Launch Pad Boot Camp by Oculus

Launch Pad Boot Camp is an immersive weekend experience, held June 10 and 11, that focuses on helping up to 100 professionals grow as emerging leaders. Those who are selected to participate (subject to verification) will receive a complimentary Gear VR headset and admission to the boot camp, which includes hands-on courses to support their … Continue reading Launch Pad Boot Camp by Oculus

We’ve sponsored 10 tickets to @BrooklynGamery ‘s Game Devs of Color Expo!

Hey don’t forget! We’ve sponsored 10 tickets to the Game Developers of Color Expo on June 24th in NYC! Only a few have been claimed. Email us at indg@ineeddiversegames.org with GDOC 2017 ticket in the subject

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Join us for the 2017 Game Devs of Color Expo and celebrate game developers of color! Play games by awesome creators as well as learn and share techniques for creating your own interactive media!

In our day-long event at the historic Schomburg Center, we will hold panels, talks, educational sessions, and an arcade – all featuring game developers of color. Hear discussions about the game development process, representation in games, and experiences within the games industry as people from different backgrounds in the large-capacity auditorium. Try out a selection of incredible games made by people of color in the spacious arcade.

Curious about what last year’s event was like? Watch the recap on YouTube.

The 2017 Game Devs of Color Expo is open to people of all genders, races, and sexual orientations. We want this to be a safe space to express yourself. Please let us know if there’s anything…

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.@GXAustralia — The Goodbye Blowout Party!

Help us fund GX Australia and join us for a party celebrating both years, our amazing community, and the memories we've all shared. Just a few days left and nearly $5K to go! BACK THIS PROJECT About this project Hey hey! We are Liam Esler & Joshua Meadows, the co-founders and organisers of GX Australia … Continue reading .@GXAustralia — The Goodbye Blowout Party!

.@VectorConf Sponsorship Announcement: I Need Diverse Games

We are super excited to announce returning event sponsor I Need Diverse Games! With their help, we’ll be offering a diversity scholarship for our 2-Day badges. We’re excited to sponsor diverse individuals in the community and to bring their voices to the conference.  Don’t Know I Need Diverse Games? You should.  Their info: We are … Continue reading .@VectorConf Sponsorship Announcement: I Need Diverse Games

Welcome @CaelynEllis as our articles editor!

We're pleased to announce that Caelyn Ellis is taking on the role of editor for articles on the site! What this means is pitches should go to caelyn@ineeddiversegames.org going forward. She will also help review games sent to us by devs, publishers, etc. She'll review pitches, work with contributors to get them publication ready and … Continue reading Welcome @CaelynEllis as our articles editor!

Who We Are Now – A queer, post-apocalyptic visual novel on Kickstarter

Download the Who We Are Demo The Game Who We Are Now is a game about trying to move on from past trauma, about trying to find yourself in a world you don't understand anymore, and about finding love even in the most extreme of circumstances. It's a game about exploring the relationships between characters, … Continue reading Who We Are Now – A queer, post-apocalyptic visual novel on Kickstarter

Spin fire, be awesome, see a bellydancing Wookie! @Raksgeek

Raks Geek: Ready Player Two Friday, March 24, 2017: 8:00pm Uptown Underground 4707 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL 60640 Tickets: $19-$39 Ages 21+ "Artistic and technical mastery... mesmerizing." - Uncanny Magazine Fight hate, support diversity in gaming, and join firespinning ninjas, bellydancing Wookiees, and sword-wielding warriors for an unforgettable night of nerdiness and dancing! We'll … Continue reading Spin fire, be awesome, see a bellydancing Wookie! @Raksgeek

ICYMI – We’re doing a lot of things!

Hello Patrons! Thank you for your support in January & February, it kept us online, our podcast going and even let us pay for articles on our site the last couple of months. As long as we stay at $750 or more a month, we can pay for two or more articles from the community! … Continue reading ICYMI – We’re doing a lot of things!

Parlons jeux vidéo! : Représentation en jeux vidéo [FR]

Joignez vous au Musée des sciences et de la technologie du Canada et au laboratoire Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) pour participer à une soirée de discussions sur la représentation dans les jeux vidéo. Des conférencieres du milieu universitaire et de l’industrie des jeux vidéo parleront de questions relatives au genre, à la culture et … Continue reading Parlons jeux vidéo! : Représentation en jeux vidéo [FR]

Let’s Talk Gaming! : Representation in Video Games [ENG]

Join the Canada Science and Technology Museum and the Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) lab for an evening of thought-provoking discussions about representation in video games. Invited speakers from academia and the gaming industry will explore gender, culture, and race in video games culture, and some interesting movements working to improve representation.  The session will … Continue reading Let’s Talk Gaming! : Representation in Video Games [ENG]