Gaming is a global industry, and the immigration ban, better known as the #MuslimBan is affecting the industry. This ban means a lot of developers will have to skip the annual Game Developers Conference Feb 27-Mar 3, 2017. Others cannot leave the country out of fear of being refused re-entry despite having Permanent Residence (Green … Continue reading We’ve launched Game Devs Against #MuslimBan on teespring
Xbox is once again proud to partner with the Blacks in Gaming (BiG) organization to host the 12th annual BiG Green Room during the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco . Join us to connect & network with other game creators, developers, writers, artists, and more. Enjoy private listening sessions with industry veterans as they … Continue reading The Blacks in Gaming Green Room – Fireside Chats at @official_GDC
Hello friends! We're doing another fundraising stream to support our work! We've even got some goodies to give away thanks to our friends at Xbox! We're going starting at 11am Central US time on our twitch channel [twitch.tv/ineeddivgames], games we'll be playing TBA with drawings for the following prizes: Xbox One Halo 5 Guardians controller … Continue reading February 11 @INeedDivGms Fundraising Stream!
Attention I Need Diverse Games community! We've got two 3-Day Tickets to give away to the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo thanks to a generous donation from ReedPOP & C2E2! To be eligible: You must be able to attend for the weekend April 21-23, 2017 You must be at least 18 years old as of … Continue reading Win Tickets to @C2E2 April 21-23, 2017!
by Patricia C. Baxter, continued from this post published on Jan 12, 2017 The Good For me video games have been a source of empowerment for a number of reasons. As stated above, games can be a medium where the things autistic people excel at, such as memorization and attention to detail, can be assets … Continue reading I Am Not an NPC: Gaming While Autistic – Part 2
We had a lot of applications this year and it was a lot of hard decisions but please congratulate our 2017 Scholarship Awardees. Thank you to Meggan Scavio and GDC for continuing the Scholarship program which gives 25 All Access Passes to the Game Developers Conference to organizations so they can assist with getting more … Continue reading Announcing our 2017 @Official_GDC Scholarship recipients!
By: Patricia C. Baxter As an autistic woman, video games hold significant importance to me as they provide a medium for entertainment, storytelling, and gameplay, as well as way to unwind from the stresses of “real life.” Unfortunately video games, like most media, have very limited representations of people on the autistic spectrum. The characters … Continue reading I Am Not an NPC: Gaming While Autistic
Amplifying New Voices Bootcamp returns for 2017! Apply or Nominate Now As the Gaming Industry of VR & AR evolve, we have an opportunity to build the breadth of voices from all aspects of our community. At this pivotal moment in our community, we can help change and shape the space of these industries by … Continue reading Amplifying New Voices Bootcamp – 2017
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