On criticism and reviews

When examining a piece of art, we’re examining a human-made object from all its corners: We remove it from the wall of the present, holding it up to the light of the past, casting its shadow into the future. Framed by the context of its circumstances, all creations manifest the particular biases, quirks and prejudices … Continue reading On criticism and reviews

Reminder – We have two tickets for @AlterConf in Chicago this weekend!

 We’ve still got 2 tickets for @AlterConf this weekend in Chicago Thanks to the generosity of AlterConf’s organizers, we’ve got three tickets for the I Need Diverse Games community for the upcoming even in Chicago on June 10th, 2017 AlterConf is a traveling conference series that provides safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who … Continue reading Reminder – We have two tickets for @AlterConf in Chicago this weekend!

.@INeedDivGms GDC Scholarship applications for 2017 are now open!

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!

.@IGDA releases it’s Diversity Report for 2014/2015

On September 2016, the IGDA released our Diversity Report for the game industry, our latest research compilation based on the 2014 and 2015 results of our annual Developer Satisfaction Survey. GamesIndustry.biz broke the news with this article. The actual PDF of the Diversity Report can be downloaded here. According to a new analysis of the … Continue reading .@IGDA releases it’s Diversity Report for 2014/2015

Cosplay and the Question of Contextual Sensitivity

Cosplay is very much like my life: meticulously crafted through thoughtful decision-making, nervously held together at the seams, and ready to fall apart at any moment. Regardless, conventions remain events where I am filled with feelings of wonder, excitement and love. Conventions have become a place where I am able to present myself in ways … Continue reading Cosplay and the Question of Contextual Sensitivity

.@GaymerX Call for programming submissions from our POC community members!

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!

Opportunity to volunteer at PAX West for #INeedDiverseGames

Hi! So we've got an opportunity to join the Diversity Lounge at PAX West. But the table has to have someone there during open hours, 10am - 6pm. Seeing as how there's one of mod cypheroftyr, that means we need community help! If you are planning on going to PAX West anyway, and/or could attend … Continue reading Opportunity to volunteer at PAX West for #INeedDiverseGames

.@Slvrstrng is hiring!

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!

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!

Founder/Community Manager at GX3!

Hey if you will be at GX3 in a couple of days, #INeedDiverseGames founder and Community Manager will be there for a lot of panels, as the Diversity Liaison and more! Here's her schedule and if you see her roaming around the Convention Centre, say hi! Well unless she is hurrying away like her hair … Continue reading Founder/Community Manager at GX3!