Tag: Renee Gittins Archives | Broken Joysticks

May
13

All Loot, No Group – Group Finding Tools Hurt World of Warcraft

I still actively play World of Warcraft. No, I don’t mean that I just log into my garrison a few times a week to collect gold and send out followers. I love pets, but that’s not why I log on. […]

May
09

I Accidentally Made a Game Girls Love

When I started Potions: A Curious Tale a year and a half ago, I didn’t know where it would lead me. I didn’t know that it would be an inspiration for girls. I didn’t know that I would become an inspiration […]

Feb
24

A Small Dev in a Big Industry: My Trip to D.I.C.E.

Last week I crawled out of the cave that is my home office and traveled to Las Vegas to attend the D.I.C.E. Summit, an elite game industry conference where the biggest and most influential players in the game industry meet to […]

Feb
22

My Path to Game Dev (Impostor Syndrome) – Talk for Women in Gaming

  Renee presents a talk she prepared for a luncheon for women in the game industry. The talk is about her path to being a game developer and the struggles she faced.

Feb
02

The Female Impostor: Impostor Syndrome as a Woman in Games

My name is Renee. I am a gamer, game journalist and video game developer, and I have impostor syndrome.

Oct
24

Convention Report: Experiencing The Weirdness of IndieCade 2015

Writing and Photos By: Renee Gittins  IndieCade is weird. So often “weird” is seen as a negative term, but weird is celebrated here. The games and activities showcase that the abnormal is often fun. In the Los Angeles heat, indie […]