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!
Join us for a special Twitch stream with guest @nkjemisin & others on August 11th!
Join us on twitch for a special stream on Thursday August 11, 2016 at 8pm CST with NK Jemisin, Shana and Joasakura for some Dragon Age Inquisition Multiplayer. We'll be doing more chill streams with guests once a month as a fun thing to do and to spread word about our twitch, and patreon which … Continue reading Join us for a special Twitch stream with guest @nkjemisin & others on August 11th!
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
We Need More Diverse Games, How to Get there #GX3 panel
https://youtu.be/ogzkr5gn5Ew Our #GX3 Panel is now up on GaymerX's YouTube channel! A panel promoting and discussing the #INeedDiverseGames movement, a push to include more diverse characters and storytelling in the games medium. Featuring Tanya DePass, DJ Kirkland, Katherine Cross, Rachel Keslensky, Arthur Chu, and Gil Almogi. Filmed at GaymerX3 in San Jose, CA.
#INeedDiverseGames is moving towards becoming a non-profit
However there's a lot of steps you need to do before you can become a non-profit entity, then apply for tax free status; 501(c)3. We need a Board of Directors, and ideally founder Tanya would like the following positions filled before we move forward with filing. Copied and edited from a FB post: We are … Continue reading #INeedDiverseGames is moving towards becoming a non-profit
2016 GDC Scholarship applications are now closed
Thank you so much to those who applied to our 2016 GDC Scholarship program! We've received 133 applications! O__O so y'all are gonna keep up busy over the next few weeks. As expected we got far more applications than passes, so keep that in mind as we review and you await an answer. Preference will be given to … Continue reading 2016 GDC Scholarship applications are now closed
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!
Via the GDC Dev Blog – A reminder about the GDC Scholarship program
You can still apply for a free GDC pass via the GDC Scholarship Program!! Organizers of the Game Developers Conference have once again donated a number of complimentary GDC 2016 passes to a variety of organizations through the GDC Scholarship Program, and the deadline to apply for some these scholarships is coming up quick. GDC has been donating … Continue reading Via the GDC Dev Blog – A reminder about the GDC Scholarship program
A wee ask on #GivingTuesday
Hello all! For those of you just meeting us, #INeedDiverseGames started out as a twitter hashtag over a year ago. It grew in to this lovely community and we want to keep growing, thriving and become a 5013C so we can serve the community. We've had a Go Fund Me open for a while but … Continue reading A wee ask on #GivingTuesday
Community vote on our next games to dissect!
So Target has a buy 2 get 1 free sale. So our next games purchase will be community choice. Next tweets will be polls on choices. — I Need Diverse Games (@INeedDivGms) November 13, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js So Target has a buy 2 get 1 free sale. So our next games purchase will be community choice. … Continue reading Community vote on our next games to dissect!