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Sunday, October 18 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Why Diversity in Games is Important

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So the #INeedDiverseGames hashtag went viral, and out of it came a great, great thing. But let's continue to talk about why we need diverse games, what is gained by having more stories, more voices to narrate our tales.In short, why diversity in games is important

Moderators
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Tanya DePass

Founder/Director, I Need Diverse Games
Tanya DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a not-for-profit foundation based in Chicago, that is dedicated to better diversification of all aspects of gaming. She is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves everything about gaming, #INeedDiverseGames spawn point, and wants to make it better and more inclusive for everyone. She’s the Founder and EIC of @OutofTokensCast, the Diversity Liaison for GaymerX and often speaks on issues... Read More →

Speakers & Performers
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Anna Tarkov

Co-host, Unconsoleable
I co-host Unconsoleable which has recently celebrated its 1-year anniversary. People should talk to me about mobile games and other casual games, indie games, being a non-traditional gamer, discovering gaming later in life, being an outsider in a culture, feminism, etc. Or just talk to me about anything, cause I'm pretty friendly :-)
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Jennifer Ward

I am a pc gamer and artist. Not a professional anything. : ) | talk to me about: Mass effect, Dragon Age, Skyrim, Oblivion, Morrowind, Thief, Fear, Diablo, Witcher...theres probably more...


Sunday October 18, 2015 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Track Room 2 Block 37 3rd Floor

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