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
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
https://youtu.be/DjYy2KarlrA After a few hours with Mafia III, Shareef explains how it handles the racial issues in 1960s America in a respectable way. Obviously there are spoilers for the game, proceed with caution if you are playing as well.
Call for more programming submissions from our POC community members! Only Four Days left to submit programming! Hi! I’m putting on my Diversity Liaison hat before I start waving at you for a moment of your time. GaymerX 4 is coming up this fall and programming suggestions are open until July 1st. Convention content comes … Continue reading .@GaymerX Call for programming submissions from our POC community members!
ValorCon 2016 is happening! September 30 - October 2, 2016 - Macy's 111 N. State Street Chicago, IL Thank you for taking the time to submit a panel suggestion for ValorCon 2016! We are excited to offer a diverse selection of content to our attendees. http://valorcon.com/submit-a-panel/ Panels may have two to four panelists. Please … Continue reading .@ValorConChicago is happening! Submit a panel!
We put up a help needed post on Medium today (1 June, 2016) and have gotten a great response. Thank you all so, so much! We've gotten some offers of moderating help, as well as donations and new Patreon subscribers. Thank you so much, it's heartening to have the help when things seemed to be … Continue reading We need help, update
We've got two tickets for the next AlterConf event in San Francisco, CA on June 4th! We have two tickets which include admission, lunch and child care (if needed). AlterConf is an amazing day of talks by folks from a wide variety experiences. To claim a ticket, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or @ us on … Continue reading We’ve got @AlterConf tickets!
Jamie Broadnax is pleased to announce the launch Black Girl Nerds on Patreon We are officially now on Patreon! The crowdfunding space is one that has been a long time coming for BGN. Many fans and followers of Black Girl Nerds have asked us if we have a Patreon and I personally have been dragging … Continue reading @BlackGirlNerds is now on Patreon- Signal Boost!
Silverstring is Hiring! We’re looking for a rad new person to join the Silverstring team, to help us provide valuable expertise to our clients, and deliver awesome, experimental projects for our fans. We've worked on amazing and award-winning projects, and want to continue to deliver exceptional artistic and narrative experiences. Silverstring is a queer and … Continue reading .@Slvrstrng is hiring!