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Fighting toxicity in gaming with Dr Kimberly Voll

Episode 6

In this episode, Rosie is joined by Dr Kimberly Voll, Head of Studio for Brace Yourself Games, Co-Founder of the Fair Play Alliance and is on the Advisory Council at GDC. In this episode we focus around toxicity in gaming, and the measures that companies can use to combat it.

We chat about previous work that Kim has been involved in, including her role at Riot. At Riot, Kim focused on player interactions, reducing harassment and toxicity in gaming. Kim further talks about how companies can actively work towards promoting healthier player interactions in-game and within the workplace.

We also cover the gamification of healthcare applications and the use within education. How can we measure what games can bring to other industries?
Kim also talks about their experience within GDC as an advisor, as well as her role as Co-Founder of the Fair Play Alliance.


Fair Play Alliancea global coalition of gaming professionals and companies committed to developing quality games. The promote the sharing of best practices in encouraging healthy communities and awesome player interactions in online gaming.

Brace Yourself GamesBrace Yourself Games is an indie game studio based in Vancouver, which was founded by Ryan Clark in 2013.

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