Shawn makes (often political) art in the way of games (both digital and non), photography, poetry, and dystopian fiction. He is currently making the dark comedy tactical beat ‘em up Treachery in Beatdown City, and is perpetually looking for spaces to exhibit the graffiti turf warfare game Corporate Vandals. Always support #blackgamedev

Shawn Allen sessions


5 years later: The long, messy road to a better, more inclusive & aware industry
Tuesday, November 13th

Description: 5 years ago Shawn started his analysis of the games industry in a 40 page paper that explored how certain art forms and people tended to go underrepresented in games. This talk will be a post mortem of sorts of Shawn’s experiences as he has continued to research, analyze, share knowledge and promote diversifying […]