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Know Your Limits

This post is mainly about knowing yourself and knowing when to stay and when to leave a bad situation. One of the things I’ve learned in my 20 years in game development is that having convictions and a strong sense… Continue Reading →

Harsh realities

There’s a certain unrest in the games industry at the moment. Companies and CEOs are being held accountable for the way they’re treating their employees, and especially employees that are marginalized. Some may think that holding an entire company responsible… Continue Reading →

Have some fucking accountability

Believe it or not, but this is a phrase that I’ve actually used in a professional context. Suffice to say I was very angry at the time, and I have since apologized to the individual I aimed it at. Not… Continue Reading →

The Day We Are Mediocre

I had dinner with a friend yesterday and he said something very memorable to me when we ate. He said ” I know we’re okay, because our studio is the first place I’ve run into mediocre women devs. Normally they’re… Continue Reading →

Let me be the hero

I vividly remember seeing Wonder Woman in the darkness of a movie theatre with a dear friend. I remember tears in my eyes as Diana climbed up the ladder and charged across the battlefield. I remember thinking “this is for… Continue Reading →

The Myth of the Male Genius

Note: I will be using the term “woman” a lot in this post, in part because articles and research tend to use a gender binary. I do however recognise that the biases women face are biases all marginalised groups face… Continue Reading →

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