Digital Diversity: EXTREME MEATPUNKS FOREVER

Content warnings: EXTREME MEATPUNKS FOREVER contains: body horror, self harm mention, suicidal ideation, racially charged violence (i try to keep it light but it IS a game about killing neonazis), alcohol, abuse mention, gender dysphoria, loss of bodily autonomy, apocalyptic ideation. Most of these subjects don’t come up in the interview, just making sure you’re…

Digital Diversity – Hardcoded (Explicit)

Content Warning: The below interview contains sexual & kink references, imagery and pixel art nudity. As such only continue if you are of adult age. Preface: I’ve been wanting to review the below game, Hardcoded,¬†for a while now but haven’t been able to adequately put into words how I feel about how the games industry…

Hacking Out Of Binary: 5 Month HRTiversary

Date: 14th October Subject: 30yo (for 10 more days), non-binary Event: 5 Month HRTiversary (Content warning: Below blog contains references to hormones, transition, and a boob pic) Five months goes by so fast when your body is rebuilding itself constantly. I was going to wait until the six month mark to make this post but…

Digital Diversity: Shrinking Pains

Content Warning: this interview contains references to eating disorders and mental health/illness Jamie: Today I am talking to Gabriella (Ella) Lowgren about their visual novel Shrinking Pains. A narrative game created during Global Game Jam exploring anorexia from a semi-autobiographical perspective. Ella, please tell me about yourself and describe Shrinking Pains in your own words….

Digital Diversity: Secret Little Haven

Secret Little Haven is a game about old computers, community, creativity, fandom, gender, and the internet. Nostalgia and anime, gender and communication, fandom and community, Secret Little Haven isn’t just a game, it’s a dive into an almost-real other world of innocent passions and growing up trans. Built around a fictional operating system adorably familiar…

Hacking Out Of Binary: Flesh-Melding Update

Date: 14th July, 2018 Subject: 30yo, non-binary Event: Flesh-Melding Update (note: This was supposed to go up yesterday but I was too tired to move. So…. deal with it.) Two months on HRT and things are starting to ramp up; it feels like my body is under the ministrations of some flesh-melder, slowly tweaking things…

Digital Diversity: Keep It Together

Gosh, what is there to say about Keep It Together that I haven’t gushed about before? In June 2017 I first got to experience Fenreliania’s unique game of social interaction and the anxiety that it can bring at GX Australia. Since then the game has only gotten better and my pleasure playing it has gotten…