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Join Joystiq at GaymerX2 this weekend

What are you doing this weekend? If you have some spare time and live around San Francisco, you're invited to hang out with Joystiq Editor-in-chief Ludwig Kietzmann and Managing Editor Susan Arendt at GaymerX2! Our dashing managerial duo is hosting and speaking on a panel called "Yes, and? An...

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Dragon Age gets Dorian, a gay guy with a 'stache of magic

BioWare writer David Gaider believes his personally penned Dragon Age character, Dorian, may be "controversial in some corners," but "a fully realized character to fans in the end." Dorian, a gay mage from Tevinter, joins the cast of Dragon Age: Inquisition having rejected the ruling hierarchy of...

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Pay what you want for LGBT documentary Gaming In Color

Gaming In Color, the documentary about the LGBT community and gaming, is now available for purchase. While the suggested price for the hour-long exploration of intersecting cultures is $15, those so inclined can pay as much or as little as they want, provided said payment is at least $1. ...

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GaymerX president on LGBT convention closing: 'We're still here'

LGBT-focused gaming convention GaymerX will be no more after this year's GaymerX2, being held July 11-13 at the InterContinental San Francisco hotel. But Toni Rocca, president of GaymerX and organizer of the con, isn't sad. Rocca told Joystiq she and the GaymerX organization did something new,...

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GaymerX2 will be final year for LGBTQ-focused con

A tweet from the official GaymerX Twitter account has announced that this year's GaymerX2, scheduled to take place in July of this year, will be the final year for the convention. The convention, which began just last year, was an event primarily focused on LGBTQ issues in gaming. "Based on...

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GaymerX2 funded, upcoming event to feature WWE guest Darren Young

All-inclusive gaming convention GaymerX2 met its funding goal in the first 48 hours of its recently launched Kickstarter campaign, securing July weekend dates for the upcoming San Francisco event. Launched last year, GaymerX is an LGBTQ-friendly expo celebrating diversity and inclusivity in...

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Queer-friendly cyberpunk adventure game Read Only Memories reaches funding goal in final 48 hours

Read Only Memories, a cyberpunk adventure game from the founders of the GaymerX convention, has successfully hacked its way into people's hearts as well as their wallets. The game reached its Kickstarter goal of $62,064 on December 11, and closed funding yesterday with a total of $64,378. ...

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Cyberpunk adventure 'Read Only Memories' from GaymerX founders

Read Only Memories plays out in 2064 Neo-San Francisco, when all forms of personal electronics have been replaced by little robot buddies called ROMs. As a young journalist, the main character must uncover the mystery of a vanished friend while surviving the feral streets of this future city....

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GaymerX2 scheduled for July 2014

Queer geek culture convention GaymerX returns to San Francisco for "GaymerX2" from July 11-13, 2014. The convention has been expanded to three and a half days, with triple the capacity of this year's inaugural event, which included panels on gay and lesbian inclusion in games such as The Sims and...

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How The Sims got its same-sex relationships [update]

Update: While Graham originally called out lead engineer Jamie Doornbos as the one responsible for same-sex relationships in The Sims, it was actually one of the general engineers, Patrick J. Barrett III, who added it in. The article has been updated accordingly. The Sims was one of the earliest...

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