I Need Diverse Games is in danger of having to shut down. Attending conferences isn't cheap and GDC cost us way more than even we expected. Attending PAX East isn't going to be as big of a drain but there's no way we can keep operating as is. A lot of people say they love … Continue reading Help @INeedDivGms Stay in Business
Description Xbox is once again proud to partner with the Blacks in Gaming (BiG) organization to host the 12th annual BiG Green Room during the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco . Join us to connect & network with other game creators, developers, writers, artists, and more. Enjoy private listening sessions with industry veterans as … Continue reading Going to @Official_GDC? Be sure to sign up for Blacks in Gaming – Green Room
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
We had a lot of applications this year and it was a lot of hard decisions but please congratulate our 2017 Scholarship Awardees. Thank you to Meggan Scavio and GDC for continuing the Scholarship program which gives 25 All Access Passes to the Game Developers Conference to organizations so they can assist with getting more … Continue reading Announcing our 2017 @Official_GDC Scholarship recipients!
IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders Program Focused on improving the inclusivity of game development by addressing the retention of under-represented minorities in the industry, the IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders program includes a GDC pass (generously donated by GDC) and travel stipend, two days of workshops and special events specifically designed to help the participants … Continue reading .@IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders Program
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!
Organizers of the Game Developers Conference have once again donated a number of complimentary GDC 2017 passes that will be given away (via lottery) as part of a special low-income GDC pass program. Part of organizers' ongoing efforts to attract a diverse array of the game industry's best and brightest, the complimentary Expo Passes awarded via … Continue reading .@Official_GDC launches low-income free Expo Pass program
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!
We are happy to announce that our 2017 GDC Scholarship Applications are now open! Applications will be accepted October 1st - November 1st, 2016 I Need Diverse Games is excited to announce that in partnership with the Game Developers Conference we will be awarding 25 All Access passes to the 2017 Game Developers Conference, held … Continue reading .@INeedDivGms GDC Scholarship applications for 2017 are now open!
Hello! Our IndieGoGo Generosity fundraiser is still there, still hanging on by a thread as it were. We're getting closer to GDC, so we'll have to close up shop on this by Tuesday 1 March 2016 so funds can be transferred and sent to those getting funding prior to GDC! We just got a huge, … Continue reading Help our GDC Scholars deflect some of the cost!