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Video: A game dev's guide to better representing and supporting disabilities

October 7, 2019 | By Staff

October 7, 2019 | By Staff
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In this 2019 GDC talk Cherry Thompson explores why disabled representation is so powerful, why the industry keeps getting it so wrong and how game designers might be able to do better in the future.

As the industry moves towards a more inclusive and diverse future, disability representation still has a long way to go. With a passion for diversity and experience in accessibility and inclusion, Thompson explores why representation is so powerful, why the industry keeps getting it so wrong and how game designers might be able to do better in the future!
Thompson's talk was deeply relevant and well worth your time, so take advantage of the fact that you can now watch it for free via the official GDC YouTube channel!

About the GDC Vault

In addition to this presentation, the GDC Vault and its accompanying YouTube channel offers numerous other free videos, audio recordings, and slides from many of the recent Game Developers Conference events, and the service offers even more members-only content for GDC Vault subscribers.

Those who purchased All Access passes to recent events like GDC or VRDC already have full access to GDC Vault, and interested parties can apply for the individual subscription via a GDC Vault subscription page. Group subscriptions are also available: game-related schools and development studios who sign up for GDC Vault Studio Subscriptions can receive access for their entire office or company by contacting staff via the GDC Vault group subscription page



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