Panel: Surviving the games industry

A session at 2017 Game Devs of Color Expo

Saturday 24th June, 2017

2:00pm to 2:45pm

This panel will feature five game developers who will share ways to get into and thrive within the game development industry as marginalized people. Topics to be covered will include how diversity can affect the game development process as well as ways to create games while navigating the industry and preserving your mental health.

About the speakers

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Jo Fu

@PillowFightIO owner and game producer. Artesan tweet smith. Final Fantasy Tactician. Social Media yuri. bio from Twitter

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Mitu Khandaker

Indie game dev on sci-fi social network sim Redshirt (http://redshirtgame.com ). Games PhD researcher. Social justice and space-nerdery.

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Laura Simpson

UX Designer, Game Designer, Creative. bio from Twitter

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Time 2:00pm2:45pm EST

Date Sat 24th June 2017

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