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This is a conversation with Trick Dempsey, an Expert Game Designer with Massive Entertainment in Malmö, Sweden. Trick is best known for her work on the massively multiplayer online game Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 and the transmedia Syfy game and television show Defiance, and as a mission designer on Red Dead Redemption. Trick came out as a trans woman in 2020, having previously presented publicly as a gender-nonconforming man. Romie Stott is a poetry editor at Strange Horizons and an ambigender woman. Romie and Trick have been friends and sometimes roommates for twenty years, as well as collaborators in film and theatre. They are each about forty years old and grew up in the area around Dallas, Texas. This dialogue took place via Twitter, email, and Discord web conference in April and May 2021. The transcript has been edited for clarity by both participants before publication.