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Tag Archives: game of the day
Today’s game is Transitory, a beautiful little autobiographical piece by Kat Haché (co-author of previously-featured Misogyny Island). It’s a sweet reflection on the effect a single choice can have on your life–I recommend playing it twice. Thank you to Samantha … Continue reading
Merritt Kopas released a new Twine game today called Conversations With My Mother. It’s an affecting piece, strongly executed. Play it. Click here for more games of the day.
I’m not sure what happened or where it came from, but one minute I was browsing Twitter, and the next everyone in my feed was playing Candy Box, a quirky ASCII browser RPG by computer science student aniwey. Punk Arcade … Continue reading
There were a couple exciting game jams recently, and the resulting games are now available to play. First up is the Pulse Pouding Heart Stopping Game Jam, hosted by madam luna, which asked participants to make a “dating sim,” but … Continue reading
Porpentine has a new game! This one is about video games and feminism and sex. If you’re reading this, chances are you are into at least one of those things. So play it! If you have made or played an … Continue reading
Happy Dominique Pamplemousse day! Deirdra’s newest game, a claymation musical adventure, is now available for iPad and Windows/Mac. You can buy it here or on the app store. Feel free to discuss the game in the comments!
Today’s game, submitted by Samantha, is an experimental piece about how it feels to read enragingly awful internet comments, something I’m sure readers are highly familiar with (the game does contain examples of comments but nothing abusive or containing slurs). … Continue reading
Dysphoria City by Spanglypants is a game that seeks to give the player a small taste of what living with dysphoria is like. It asks players to choose the avatar that they feel represents them less and goes through an … Continue reading
Today’s game, written by Fred McCoy, Kat Haché, and TBH contributor Samantha Allen, is a satirical reality show (hosted by who else but Daniel Tosh) where you compete with other contestants for the title of Uber Misogynist. It’s hilarious in … Continue reading
Christine Love recently created this tragic text adventure Western in Twine. Yes, Twine! I’m really looking forward to seeing the ways this tool continues to evolve and enable creators to make more interesting stories like this one. You can read … Continue reading