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!
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!
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!
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
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
Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4! Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 2pm PST! Whether we’re talking about the 100, Ghostbusters, or your favorite video game series, there’s a sense that fandom spaces have become armed camps rather than spaces for discussion. Creators are suddenly backed against a wall feeling as if they … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Fans Vs Creators: Is there a better way?
Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4! Come check out this panel today in Panels Room C at 6pm PST! Streaming on Twitch can be fun, but it can also be perilous for some of us. This panel will bring you some tips and tricks such as using bots, human mods and other methods to make your experience … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: How to Twitch Safely as a POC/LGBTQIA/Female ID’d Streamer
Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4! Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 5pm PST! Geek policing and gate-keeping happens when someone shows interest in something of the nerdy persuasion, and “true fans” chase them away or “cred check”, especially towards marginalized groups. "You’re not a REAL geek if you don’t like Firefly!” “FEMALES don’t like strategy games.” … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Gatekeeping and Geek Policing
Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4! Come check out this panel today in Panels Room A at 4pm PST! Want to know how to find inclusive groups for gaming? How do you create your own gaming meet-ups? Many game groups play in public, but they’re not welcoming. You need anti-harassment policies, a game host welcoming the new players, and relationship … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Creating Inclusive Gaming Groups & Events
Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4! Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 2pm PST! Join us for a group discussion on coming out, finding community, creating avatars, hosting inclusive events, & more. The conversation will also feature video clips of diverse LGBTQ gamers sharing their stories from across the country. Get more info … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Playing with Pride