The first known LGBTQ video game has been recovered by archivists and made available for free online!
Tagged: social themes
Muriel Tramis’s slave rebellion strategy game confronts history with a cathartic rage never encountered in games – and it came out in the 80s.
The throwback environmentalism in Green makes a cute political cartoon but a very vague strategy game.
MissionForce: CyberStorm‘s complex strategic gameplay underscores a dark narrative about the invasive, soulless logic of endless war.
In one of her first English interviews, Martinican developer Muriel Tramis talks about her career in games at Coktel Vision, the things that inspired her to make (and remake) Méwilo, and that one time she worked in the weapons industry.
Real World’s multimedia art collage uses its fragmentation to reveal anxieties about relationships and social behavior, an inventiveness that outpaces the parts dedicated to Peter Gabriel’s music.
A product of Maxis’s former business simulation division, SimHealth embodies the potential and danger of using games as educational tools for public policy and debate.
Everything has a visible cost in SimIsle, a tropical simulation game about the dynamics between industry, labor, and ecology. What does it mean that it contradicts its own environmentalist message?