.@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

We’ve got two @Lavecon_ Bronze passes!

We've got two sets of Weekend Bronze Passes for Lavecon thanks to their generosity. If you are interested, please fill out this form and we'll get back to you within a week or so. About Lavecon: Lavecon is a convention which celebrates the creative energy in science fiction, fantasy and gaming, inspired by the Elite … Continue reading We’ve got two @Lavecon_ Bronze passes!

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

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

Volunteer Opportunity -Help us table at the Diversity Lounge at PAX East 3/10-3/12

  We've got an opportunity to be part of the Diversity Lounge at PAX East. But the table has to have someone there during open hours, 10am - 6pm. Seeing as how there's one of mod cypheroftyr, that means we need community help! If you are planning on going to PAX East anyway, and/or could … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunity -Help us table at the Diversity Lounge at PAX East 3/10-3/12

We’ve launched Game Devs Against #MuslimBan on teespring

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

Win Tickets to @C2E2 April 21-23, 2017!

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!

Last call to contribute to our @Official_GDC travel fundraiser for our scholars!

So this is the second year that I Need Diverse Games has been part of the GDC Scholarship program! We got 25 all access passes to the Game Developer Conference February 27 - March 3, 2017 in San Francisco, US. While we're ecstatic to be a part of this program, we are a small organization … Continue reading Last call to contribute to our @Official_GDC travel fundraiser for our scholars!

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!

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