Category Archives: Diversity and Representation

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It’s not ok to mock an Asian accent. Let me say that again… IT’S NOT OK TO MOCK AN ASIAN ACCENT. This post was triggered by another instance of a board game podcaster using a mocking Asian accent. Board gaming … Continue reading

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5 Commitments For Inclusive Gaming

Change is hard. Change can be scary. Change takes work. Change, often, comes slowly and in small increments. Change, in the best scenarios, is an evolution. Growth. Improvement. Evolution is worthwhile. Board Gaming needs to evolve.   I think about … Continue reading

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Waka Tanka

Conflation of non-white races, cultures, and communities often happens in the USA and other western countries. You see this in games as well and the latest example of this is Waka Tanka. When the art for the game released, it … Continue reading

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THIS POST has started a lot of discussion in the board game/tabletop “community.” . For all of you who claim board gaming is welcoming, different than the “other” hostile hobbies, or somehow better than other groups… I present to you the … Continue reading

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The choices an under-represented minority has to make with board games

Lots of games do representation poorly. When a game the gaming community is excited for – maybe it’s a game from a great designer or something with innovative mechanisms or that has phenomenal minis – I have to make choices many others don’t. Sure – … Continue reading

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