You are welcome here

Yes, we mean you. This is our community– we organize and support these events specifically for you. We are of all races, genders, beliefs, orientations, backgrounds, fandoms, programming languages, and Hogwarts houses. This is our house, our fam. Come hang out with us and help us make awesome futures for all humans.

Recognize and embrace humanity

We are all humans here. Recognize and respect your fellows, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic status, stance on brisket, or especially native Austinness.

Consent is rad

If you are planning on touching someone, taking something, or otherwise imposing yourself on another human being, ask them first. Asking is rad as hell. (Protip: It’s also the law.)

Be professional fam

ATX GameMakers is a collection of game industry enthusiasts from all over. This is not your dating service. This is not your beer pong table. This is not your D&D group. These are your peers. So treat them like peers. Be courteous, kind, and respectful at all times.

Don’t physically assault people

Don’t punch, kick, roughhouse, or otherwise engage in acts of violence on anyone. We have treasured gear and precious humans at our events. Do not break either of them.

Don’t harass people

We do not tolerate harassment of any kind. Therefore, do not stalk, follow, badger, intimidate, threaten or otherwise make yourself impossible to disengage from. If someone tries to move on from the conversation, let them go– in person or online. If someone explicitly tells you to leave them alone, respect that. Just be cool.

We WILL kick you out

Any violation of the above is an excellent way to get tossed out. Repeat offenses may result in you being banned from all future ATX GameMakers events. And that would make us super-sad. We would rather that we all just get along and be cool to each other.

If you have any questions on any of the above, come talk to one of the organizers. We will be happy to educate.