If Anyone Can Make Indie Games, Then Where Are The Black And Latino People?

Developer Shawn Allen — one of the relative few people of colour independently spearheading the creation of their own games — gave a talk at New York University’s Game Center that looks at the dearth of diversity in the video game creator talent pool. Allen’s own efforts to finish his tactical beat-em-up hybrid Treachery in Beatdown City depend on whether the game’s Kickstarter campaign makes its funding goal.

If you’re moved by his words and actions, go to the Kickstarter page and help him cross the finish line.


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