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Episode 176: Gaming is For Everyone: On Games, Access, and Inclusivity

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This week we are joined by Melissa Boone and Jerome Hagen, User Researchers on Team XBox where they focus on Minecraft, online safety, and Gaming is For Everyone. This week we talk about education, access, and building inclusive spaces for gamers of all kinds. Definitely a great show to head back to school with. Apologies for the little audio glitches (they don't last long).

What We're Playing:

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2
  • Grim Fandango
  • Long Story
  • Yoku's Island Express
  • Vermantide 2
  • Sleep Tight
  • Tanzia
  • No Man's Sky Next
  • Paladins

What We're Reading:

  • Behold the Dreamer by Imbolo Mbue
  • Circe by Madeline Miller
  • Rock Steady by Ellen Forney
  • Paula by  Isabel Allende
  • The History of White People by  Nell Irvin Painter
  • Near + Far by Cat Rambo
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
  • Saga trade

What We're Drinking:

  • Strongbow cider
  • Iced Passion Tea Lemonade and Mango Pineapple vodka
  • Ginger -Lime Sparkling Water
  • Malbec

Links of Note:

  • Phil Spencer's 2018 DICE keynote "Building A Living and Learning Company Culture" (Slides) (Video)