Listen to these Bioware panels on romance and representation in games

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 18 July 2014 20:45 GMT

Bioware has released the audio covering two panels it participated in during last weekend’s GaymerX2 convention.


The panels “Building a Better Romance” and “Freaking out the Neighbors”, included David Gaider, Jessica Merizan, Karin Weekes, Patrick Weekes and Robyn Théberge.

Building a Better Romance discusses the development of romances in Bioware games, how they came to be, why they are done a particular way, the purpose they server to the overall game.

Freaking out the Neighbors discusses “good representation” in games, why it’s worth talking about, how it’s possible for a developer to be inclusive “in a way we can feel good about,” the expectations of LGBTQ fans, and more.

While there isn’t any video in the YouTube clips below, there is around 50 minutes of audio in each. So instead of watching, just listen to it in the background while you do whatever it is you do.

Thanks, PC Gamer.

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