Feminism & Consent


February 11 2018


Freshman Year


Freshman Year, Nina Freeman
ninasays.so/freshmanyear

Freshman Year is a vignette game about an ordinary night in the life a college freshman named Nina. Nina’s best friend Jenna invites her to meet up at a local bar with some classmates. Jenna is sort of flaky though, so Nina has to navigate the party by herself.
Content Warning - Abuse

Hair Nah


Hair Nah, Momo Pixel
hairnah.com

A travel game about a black woman who is tired of people touching her hair without permission all the time.

Magical Girl Disorder


Magical Girl Disorder, Gabrielle Barboteau, Julie Robert, Camille Giraudeau, Julien Laguerre
jane-dove.itch.io/magical-girl-disorder

Talk to your team of magical girls and encourage them to fight in order to save the world. The game explores intersectionality and the difficulties of working together as a group despite our differences. There are no easy answers in this game, and the consequences for failure are high.
Content Warnings - Racism, verbal violence, graphic descriptions

Mainichi


Mainichi, Mattie Brice
mattiebrice.com/mainichi

A game portraying the day-to-day life of the creator, based on her experiences as a multi-racial, trans woman. The game is intended as an experiment and commentary on the exclusion of minority voices and the hyper-personal in games.

SOLA


SOLA, Augustina Isidori, Etienne Brunelle-Leclerc
aisidori.com/sola

SOLA is a game that represents the climate of tension, discomfort and fear that we experience while walking in cities where violence is embedded in our everyday life.
Content Warning - Street harrassment

Curtain


Curtain, DREAMFEEL
dreamfeel.itch.io/curtain

Curtain is an interactive first-person narrative about Kaci & Ally, two queer women in a Glasgow punk band, which gives you a first hand experience of their destructive relationship. Players embody Ally coming home to their apartment after a successful gig as Kaci, your partner, watches and comments on every thought and action, creating an overwhelming, stifling atmosphere.

Gender Quest


Gender Quest, Gabrielle Bouchard
genderadvocacy.com/genderquest.html

Trans life in Quebec is no joke. Between navigating dysphoria and a labyrinthine healthcare system, many trans people struggle to get their needs met. Chrissy, Lee and Amiyah are trans people in Montreal trying to figure it all out.

Am I Part of the Problem?


Am I Part of the Problem?, Elizabeth Sampat
elizabethsampat.itch.io/am-i-part-of-the-problem

Did you hurt someone? Are you having trouble coming to terms with it? Are you unsure what to do next? Am I Part of the Problem? will walk you through what you did, how and when to apologize, and most importantly, how to make amends.

Perfect Woman


Perfect Woman, Peter Lu & Lea Schönfelder
perfectwomangame.com

Perfect Woman is a game inspired by the ubiquitous personality questionnaires featured in women’s magazines and the female roles they define. (…) These can not possibly characterize the depth and complexity of a woman’s life.
The game is played with a motion sensor controller and asks the players to perform the different roles physically.