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Gaming In Color

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Gaming in Color

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A full length feature documentary exploring the queer side of gaming and LGBTQ presence in the game industry
Backers: 1026
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $51,158 of $50,000
Dates: Mar 24th -> May 11th (49 days)
Project By: Gaming in Color
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Latest News

Queer Representation in Gaming in Color

May 22nd - via:
Gaming in Color by Midboss Games review, a documentary focusing on LGBT gamers, featuring gaymers, developers, & allies this movie tackles queer gaming. (Read More)

Crowdfunded documentary Gaming in Color now available

April 29th - via:
It appears to be documentary week in crowdfunding-land. Yes, this week, Gaming In Color, a documentary about LGBT rights and their intersection with gaming, has released under a digital pay-what-you-like model with a minimum payment of $1. Kickstarter backers can also redeem their code at the film’s website to claim their promised copy. (Read More)

Pick Your Price For Gaming In Color, A Documentary On LGBTQ Gamers

April 23rd - via:
Just short of a year after a successful Kickstarter campaign, documentary Gaming in Color has released digitally under a pay-what-you-like model. The full-length film examines games as a cultural phenomenon and the ways in which the LGBTQ community fits into that narrative. Its cast includes game designers Colleen Macklin and Naomi Clark, Riot Games engineer George Skleres and GaymerX founder Matt Conn, among others. (Read More)

Gaming In Color Reviewed

April 23rd - via:
Video games are something that a vast amount of people are able to enjoy. Young, old, married, African American, hearing impaired, straight, genderqueer, Caucasian, disabled, Catholic, Democrat, and so many other labels are all interacting in the gaming world. Yet, the stigma of gamers as a homogenous group of teenage to twenty-something year old cisgender white males pervades. Many within the community themselves assert this notion despite copious evidence otherwise. Gaming In Color is the first major documentary that focuses on showcasing the fact that gaming isn’t a hobby for one type of person. LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer) players fit into the spectrum as well! (Read More)

Half an hour away!

May 11th - via:
With the minutes ticking on the remainder of the Kickstarter, we want to give everyone a change to get those upgrades in the last minute! Fancy a shirt? Perhaps you want to try out that new game?  We also wanted to say "Thank You". Not only because... (Read More)

We did it!

May 10th - via:
We finally made our goal! And not a second too soon, too! But there’s still time! There is about 18 hour left for you to make any updates/upgrades to your donation! We will not be offerings some of our Kickstarter items after the Kickstarter is... (Read More)

One more day!

May 9th - via:
As the Kickstarter gets closer and closer, we have a chance to get that number higher and higher! We urge everyone who wants to see this happen to help spread the word on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr - or through the ancient art of mouthtalk in the... (Read More)

Friday Night Cometh!

May 7th - via:
We’re getting closer and closer now both in hours and to our goal! It’s been a crazy ride and it’s hard to believe it’s almost over, but we’re so close... victory is within our grasp! Just a couple of quick reminders: Alternate Poster: You... (Read More)

Thank you Advocate!!

May 6th - via:
Our friends at wrote a really amazing article about our final 4 days...we just wanted to say thank you and share the link! <3 We're nearly at 40K - we're looking good if we continue to push and get the word out!... (Read More)

Woot! 38,000! We can do it, everyone!

May 5th - via:
Wow!Five days left to completion and we are really excited for the way things have progressed... but there is STILL more pushing and promotion that needs to happen if we want this film to become a reality! If you haven't yet, please follow us on... (Read More)

500 backers!

May 2nd - via:
We just want to take a moment to say how blessed and humbled we are by all the support that has come out for Gaming In Color and want to thank our friends at GaymerConnect for helping us launch this film, and the amazing press at Kotaku,... (Read More)

Gaming In Color wants YOUR VOICE!

April 29th - via:
Every day we get more comments and messages from people who say they wish to help, but that they can’t afford to, or are in a situation/location where it would potentially “out” them to do so. You can still help! If you've faced adversity for... (Read More)

Poster time!

April 25th - via:
Hey there, just wanted to post a quick update to keep you all in touch! Poster Get!For those of you in the tiers getting a poster, we've been musing around with a lot of designs and we think we've found one that we really like.  What do you think?... (Read More)

That Burning Question and Gaming In Color on YouTube!

April 8th - via:
That Question...Since the start of the Kickstarter we've had lots of questions. Some as important as the coverage of race in the film and some as fun as what games we play. We really love the questions and hope you keep 'em comin' because we love... (Read More)

25K, David Gil, and Howling Dogs

April 1st - via:
We are one week into our Kickstarter and already we're over the half-way point. We can't  tell you how happy and excited we are that things have gone so well, and thank you to all of our backers. Many of you have questions for us, and there are a... (Read More)

$15,000 in the first day!

March 25th - via:
We didn't know things would go so well but they have! Gaming In Color is more than a quarter funded in its first day! Thank you so much everybody! Its an emotional day for everybody! Lets talk games: Included in most of our prizes is a mentioned... (Read More)

What A Great Start!

March 24th - via:
We can't possibly thank you all enough. The welcome we've gotten from you all today has been really amazing.  We've broken 5,000 already and we're still seeing backers coming in!  Not only that but we've been covered on Kotaku!... (Read More)

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