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Sunday, November 13 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Polygamer: A Podcast of Equality and Diversity in Gaming

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Polygamer was launched in 2014 as a platform for marginalized voices in gaming. How has gaming culture changed in that time? What have we learned, and what steps can we take next? We'll hear from Polygamer alumni in this live podcast recording.

Speakers
avatar for Francesca Carletto-Leon

Francesca Carletto-Leon

Co-Founder/Artist, Contigo Games
@ceschiii | Francesca is the co-founder of Contigo Games, a small indie studio focused on creating multiplayer experiences to bring players together! Contigo will be exhibiting at GaymerX, showing an alpha version of their game about magical girlfriends in space. | Francesca is also currently employed at Proletariat, Inc. in Boston as a player support representative. She likes green tea ice cream and dogs.
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Matt Conn

CEO, MidBoss
Matt Conn is the founder and CEO of MidBoss, through which he is the executive producer for the annual GaymerX gaming convention. Matt also produces LGBTQ focused gaming media, including the the cyberpunk story adventure game 2064: Read Only Memories (2016), and the 'gaymer' documentary Gaming in Color (2014). Conn is a major leader of the fight for inclusion of queer themes and developers in the video games industry and works out of San... Read More →
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Ken Gagne

Host, Polygamer
Host of the Polygamer podcast, a biweekly show celebrating equality and diversity in games and the gaming community.
avatar for Khadeja Merenkov

Khadeja Merenkov

Contracting VO Artist and Interculturalist
Half a decade ago, Khadeja the interculturalist walked into a bar to study indie game devs in the Boston area and has never left the industry, eventually following her lifelong dream of becoming a voice over artist. However, she refuses to abandon her academic past, giving talks on a variety of diversity-related topics at local events. | Some Fave games: Grim Fandango, Valiant Hearts, Broken Sword 1, The Banner Saga, Cook Serve Delicious... Read More →


Sunday November 13, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Panels C 6604 Conference Radio City - 11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036

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