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Defensive conditioning

So here’s a thing. Being constantly questioned and disbelieved has an effect. Or it has had an effect on me, at least. I get defensive when I am questioned. Sometimes it’s not even really questioning. It can be people in… Continue Reading →

About Allyship

When I started in the games industry I was naïve. I thought it was a meritocracy, that we all had a chance at success. We didn’t. As the years passed, I saw more and more (and younger) men pass me… Continue Reading →

A Civil Discourse

Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth. – Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men,… Continue Reading →

Don’t put the onus on margies

We’re celebrating Pride this month, and in the interest of pulling some weight and explaining how the work with inclusion and diversity affects marginalized people and how privileged people sometimes add to that burden, I want to talk about a… Continue Reading →

AC: Valhalla’s Ambivalent Message

First off, I had a really hard time naming this blog post. What the heck does one name something that is so amorphous as the tone of voice in a game wobbling all over the place? Secondly, a lot of… Continue Reading →

The House in Your Favor

What happens if you discover that the “even playing field” you thought you were playing on was tilted heavily in your favour? Would you feel proud of your accomplishments, still, or would you maybe deny your privilege? Would you feel… Continue Reading →

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