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Friday, September 8 • 3:30pm - 3:50pm
Doing That Representation Thing

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You've heard about this 'representation' thing. Making a game with women/queer people/people of colour in it. You want to give it a try, but you're worried about making mistakes and upsetting the people you're attempting to include.

Worry not; this talk is here to help! Giving an overview of where to find information about tropes and stereotypes, how to seek feedback on diverse characters, and what to do if you've caught a misstep too late to completely fix it, this is a beginner's guide to doing that representation thing, intended for those confused or anxious about giving it a go.

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avatar for Maddi Mackenzie

Maddi Mackenzie

Independent
Maddi is an independent narrative designer based in Auckland who's passionate about integrating interesting people, places, and cultures from real life into game worlds. To that end, they've recently completed a Masters thesis on the topic, and released a visual novel -- Inverness... Read More →


Friday September 8, 2017 3:30pm - 3:50pm NZST
WG403