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Talk: How to Write Triggering Scenes without Triggering Players

Alanna Linayre (@Tybawai | she/her) is a public speaker on mentally healthy game development and often discusses her experiences with PTSD, anxiety, and bipolar disorder in an effort to end the stigma surrounding mental illness. As founder at Toadhouse Games, Alanna focuses on sustainable practices to avoid crunch and encourages a healthy attitude about mistakes being a necessary and unavoidable part of improving. She’s also the person behind the Palestinian Aid bundle that raised a million dollars for UNRWA.