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Three Writers, Two Musicians, and One Doctor Respond to Questions Raised at the Black Representation in Gaming and Media Panel at GDC 2018 and Where the Conversation is Going Next

By Seth Singleton The present is always recovering from the past. When times are good it takes energy to sustain them. When times are bad it takes energy to change them. The best way to know how to sustain or how to change is asking questions. Why Questions? Questions reveal the way we think, the … Continue reading Three Writers, Two Musicians, and One Doctor Respond to Questions Raised at the Black Representation in Gaming and Media Panel at GDC 2018 and Where the Conversation is Going Next

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New Anchor Podcast Post: More GDC 2018 Reflections & Rememberings You Want – Networking While Standing Outside the Creed Rise to Glory Boxing Ring

“Life's greatest comfort is being able to look over your shoulder and see people worse off, waiting in line behind you.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Rant Ever get that feeling that you are in the right place, the right line for the first thing that caught your eye? I stood in line at the for the VR … Continue reading New Anchor Podcast Post: More GDC 2018 Reflections & Rememberings You Want – Networking While Standing Outside the Creed Rise to Glory Boxing Ring

Do you know how Black Lightning’s Spectrum of Black Characters Supports Diversity? Debunking Character Myths with Colorism Healing

By Seth Singleton Our conversation on the topics raised by the "Debunking Myths around Black Representation" steps away from the world of gaming and into a discussion with Colorism Healing founder Sarah Webb. Click to listen: https://anchor.fm/seth-the-storyteller/embed/episodes/Do-you-know-how-Black-Lightnings-Spectrum-of-Black-Characters-Supports-Diversity--Debunking-Character-Myths-with-Colorism-Healing-e1com6 Sarah offers a perspective gained from her own writing, submissions to her annual writing contest, and daily writing … Continue reading Do you know how Black Lightning’s Spectrum of Black Characters Supports Diversity? Debunking Character Myths with Colorism Healing

Anchor Podcast: Storytelling with Seth – My First Podcast & My First GDC

By Seth Singleton I wanted to record my first podcast while attending my first GDC. The most important thing to remember about trying something new is the first step. The first step is not about firm footing or starting off on the right foot. The first step is a beginning. Whether you stumble or sprint, … Continue reading Anchor Podcast: Storytelling with Seth – My First Podcast & My First GDC

Echoes from the “Debunking Myths around Black Representation in Gaming” panel at GDC – A Conversation with Planet Rise writer Fen Smith

Why are there so few diverse characters in gaming and other media? How importing bias can directly impact hardware.  Should the decision to have three lead black characters in a game be an issue? What it's like working on a game with a black main character.

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Your Sneak Peek into Writing a Video Game: This is the best advice when you find yourself in the middle of a gaming love story

By Seth Singleton We are in the middle of a love story. I will explain who we are, once the where and why have been addressed. What do you do when you find yourself in the middle of a love story? Get out a pen and start writing. An argument can be made that all … Continue reading Your Sneak Peek into Writing a Video Game: This is the best advice when you find yourself in the middle of a gaming love story

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Your Virtual Tour of Winter Play with Play Rise and Blue Alchemy Studio

By Seth Singleton I have never been to a gaming demo event. My first game demo event was on January 11, 2018.  Playcrafting presented the event, and Google Launchpad was the host. My friend Jabari Alii is the founder of Blue Alchemy Studio. Tonight he was introducing the demo for his first game Planet Rise. … Continue reading Your Virtual Tour of Winter Play with Play Rise and Blue Alchemy Studio