Final reminder about our @Official_GDC Scholarship application!

  The I Need Diverse Games GDC Scholarship application closes November 1, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST (US/Pacific) If you applied to a different GDC Scholarship program for 2016, that will not preclude you from applying for our scholarship. All information on what's needed to apply is on our form and the biographical information is … Continue reading Final reminder about our @Official_GDC Scholarship application!

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Help @GXAustralia happen in 2017!

Hey! You lovely person reading our post. @GXAustralia is happening again next year, and the Kickstarter only has 3 days left with a bit left to go on reaching their funding goal.

Please back Australia’s most inclusive LGBTQIA gaming convention even if you can’t attend. Every bit will help this great event happen again.

If you can’t back, please, please boost!

Thank you!!

I Need Diverse Games

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gxaustralia/gx-australia-2017-australias-most-inclusive-conven/widget/video.html

There’s just 7 Days left for the GX Australia Kickstarter to reach it’s goal of $60,000 to make the convention happen in 2017!!

BACK THIS PROJECT!

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 one yourself? Do you like to cosplay? Or are you an avid fan of card or board games?

Well listen up, because we’ve got some great news for you!

GX Australia 2017!
GX Australia 2017!

GX AUSTRALIA IS RETURNING IN 2017!

After our first hugely successful event in February, 2016, we’re super excited to be able to bring the convention to Sydney again for a second year. At the debut convention, nearly eight hundred attendees trekked out to the Australian Technology Park for two days of geekery and fun. For our second year, we’re making awesome…

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Help @GXAustralia happen in 2017!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gxaustralia/gx-australia-2017-australias-most-inclusive-conven/widget/video.html There's just 7 Days left for the GX Australia Kickstarter to reach it's goal of $60,000 to make the convention happen in 2017!! BACK THIS PROJECT! 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 … Continue reading Help @GXAustralia happen in 2017!

Mafia III: Catharsis Through Extreme Violence @TheBlackNerd on @PasteGames

By Terrence Wiggins Revenge tales are a dime a dozen. It’s a well-worn story trope that’s been used in videogames almost from the beginning. For me, these stories never felt truly important. They were a means to an end, way stations between gameplay segments. But Mafia III is different. The game starts you off in … Continue reading Mafia III: Catharsis Through Extreme Violence @TheBlackNerd on @PasteGames

Mafia III tackles racism with brutal honesty and candor – Review by @LJay90

by Justin Jones for I Need Diverse Games The news cuts in, updating me on the latest in the trial of a white man who murdered two black men on his stoop. He claims self defense; he claims he was reacting to rampant reports of “black rage” against white people. He feared for his life. … Continue reading Mafia III tackles racism with brutal honesty and candor – Review by @LJay90

BigBadCon Panel Reminder! Diversity in Gaming Discussion

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at BigBadCon!  Come check out this panel today at 2pm PST! A discussion on why diversity in gaming is important and needed. This will be more of a conversation between Special Guest Tanya DePass of I Need Diverse Games alongside Katherine Cross, and participants. Those attending should understand that this is not going … Continue reading BigBadCon Panel Reminder! Diversity in Gaming Discussion

BigBadCon Panel Reminder! Destroying The Fake Geek Girl Fallacy

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at BigBadCon!  Come check out this panel today at 10am PST! Tanya DePass, Donna Prior, and Jessica Price will tear apart the fallacy of the Fake Geek Girl. We’ll spend a bit of time on why this trope is harmful to women and to the gaming community at large. Panelists will be from … Continue reading BigBadCon Panel Reminder! Destroying The Fake Geek Girl Fallacy

BigBadCon Panel Reminder! Real talk on Tabletop toxicity

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at BigBadCon!  Come check out this panel today at 4pm PST! Tabletop has a toxicity problem and it should be discussed, like adults in an open forum so we can move forward to fixing rather than having the same old is there a problem or not, it’s you not the community BS we … Continue reading BigBadCon Panel Reminder! Real talk on Tabletop toxicity

.@INeedDivGms GDC Scholarship applications for 2017 are now open!

Reminder! Our scholarship applications are open until November 1st

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We are happy to announce that our 2017 GDC Scholarship Applications are now open!

Applications will be accepted

October 1st – November 1st, 2016

I Need Diverse Games is excited to announce that in partnership with the Game Developers Conferencewe will be awarding 25 All Access passes to the 2017 Game Developers Conference, held February 27-March 3, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The GDC attracts over 26,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where game developers of all disciplines gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.

This conference features over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions. The all-access pass provides entry to all 5 days of the event, including the IGF Festival, the Game Developer Choice Awards, all GDC sponsored mixers and parties, the Game Career Seminar and more.

I Need Diverse Games is dedicated to increasing diversity both in game…

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