Absconding is a 5th edition D&D zine that launched its Kickstarter today. Comprised of a team of mostly RPG newcomers, they're looking to create fresh stories by an eclectic group of folks. Here are a few questions the team answered for us to get a look at the people behind the project.
INeedDiverseGames dice bag and patch preorder live on Indiegogo! Preorders will be open from today (February 19th) until March 31st. Dice bags for all your tabletop needs, patches to adorn all your apparel, and supporting your favourite charity, this campaign has it all.
Heard of Roll Inclusive? Well, if you read German and are invested in diversity in games, there is a Kickstarter campaign to produce a 320 page essay collection about and by marginalized people in the gaming community. Covering topics ranging from representation, the affects of stereotyping, world-building without enforcing harmful stereotypes, and more, the book … Continue reading A look at the Roll Inclusive Kickstarter and one of its editors, Frank Reiss
I had the pleasure of chatting with Liz (Elizabeth Chaipraditkul) and Steffie (Steffie de Vaan) recently about their new Patreon. Their goal is to create and share 12 games over the course of the year. You can read about their goals and credentials on their Patreon page but continue on for a bit more about … Continue reading Get to know Liz and Steffie: RPG developing duo
GaymerX has officially launched their IndieGoGo campaign for GaymerX East 2019! Head over there now to help gaming's oldest LGBTQ+ focused convention, for a discount on perks, and for more information about the con and the organization as a whole. You can also follow them on Twitter for updates, and see them in person at … Continue reading April 27 & 28 2019: GaymerX East returns!
Ysbryd Games has a new title coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC and Mac on January 17th! YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG is a psychedelic Japanese-style RPG rife with conspiracies, over 30 hours of content, and a fully voiced main storyline. Press release courtesy of Ysbryd Games. YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Spreads Conspiracy Theories on … Continue reading YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Spreads Conspiracy Theories on Switch, PlayStation 4, Steam on Jan. 17, 2019
It’s… uh, it’s been a hell of a year, huh? Whether it's about working conditions for developers or the rampant discrimination, there's been a bit more transparency around some of the pitfalls in the industry. Never mind everything outside of the gaming community. If nothing else, this has shown us, over and over, that there … Continue reading 2018, it’s been…
Are you going to PAX South? Are you interested in going but don't have a badge? I Need Diverse Games can help! We have four Exhibitor badges available to folks that can spend a few hours a day at our table in the Diversity Lounge. If you're willing to help or would like more information, … Continue reading PAX South Diversity Lounge
This weekend only! Enter for a chance to give one of twelve little dragons a good home. Each dragon is approximately 7 inches long, 5 inches high and wide, made of felt, hand-sewn and stuffed. Every $5 increment will equal a single entry, and the more entries, the higher your chances! There are at least … Continue reading Dragon Raffle 12/6 – 12/9
It's here! Available today, Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play is a celebration of women's accomplishments in the video game industry, ranging from high-level executives to programmers to pro-gamers. This insightful and celebratory book highlights women who helped establish the industry, women who disrupt it, women who fight to diversify it, and young women … Continue reading Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play