Among the d20s

Yay! Made it through my nerves at @AlterConf. Everyone was amazing!

A brief recap before I go fall down from all the tired of today. AlterConf Sessions was awesome. Though I am terrified of public speaking, I did the thing and it was good. If I seemed a bit out of it by the end of the day, I apologize. I'm an introvert and that much … Continue reading Yay! Made it through my nerves at @AlterConf. Everyone was amazing!

Fresh Out of Tokens #5 – The Great Gita Escapade with @xoxogossipgita!

https://simplecast.fm/e/14289?style=dark We have Gita Jackson in the house! We talk about games journalism, being seen for your work, along with podcasting and much more! Thanks for the support! Now we have tees, and other items in the #INeedDiverseGames spreadshirt shop. We’re splitting the profits 50/50 with Chachibobinks who designed our supercute new logo. We're also … Continue reading Fresh Out of Tokens #5 – The Great Gita Escapade with @xoxogossipgita!

I’m on this week’s Match 3 Podcast – Episode #4 Retromancy

I got a chance to hang out with awesome local game folks Gita Jackson and Patrick Klepek on Match 3 Podcast where we discussed the women of E3, nostalgia's vice grip on our culture, and avoiding the hype machine. Listen on the site // Download the MP3 The News This Week Emily Caldwin in Dishonored 2 … Continue reading I’m on this week’s Match 3 Podcast – Episode #4 Retromancy

Nerdgasm Noire #195 – #PantsOfThePatriarchy with @biancajand & me!

In case you missed it live, you can now listen to Bianca and I on The Nerdgasm Noire Network! Episode #195 - Pants of the Patriarchy! Listen on nerdgasmnoire.net or download the MP3 below #FeministDeck art of us by the lovely and talented KivaBay [Download MP3] Topics: On Nerdtastic News, Wonder Woman movie loses director, … Continue reading Nerdgasm Noire #195 – #PantsOfThePatriarchy with @biancajand & me!

#Datenight with The Dialogue Wheel – Part 2 where we continue the convo about Diversity in DAI!

So when I was on The Dialogue Wheel podcast, we had a lengthy convo that wound up being a part 2 episode! So here's the second half of that great convo. Part 1 is here in case you missed it. Date Night with the Dialogue Wheel #26: Diversity in Dragon Age Inquisition  Welcome to Date … Continue reading #Datenight with The Dialogue Wheel – Part 2 where we continue the convo about Diversity in DAI!

On “Oh You Sexy Geek Girls & Self Objectification”

Ok, so I've read this article, really sat down and parsed it out, shared it on my Tumblr after a FB friend posted a link to it and I can't get behind it.  This person doesn't seem to be a member of the cosplaying community, is painting every woman who does cosplay with the same brush … Continue reading On “Oh You Sexy Geek Girls & Self Objectification”

Second Skin – review of a gaming documentary

I wanted Second Skin* with friends tonight and I wrote up a Netflix review, under the cut. What are your thoughts? My thoughts on Second Skin So I watched this with a couple of friends who are gamers, and we came to the conclusion that this film only advanced negative stereotypes about gamers. There was … Continue reading Second Skin – review of a gaming documentary