Adventures With Anxiety!

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“Adventures With Anxiety!” by Nicky Case, Monplaisir & Spacie. “Whoever you are, stay strong [and] good luck! đź’–” When we play serious games that tackle mental health issues, we often step into the rule of the suffering person; …
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EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE OK

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“EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE OK” by Nathalie Lawhead. “[A] desktop labyrinth of vignettes, poetry, strange fever dream games, and broken digital spaces. It is a collection of life experiences that are largely a commentary on struggle, survival, and coping …
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I woke up next to you again.

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“I woke up next to you again.” by Angela He. “A romance about a more-than-one-night stand[.] A psychological thriller about toxic addiction.” Angela He created some of the most amazing interactive novel games I know, and “I woke up …
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2019 Epic MegaJam: Between Worlds

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“Between Worlds” by lumisoft. “It’s an unfortunate story about a family that has gone through the worst times in life. It’s a mystery novel about being stuck inbetween afterlife. Main character has unfinished business and is denied eternal peace. …
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The Loss Levels

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“The Loss Levels” by Dan Hett. “[A] series of fifteen narrative microgames, exploring aspects of my experience during the 2017 terrorist attack, in which I lost my brother Martyn.” What do you associate with video games? Is it joy, action, immersion, …
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Behind Every Great One

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“Behind Every Great One” by Deconstructeam (Jordi de Paco, Fingerspit & Marina González). “Gabriel is a really driven succes[s]ful artist. Victorine doesn’t have any personal passions but supports Gabriel as a housewife. They love each other. Cook, …
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Ludum Dare 45: Some Excavated Wounds

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“Some Excavated Wounds” by Sand Gardeners (Sam Machell & Zephyr Raine) & Marc Loths. “Devon, England, is a root site of deep cultural trauma; the legacy of colonialism, slavery, and the systematic exploitation of workers and the …
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Bitsy Jam (Dinosaur): Denierosaurs

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“Denierosaurs” by Sabine Harrer & glassdevil. “A Bitsy game about dinosaurs, fish, and the end of the world.” The serious Bitsy game “Denierosaurs” uses an obvious metapher to shine a light on the climate crisis we are going through. …
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