Palestine Will Be Free

Friendship Garden Game Developers stands in solidarity with Palestine and supports their right to self-determination, self-defense, and reparations. It has been harrowing to watch our rhetoric sour and distort into claims of ‘terrorists vs. nationhood’ and ‘Islam vs....
September Healing Summit

September Healing Summit

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the continued string of unconscionable crimes against people of color during the Summer of 2020, Friendship Garden is created a space focused on Play, Healing, and Intersectionality. Over 60 developers, community organizers,...
Friendship Garden @ The MADE

Friendship Garden @ The MADE

On Friday, September 27th, at The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment, Friendship Garden hosted an exhibition showcasing the works of developers often underrepresented in the video games industry. From 6-11PM, over fifty community members came out to enjoy seven...
Gwen’s Girls Benefit Concert

Gwen’s Girls Benefit Concert

In November, we were asked to curate and run a gaming lounge space at a benefit concert for Gwen’s Girls, a Pittsburgh nonprofit organization that runs after-school activities for young women of color. They were excited to have Sammus as the headlining act and wanted...
PlayNYC Megabooth

PlayNYC Megabooth

Friendship Garden’s Inaugural event! We purchased a booth on the main show floor of PlayNYC to showcase the efforts of some phenomenal game developers that were not able afford the incredibly steep cost of having a presence at the show. After receiving numerous...