We’ve got passes for @GaymerX East!

So, in addition to mod cypheroftyr working with GaymerX on diversity review, we’ve collaborated with them again to get ten passes to give away. Each pass will cover admission to the convention (a $45 USD value). So, here’s what you need to do: Write us at: indg@ineeddiversegames.org with “GaymerX East Pass” in the subject line Tell us briefly why you need assistance … Continue reading We’ve got passes for @GaymerX East!

GX4 Panel Reminder: Fans Vs Creators: Is there a better way?

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4!  Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 2pm PST! Whether we’re talking about the 100, Ghostbusters, or your favorite video game series, there’s a sense that fandom spaces have become armed camps rather than spaces for discussion. Creators are suddenly backed against a wall feeling as if they … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Fans Vs Creators: Is there a better way?

GX4 Panel Reminder: How to Twitch Safely as a POC/LGBTQIA/Female ID’d Streamer

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4!  Come check out this panel today in Panels Room C at 6pm PST! Streaming on Twitch can be fun, but it can also be perilous for some of us. This panel will bring you some tips and tricks such as using bots, human mods and other methods to make your experience … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: How to Twitch Safely as a POC/LGBTQIA/Female ID’d Streamer

GX4 Panel Reminder: Gatekeeping and Geek Policing

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4!  Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 5pm PST! Geek policing and gate-keeping happens when someone shows interest in something of the nerdy persuasion, and “true fans” chase them away or “cred check”, especially towards marginalized groups. "You’re not a REAL geek if you don’t like Firefly!” “FEMALES don’t like strategy games.” … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Gatekeeping and Geek Policing

GX4 Panel Reminder: Creating Inclusive Gaming Groups & Events

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4!  Come check out this panel today in Panels Room A at 4pm PST! Want to know how to find inclusive groups for gaming? How do you create your own gaming meet-ups? Many game groups play in public, but they’re not welcoming. You need anti-harassment policies, a game host welcoming the new players, and relationship … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Creating Inclusive Gaming Groups & Events

GX4 Panel Reminder: Playing with Pride

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4!  Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 2pm PST! Join us for a group discussion on coming out, finding community, creating avatars, hosting inclusive events, & more. The conversation will also feature video clips of diverse LGBTQ gamers sharing their stories from across the country. Get more info … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Playing with Pride

GX4 Panel Reminder: When Fandom Ain’t Fun – A Frank Talk by QPOC

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4!  Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 12pm PST! Queer fans of color are often left out, pushed out and talked over in our chosen fandoms. A lot of times the discourse becomes more about hurt feelings than actually listening to those affected by the racism and racist … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: When Fandom Ain’t Fun – A Frank Talk by QPOC

GX4 Panel Reminder: Podcasting for a Gamer Audience

Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4!  Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 5pm PST! Podcasts are as varied as the wind, but what about those of us who want to address other gamers? You’ll get some basic how to start a podcast tips, then more focus on crafting your podcast for a gaming … Continue reading GX4 Panel Reminder: Podcasting for a Gamer Audience

.@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!

.@INeedDivGms & @GaymerX have passes for #GaymerX4!

So, in addition to mod cypheroftyr working with GaymerX on diversity review, we’ve collaborated with them again to get twelve passes to give away. Each pass will cover general admission to the convention (a $80 USD value) or $80 off other tickets such as VIP, etc. So, here’s what you need to do: Write us … Continue reading .@INeedDivGms & @GaymerX have passes for #GaymerX4!