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Saturday, January 11 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Queer as a Three-Sided Die

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Industry panelists lead discussion of gender and sexuality issues in gaming from design and publishing to game-play and community. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people are a part of the gamer community. Although the gaming community is known for its tolerance, LGBT people still often struggle to see places for themselves in the fantasy worlds we create.

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Joseph Carriker

Developer, Green Ronin Publishing

Speakers
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Bianca Anderson

Gaming Industry Veteran
Bianca Anderson is a long time gamer, amateur media critic, and salty black lady. She spent six years working in recruiting and user experience for Electronic Arts, before leaving to work on personal projects. Her focus and interest is in promoting PoC in gaming, and supporting intersectional... Read More →
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Jeremy Crawford

Wizards of the Coast
Jeremy Crawford is the lead rules designer of Dungeons & Dragons, as well as the game's managing editor. He was the lead designer of the fifth edition "Player’s Handbook" and one of the leads on the "Dungeon Master’s Guide." He has worked on many other D&D books since coming to... Read More →
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Tanya DePass

Programming & Diversity Coordinator, OrcaCon
Tanya is the Founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a non-profit foundation based in Chicago. She’s a partnered variety broadcaster on Twitch. Additionally, she’s a cast member of Rivals of Waterdeep; an actual play Dungeons and Dragons show on twitch.tv/dnd Sundays at... Read More →
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Steve Kenson

Designer, Green Ronin Publishing
Steve has been a professional tabletop RPG writer and designer since 1995, working on games such as Shadowrun, Aberrant, Mutants & Masterminds, and Icons Superpowered Roleplaying. He has written nine RPG tie-in novels, including three with a gay male protagonist. An advocate of inclusion... Read More →


Saturday January 11, 2020 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Vancouver

Attendees (35)