Resources

We have curated some of our favourite resources here for you; articles, interviews, reports, top tips etc. We will update this page regularly so do keep an eye out, and also let us know if you have anything interesting you think we should include.

Reports

Free to Play? Hate, Harassment and Positive Social Experiences in Online Games 2020

In a world riddled with cyberhate, online harassment and misuses of technology, the Center for Technology & Society (CTS) serves as a resource to tech platforms and develops proactive solutions.

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Fnatic Insights: Gender Equality in Gaming

The growth of the gaming industry has brought with it a growth in audience, one which is now a near even male/female split. Fnatic Insights has produced a detailed report, Fnatic Insights: Gender Equality in Gaming, to address the current state of gender equality in the gaming ecosystem, highlight some of the barriers women continue to face and open up the conversation on diversity and equality.

Report

Gender Balance Scorecard

Top 14 Global Gaming Companies 2020. Done in conjunction with the 2020 Women in Games Conference.

Report

Bryter - Female Gamer Survey 2020

This report is a reflection for the public and the gaming industry to see how trends are progressing, if any progress is being made in making the games space more diverse and accepting, and what gamers think of the industry’s efforts to improve.

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Top Reads

How to blow your own horn, without embarrassment or apology

“There’s this stereotype that women aren’t supposed to brag about themselves,” she says. “Our role is to be humble and the hard work will pay off.”

Tips

The Metaverse: What It Is, Where to Find it, Who Will Build It, and Fortnite

"In its full vision, the Metaverse becomes the gateway to most digital experiences, a key component of all physical ones, and the next great labor platform".

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Omori Is the Horror RPG of Your Dreams (or Nightmares)

From internationally-renowned Asian-American artist OMOCAT.

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How to Talk About Sexual Harassment with Your Coworkers

Sexual harassment can be difficult to talk about — but it’s bound to come up in your workplace (if it hasn’t already). In this piece, several experts offer practical tips for handling these delicate conversations.

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Top Viewing/ Listening

In Conversation with Tara Mustapha & Lauren Kaye

From our 2020 virtual conference. Tara and Lauren talk about marginalisation in the industry and how we can work together to overcome it.

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She Plays Games Podcast

Hosted by Women in Games ally and collaborator Lauren Kaye. If you are not listening, you should be!

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The History of Black Video Game Characters

Brought to you by | NowThis Nerd

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