Hey Chicago! @alterconf is coming back June 10th!

AlterConf is a traveling conference series that provides safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who support them in the tech and gaming industries. By highlighting the powerful voices and positive initiatives of local community members, we build hope and strengthen the community’s resolve to create safer spaces for everyone. The conferences go beyond the … Continue reading Hey Chicago! @alterconf is coming back June 10th!

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

INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “How to Broadcast Safely as a PoC/LGBT/Female ID’d Streamer”

I Need Diverse Games' founder Cypheroftyr is speaking at GX Australia. Come check it out! SUNDAY, 4pm, BIG ANT PANEL ROOM “How to Broadcast Safely as a PoC/LGBT/Female ID’d Streamer” Tanya DePass, Lee Flores, Adam Koebel Streaming on Twitch can be fun, but it can also be perilous for some of us. This panel will … Continue reading INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “How to Broadcast Safely as a PoC/LGBT/Female ID’d Streamer”

INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Writing the ‘Other’”

I Need Diverse Games' founder Cypheroftyr is speaking at GX Australia. Come check it out! SUNDAY, 3pm, DEVELOPER PANEL ROOM “Writing the ‘Other’” Anna Irwin-Schutze, Jody Toomey, Katherine Cross & Tanya DePass At first glance, it seems obvious; Writers need to write about people and places they haven’t experienced directly for themselves. Most crime writers … Continue reading INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Writing the ‘Other’”

INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Why A Customisable Character Isn’t Diversity”

I Need Diverse Games' founder Cypheroftyr is speaking at GX Australia. Come check it out! This will be streamed streamed to Twitch (twitch.tv/gxaustralia) All times are AEST [Australian Eastern Time Zone] Convert to your local time via this handy time zone converter. SUNDAY, 11am, AUDITORIUM* “Why A Customisable Character Isn’t Diversity” Tanya DePass – Boss of … Continue reading INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Why A Customisable Character Isn’t Diversity”

INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Building Better Gamers”

I Need Diverse Games' founder Cypheroftyr is speaking at GX Australia. Come check it out! This will be streamed streamed to Twitch (twitch.tv/gxaustralia) All times are AEST [Australian Eastern Time Zone] Convert to your local time via this handy time zone converter. SATURDAY, 2pm, AUDITORIUM “Building Better Gamers” Ashton McAllan, Tanya DePass, Dr. Jennifer Hazel, Alayna … Continue reading INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Building Better Gamers”

INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Diversity 404: What Next?”

I Need Diverse Games' founder Cypheroftyr is speaking at GX Australia. Come check it out! This will be streamed streamed to Twitch (twitch.tv/gxaustralia) All times are AEST [Australian Eastern Time Zone] Convert to your local time via this handy time zone converter. SATURDAY, 3pm, AUDITORIUM “Diversity 404: What Next?” Tanya DePass, Felix Kramer, Katherine Cross & … Continue reading INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Diversity 404: What Next?”

INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger. – Self-Care Tips for Diverse Peeps”

I Need Diverse Games' founder Cypheroftyr is speaking at GX Australia. Come check it out! SATURDAY, 12pm, BIG ANT PANEL ROOM “Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger. – Self-Care Tips for Diverse Peeps” Emilie Poissenot, Wren Brier, Snow McNally, Tanya DePass & Dameyon Bonson As part of an underrepresented group in the games industry, our careers are … Continue reading INDG @ GX Australia Panel Reminder! “Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger. – Self-Care Tips for Diverse Peeps”

Launch Pad Boot Camp by Oculus

Launch Pad Boot Camp is an immersive weekend experience, held June 10 and 11, that focuses on helping up to 100 professionals grow as emerging leaders. Those who are selected to participate (subject to verification) will receive a complimentary Gear VR headset and admission to the boot camp, which includes hands-on courses to support their … Continue reading Launch Pad Boot Camp by Oculus