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“That was fucking rude”

A few years ago, I (a woman of color dev) was at the GDC speaker party with a (female) friend who worked at [AAA studio]. While we were talking on the floor, we were approached by a guy who very visibly looked us up and down, saw where my friend worked, and then...

It won’t be the last

Content warning: sexual assault With this recent wave of horrible harassment and abuse stories coming out, here's mine. I went to my first GDC when I was student, it was really expensive and I ended up having 2 roommates in my hostel who were also going to their first...

A success story!

Late last year, I had the privilege of speaking to a group of women and people of color to encourage minorities to go into game development. A few months later, my company held a mixer/recruiting event and someone who attended my talk came to the event. We chatted...

Worse than Con Crud

I was really excited the first time I showed my game at a large convention. It had a huge attendance so I was looking forward to getting lots of eyes on my work. At the convention there was a breakout area with beanbags that you could hang out in. On the first day I...