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Women at GDC 2016

With GDC 2016 just a week away, the conference has released teaser videos of the many panels and speakers scheduled during the event. Here’s a list of those sessions that feature female game devs, designers, writers, audio composers, or other creative…

iconWomen Making Games (Moore College of Art & Design, 2016)

Moore College of Art & Design recently hosted a panel discussion on “Women Making Games” with game developers Alison Carrier (Red Crow Austin), Nicole Kline (Cardboard Fortress Games), Amanda Renfroe (Steamroller Studios), and Kat Webster (BioWare).

iconGame Development in the Spanish-Speaking World (IndieCade Festival 2015)

On a recent IndieCade panel, Game developers and students Jeb Alvarado, David Canela, Andrea Morales Coto, Elaine Gomez, and Edgar Serrano discuss what it means to be an independent game creator outside of the English-speaking realm, what challenges they face, and how…

iconLooking Back at Girls Games >> IndieCade

It has been common knowledge for some 30 years that videogames tend to play to the tastes of young men. And for at least that long, designers have been working to create games that appeal to young women as…

iconBreaking Into the Video Game Industry (SEIGE 2015)

Advice on the best ways to make it into the games industry-with tips on what to do to land a job, the red flags that get candidates denied, how to excel at your interview, and how to get your resume…

Anita Sarkeesian and Zoe Quinn Discuss Harassment at GeekGirlCon

Last weekend was GeekGirlCon, an annual convention in Seattle focused on women in nerd culture. Special guests Anita Sarkeesian (creator of Feminist Frequency) and Zoe Quinn (game designer and co-founder of Crash Override Network) shared a panel called “In Conversation,…
TwitchCon Panel: LGBT (2015)

iconTwitchCon Panel: LGBT (2015)

Panelists including Adam Koebel, SeriouslyClara, Lainzero, Tarfu, Sky Williams, and Dylan Zaner discuss the challenges they face as LGBT streamers, what they like about streaming, and more.
TwitchCon Panel: Managing Your Brand

iconTwitchCon Panel: Managing Your Brand

Five of Twitch’s designers-including OMGElsie-will take you through their collective experience in developing brands, creating overlays, and other assets.

iconTwitchCon Panel: SpeedRunning on Twitch (2015)

Speedrunning is an art that has been around for years. When speedrunners gained the ability to broadcast their runs…the world got a little better. Whether it’s racing for the WR on a 120 star run or raising millions of…
TwitchCon panel on women in gaming

iconTwitchCon Panel: Women in Gaming (2015)

Twitch streamers OMGitsfirefoxx, 2MGoverCsquared, Aureylian, DizzyKitten, and HayliNic talk about what they like about streaming, some of the challenges they face, and how many more women are streaming now.  

iconRhianna Pratchett and James Swallow on Script Writing for Games (2013)

James Swallow (Deus Ex:Human Revolution) and Rhianna Pratchett (Tomb Raider) talk about the process, issues and approach in writing for video games.

icon[Panel] The Future of Gaming Panel (SF Intel Buzz Workshop, 2015)

Veteran writer Susan O’Connor (BioShock, Tomb Raider) explains why she’s leaving the industry, and joins creative director Amy Hennig (Uncharted 4), indie developer Jonathan Blow and writer/designer Greg Kasavin in discussing the future of games.

icon[Panel] Sex/Race: A Cultural Revolution in Games (Montreal Comiccon 2015) >> TheGirlsOnGames

Video games, unlike other forms of mainstream media, allow its audience to not just experience its content but also participate in it, offering a unique form of escapism. In this regard, 2014 was a year filled with controversy and…

icon[Panel] Women in eSports (GDC 2015)

A discussion panel about increasing the participation of women in all aspects of eSports. ESL’s Trevor Schmidt moderates, and the guests include Anne Blondel-Jouin - Executive Producer at Ubisoft, Stephanie Harvey - captain of Ubinited, the Counter-Strike team, Rachel Quirico -…

icon[Panel] Xbox Women in Gaming Luncheon (GDC 2015)

Xbox presents the 15th Annual Women In Gaming Event during GDC 2015 celebrating women in the gaming industry. Includes 4 WIG Talks from Robin Hunicke (Co-Founder, Funomena), Colleen Macklin (Associate Professor in Design & Technology at Parsons The New…

icon[Panel] Women Thriving in Games Media (Pax 2014)

Hear from several women currently working in games journalism about their struggles and successes within the industry. Join Mary Kish , Neha Tiwari , Megan Farokhmanesh , Naomi Kyle , Jessica Chobot ,…

icon[Panel] Women in eSports (NYU May 2014)

Dive deep into this topic with GGVogue’s Narz covering the rise of the successful world of eSports with special coverage of the panel with Rachel “Seltzer” Quirico, Rumay “Hafu” Wang, Samantha “Persia” Hancock, and Lilian “Milktea” Chen providing their thoughts in eSports’ high…

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