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More women are becoming game developers, but there’s a long way to go

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Brooke Maggs

When 47% of video gamers in Australia are female, we must consider why so few women are employed to make the games they play.

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About the author

Brooke Maggs is a writer, researcher, and a narrative and game designer. She has over seven years of experience teaching user experience design, cultural studies and game studies at a tertiary level. Her area of research is in the importance of games and play in creative writing practice and the intersections between traditional and digital storytelling.

Brooke's current projects include writing, narrative designing and producing for an adventure puzzle game, The Gardens Between, and writing and narrative designing for Earthlight, a virtual reality game about the wonders and perils of space.