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Sunday, August 20 • 20:00 - 21:00
Why You Need Diversity in Your Games

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Game design as a profession started in our lifetimes. We have all met or work for the creators of our medium…and they range from good to truly exceptional human beings.
And yet, and yet…we work for an industry that at its best lacks in diversity, and at its worst models systems of misogyny, oppression and hate.
This talk will provide tools we can use as an industry and as individuals to change that.
Game design as a profession started in our lifetimes. We have all met or work for the creators of our medium…and they range from good to truly exceptional human beings. And yet, and yet…we work for an industry that at its best lacks in diversity, and at its worst models systems of misogyny, oppression and hate.

This talk will provide tools we can use as an industry and as individuals to change that.

devcom: all Speakers
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Christopher Barney

Senior UI Engineer, Transperfect
Christopher Barney obtained undergraduate and graduate game design degrees in the days before such things were widely available. He contributed his game design and programming skills to Pearson’s web based MMO, Poptropica, for more than five years as well as serving as the lead... Read More →

Respawn Speakers
avatar for Christopher Barney

Christopher Barney

Senior UI Engineer, Transperfect
Christopher Barney obtained undergraduate and graduate game design degrees in the days before such things were widely available. He contributed his game design and programming skills to Pearson’s web based MMO, Poptropica, for more than five years as well as serving as the lead... Read More →


Sunday August 20, 2017 20:00 - 21:00
[RSP] Channel 4 - Haunted House Stage 4th Floor CONGRESS CENTRE EAST Congress-Centrum Ost Koelnmesse Deutz-Mühlheimer Straße 51 D – 50679 Cologne