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…

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…

Digital Diversity: Escape From Pleasure Planet

Escape From Pleasure PlanetĀ is a glorious return to the hilarious and obscure adventure games of old, this time with stunning layers of gay culture. As Captain Tycho your mission is to traverse the galaxy in search of handsome-yet-dangerous criminals. Today’s dangerous mission: to arrest the dastardly criminal Maximillius Brutus. This rainbow warrior is going down…

Digital Diversity: All Walls Must Fall

  Location: Berlin Date: November 2089 – The Cold War Technology allowing the manipulation of time has resulted in the Cold War never ending; with each move to bring it to some kind of conclusion endlessly countered and preventing a break in the stalemate. The people have lived for decades in the knowledge that the…

Digital Diversity: Rainbow Cafe

In the great cafe of life our experiences count for a lot. In this space we mingle, enjoy the company of others and learn from their wisdom and life lessons. In the Rainbow Cafe things are more specific. Alayna M Cole and Dakoda Barker have created a space where we get to talk to others…

Digital Diversity: Nadia Nova

Seducing an awkward Dragon? Returning lost plantlings to their family? Making breakfast for your partner? Cleaning a messy bedroom? Developing relationships? These are all elements in amazing short games developed by Nadia Nova. Games that heavily represent trans issues, romance and downright adorableness. Creating experiences that are heavily based on context and emotion Nadia is…

Digital Diversity: That Boy Is A Monstr

Dating can be tough, and being trans in a too-often ignorant world can be really tough. Coming out to your date as trans…well that can be a challenge too difficult to put into words. Unless you’re Sav Ferguson. Then you create That Boy Is A Monstr; a narrative text-based game about a trans man’s experiences…