Gaming After Kids

Parents are raising the next generation of gamers — but let’s give some self-care to the current generation, too. How do we hold onto our identity as gamers after becoming parents? When do we find time for our favorite hobby, and how does having children change what games we’re playing? Our panel of players and developers will share their stories of adapting to their new lives while still making time for themselves and their games.


Ken Gagne [Digital Content Developer, Gamebits], Aerin Artessa [UI/UX Designer, Freelance], Jeff Warmouth [Professor, Fitchburg State University], Duane de Four [Educator, Media Critic, Activist,], Nic Tompkins-Hughes [Social Worker, Advocate, Consultant, Freelance], Jo Shaw [Jill-of-all-Crafts, Shaw Asylum]