Gender and The Games Industry (with Video Gaming Culture)

"Women don't play games", "Harassment is just part of the culture", "They're only playing it to get a man". These are just a few of the absurd misconceptions which still surround women who play games and work in the games industry and it's about time they stopped.

A handful of these women will be discussing their #1reasonwhy we need feminism in the games industry, their #1reasontobe part of this creative and evolving medium and ways we might be able to open the industry up to a wider creative viewpoint.


Rhianna Pratchett, scriptwriter and story designer. @rhipratchett
Cara Ellison, video game producer, writer and critic. @carachan1
John Walker, editor and co-director of Rock, Paper, Scissors. @botherer
• Dr Jo Twist @doctoe