Monthly Archives: April 2014

Choice: Texas is coming to Different Games

We’re beyond thrilled to announce that Choice: Texas will be part of the Different Games Arcade in Brooklyn from 6-10 p.m. on April 11, 2014.

The Friday event is free and open to the public but you have to register here. Saturday’s events, which include conference panels and workshops cost $20 for the whole day; some sliding-scale registration is available dependent upon availability.

Different Games is an annual student and volunteer-lead conference on diversity and inclusivity in games presented by NYU School of Engineering’s Integrated Digital Media Program in partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Digital Media Program.

As game designers, academics, journalists and players operate in separate spheres, we see Different Games as an opportunity to share across and outside of professional boundaries. By presenting games, scholarship and hands-on workshops engaged with issues of diversity and inclusion we seek to build new connections and foster a unique dialogue between artistic, academic and commercial practice. We welcome folks from all corners of the games community invested in games as creative, critical tools and committed to seeing games reflect the complexity, depth and diversity of all involved.

We’ll have Latrice and Leah’s stories up and playable for anyone who wants to try them out in person. And, we’re thrilled to be in such excellent company. While we’ve taken bits of the early game to F.R.O.G. 13 in Vienna and SWPACA in Albuquerque, this will be the first time any of the completed stories will be publicly displayed. We hope to see some of y’all there.