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

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]

Come out, play with fire and fight hate with @RaksGeek

Fight hate, support diversity in gaming, and join firespinning ninjas, bellydancing Wookiees, and vengeful, sword-wielding warriors for an unforgettable night of nerdiness and dancing! We'll even have specially-crafted geek cocktails (because who doesn't want to drink Romulan Ale?)! Raks Geek presents a brand-new show inspired by video games like Bioshock, Super Mario Bros, and Mortal … Continue reading Come out, play with fire and fight hate with @RaksGeek

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!

Amplifying New Voices Bootcamp – 2017

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

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!

Celebrate Ability 2016 with @AbleGamers on Oct 8th!

REGISTER NOW  DONATE Join us in celebrating the first ever Ability event on Saturday October 8, 2016! Gamers and others from all over the world will join together to play games and raise money to help people with disabilities get back in the game. You can play anything you want, any way you want, for … Continue reading Celebrate Ability 2016 with @AbleGamers on Oct 8th!

Woooo streaming today!

We're going to show off Masquerada, a game we saw at PAX West by Witching Hour games at 3pm CST twitch.tv/INeedDivGames A dark Venetian tale for the ages, featuring pause-for-tactics combat in an isometric RPG. Developed by Witching Hour Studios. Published by Ysbryd Games Unravel the facades enshrouding the city of Ombre in Masquerada, a … Continue reading Woooo streaming today!