A note: We know times are tight and Puerto Rico needs help, as do others post disaster. We'll be here for a while, but their need is now & pressing. So save links & if you got spare coins today or later? That's great. If not we understand Reminder that we're on Patreon, this 1st day … Continue reading Supporting our work and some real talk on money.
New program Infinite Deviation: Games helps emerging game designers develop and launch their ideas on Google Play ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 - We Make and Ideas United have collaborated with Google Play and Google Computer Science Education in Media to launch a new program that supports emerging game designers and takes their ideas to market. … Continue reading We Make and Ideas United team up with Google to support inclusivity in Game Design
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]
By Yussef Cole And Tanya DePass Black characters are still underrepresented in games, where white is still seen as a kind of 'default.' Over the past few years, there has been notable improvement to the range of representation in games. Last year alone saw two separate big-budget titles featuring black protagonists, Mafia 3 and Watch … Continue reading ICYMI -Black Skin Is Still A Radical Concept in Video Games
In case you missed this, our founder Tanya DePass, along with Shareef Jackson, Kahlief Adams and Cicero Holmes of Spawn On Me, and Dr. Kishonna Gray were interviewed for this piece in the NYT by Justin Porter Lincoln Clay’s path of revenge leads him across New Bordeaux, a fictional city based on New Orleans in … Continue reading ICYMI – A Fresh Narrative in Gaming in the @nytimes
My Monster is #NotYourPlotTwist: Examining the Exploitation of Stigma in Horror Games By s.b.r. This article contains discussion of many aspects of mental illness that some readers may find triggering. It also contains spoilers for The Park and Until Dawn. Obviously, I can’t speak for every mentally ill person out there, gamer or not. The … Continue reading Not Your Plot Twist by @sammmtastic
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!
https://youtu.be/SbvGQNS4knc Shareef rides with Marcus and the Deadsec crew. Lots of good about this game regarding Black representation, but it needs some work with Latino and Asian issues. Overall, a good one. by @ShareefJackson gaminglooksgood shareefjackson.com
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!
We're very proud to announce that we're an affiliate of Any Key as of this year! AnyKey is an advocacy organization dedicated to supporting diverse participation in esports. We hope to foster welcoming spaces and positive opportunities for competitive players of all kinds. Our current research and initiatives are focused on women in esports — … Continue reading We’re now a @anykey Affiliate organization!