Why I stopped Playing Mass Effect: Andromeda ~ @tauriqmoosa

Why I Stopped Playing Mass Effect: Andromeda by  Tauriq Moosa *spoilers for original Mass Effect trilogy, not Andromeda* Mass Effect is one of the most important fictional franchises for me. It originally tackled major themes of hopelessness against destructive forces infinitely powerful; it focused a great deal on the various meanings of love and friendship … Continue reading Why I stopped Playing Mass Effect: Andromeda ~ @tauriqmoosa

I Am Not an NPC: Gaming While Autistic – Part 2

by Patricia C. Baxter, continued from this post published on Jan 12, 2017 The Good For me video games have been a source of empowerment for a number of reasons.  As stated above, games can be a medium where the things autistic people excel at, such as memorization and attention to detail, can be assets … Continue reading I Am Not an NPC: Gaming While Autistic – Part 2

I Am Not an NPC: Gaming While Autistic

By: Patricia C. Baxter As an autistic woman, video games hold significant importance to me as they provide a medium for entertainment, storytelling, and gameplay, as well as way to unwind from the stresses of “real life.”  Unfortunately video games, like most media, have very limited representations of people on the autistic spectrum.  The characters … Continue reading I Am Not an NPC: Gaming While Autistic

Creatures, Aliens And Robots: Oh, Misogyny!

by Ashe S Where would science-fiction and fantasy be without its creatures? While by no means a checklist requirement, you'd be hard pressed to find a more apt visual representation for these genres spanning centuries and cultures and continents. From the dragons and mermaids of countless mythologies to modern incarnations like hobbits and wookies, mythical … Continue reading Creatures, Aliens And Robots: Oh, Misogyny!

Hypertext 2016 – Call for Creative Track Submissions

The ACM Hypertext conference is a premium venue for high quality peer-reviewed research on hypertext theory, systems and applications. It is concerned with all aspects of modern hypertext research including social media, semantic web, dynamic and computed hypertext and hypermedia as well as narrative systems and applications. The ACM Hypertext 2016 conference will focus on … Continue reading Hypertext 2016 – Call for Creative Track Submissions

.@MagpieOfficial is seeking freelancers for Fate Codex

"We’re looking for anybody who has a good idea, and in particular we’d love to get more women and minority writers and designers to contribute. We want contributors from all levels of experience, too. Being new to Fate doesn’t mean we won’t accept your pitch."So! Fate Codex is seeking writers (like you) to create awesome … Continue reading .@MagpieOfficial is seeking freelancers for Fate Codex

Hex: TCG: An Example of Purposeful Exclusivity

  by: Zoe W. I started playing Hex TCG in October of 2015. Hex had a lot of features, with more in development, that made me hopeful that this would be a game that I would be playing for a long time to come. Unfortunately, this was not the case. It is especially disappointing because … Continue reading Hex: TCG: An Example of Purposeful Exclusivity

Rhadamus: #GX3: Everyone Games, but we still need diverse games!

Everyone Games, but we still need diverse games! #GX3 Guest post by Rhadamus @Rhadamus If you attended GX3 the past weekend, you might recognize me as the guy who cosplayed Kaidan Alenko, a Dragon Age Templar, and Little Mac! GX3 was my second year in attendance; GaymerX-2 was actually the very first convention I had … Continue reading Rhadamus: #GX3: Everyone Games, but we still need diverse games!

Fallout 4 Review – Caelyn Ellis

by: Caelyn Ellis for I Need Diverse Games November 18, 2015 It's easy to be disappointed by the outrageous heteronormativity of Fallout 4's first hour. The, admittedly excellent, character generation takes the form of a het couple taking turns in front of the bathroom mirror. The man is in the army, the woman a lawyer … Continue reading Fallout 4 Review – Caelyn Ellis

We’re seeking submissions, articles, etc…

So we want your words! We’re going to try out doing more articles on a Word Press site in addition to our tumblr. If you have something you’d like us to link to/repost/boost please email us at whyineeddiversegames@gmail.com If you have something you’d like us to link to/repost/boost please email us at whyineeddiversegames@gmail.com. This isn’t … Continue reading We’re seeking submissions, articles, etc…