Diversity and Inclusion, Games

Two Black-Women Led ‘Fantasy’ Games That Are All Too Real

Games such as ‘Hair Nah’ and ‘Break Up Squad’ allow their players to experience real life situations from the perspective of black women:

“A common theme when thinking about electronic games is escapism. In the real world striving to be an infallible hero who can slay dragons by day and craft potions and weapons by night, requires too narrow a skill set to be practical. But when our little avatar is running around in some fictional universe, it’s nice to just bask in their accomplishments. But sometimes a fantasy can include dealing with a real-world circumstance in a way that is cathartic for the player. Two games with Black women-led development teams mine the mundane for truly relatable fun.”

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(Source: Blavity.com)

Originally published: 1/12/2018

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