Blog Archives

QUILTBAG Jam 2014: “Labels are for Clothes”

by @kokernak

Join us on Saturday, February 8, 2014 for a day of game creation, fun, and frivolity. No game design experience necessary: all you need is enthusiasm and a desire to participate. Everyone is welcome!

LABELS ARE FOR CLOTHES. Being queer means often having to label yourself — or be labeled by others — so you fit into easy categories, but that’s not always what you want. We encourage participants to make games about rejecting labels and being put into boxes against their will.

Posted in Tagged with: ,

Looking back on April’s QUILTBAG Jam…

To continue yesterday’s thread of thinking about diversity in games, I wanted to do a little looking back on April’s QUILTBAG Jam, thinking about how the event went down and the games that came out of it. I want to

Posted in Events, Thoughts Tagged with: , ,

The MIT Game Lab QUILTBAG Jam! on Saturday, April 6th

Last April, the GAMBIT Lab hosted our first ever “Gayme Jam,” bringing together local designers, artists, and interested people in a one-day event to create games with LGBTQ themes. The event was a ton of fun, and one of the

Posted in Events Tagged with: , , ,