It’s Black History Month, so now’s the time to get acquainted with Black writers, artists, and designers to show them love all year!
Game publishing company New Agenda Publishing is an all star team devoted to hiring people of color, “especially women of color”, for their projects. Misha Bushyager, Jerry D. Grayson, and Eloy Lasanta were recently published by podcast The Jank about their company. It looks like their first game will be Orun, a science fiction game set post human space colonization.
To support creators of color, buy their products and hire them for your projects (we are currently accepting submissions, by the way). If you’re looking for a starting point, Black Game Developers is a list of… it’s in the title. As they say on the site, “Here they are. Hire them. Buy their stuff.”
Finally, if you’re a supporter of RPGs on a budget, Tanya DePass of I Need Diverse Games has the following suggestion:
People talk a good game on here about wanting to support their faves, so do it if you have the means. Pick 5, 10 Patreon creators & kick in a $1. Every supporter helps!
— Tanya DePass (@cypheroftyr) February 1, 2018