Muslim portrayals are more often than not inaccurate, sensationalist and negative. What can the industry do to change reality?
In this GDC 2018 talk, WB Games Montreal's Osama Dorias draws on his life experience, research, and over a decade of industry experience to explain the importance of positive Muslim representation.
Dorias debunks common misconceptions about Islam and Muslims, and provides developers with a list of actionable items that they can apply to aid Muslims in their struggle for positive and fair representation in video games.
It's an insightful talk that's worth watching, so developers shouldn't miss the opportunity to do so now that it's freely available on the official GDC YouTube channel!
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