Anna Anthropy

Anna Anthropy is an American video game designer. She has developed a number of freeware games including Mighty Jill Off, REDDER, and Lesbian Spider Queens of Mars, and is a co-founder and associate editor of The Gamer's Quarter. Her games explore the relationship between sadism and game design; Anthropy's games challenge players' expectations of what the developer should create and how the player should be reprimanded for errors. Anna Anthropy is a trans woman.
Posts about Anna Anthropy
    • #GamerGate: Ben Kuchera And The Life And Nepotism Of Game Journo Pros

      One of the biggest issues that a lot of gamers have with the current landscape of the video game journalism ring (though, some would prefer we call it the “video game advertorialism” ring) is the lack of transparency, disclosure and honesty. In fact, #GamerGate exists explicitly because of the unprofessional impropriety by select journalists who opted to run damage control in ...

      William Usher/ One Angry Gamer- 5 readers -
    • The Sunday Papers

      Characters make choices which they cannot take back. The question is: how do you show it visually? Here’s one solution from Snowpiercer. Warning: SPOILS ENTIRE FILM. For educational purposes only. You can support the ...

      Graham Smith/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 2 readers -
  • Spelunky’s Creator Is Writing A Book About Spelunky

    … part of the blurb about the Spelunky book Spelunky book there’s a Spelunky book I want to read it: But how is a “perfect” game made? This time, Boss Fight is going straight to the source. Spelunky the book is our first autobiographical game development history: the story of a game’s creation as told by its creator. Spelunky is a game design manifesto…

    Graham Smith/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 2 readers -


  • S.EXE: VA-11 HALL-A

    … games.” VA-11 HALL-A is an as yet unreleased visual novel bartend-em-up for one player, whereby you work in a cyberpunk bar chatting to petulant droids, pissed off veterinarians, bubbly sex workers and overtly racist cybercorgis. Sukeban Games have only made a preview build so far, and I’ve been playing it over and over to see if I like the idea…

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 6 readers -
  • Horror Pick: Silence of the Sleep (Jesse Makkonen)

    … is stunning, mysterious, and now on Steam Greenlight -October 2, 2014 9:41 PM Freeware Pick: In Magurodon, fish eat you -October 2, 2014 9:30 AM Kickstarter Pick: H.P. Lovecraft's The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (Senscape) -October 2, 2014 2:30 AM Lesbian Spider-Queens of Mars (Anna Anthropy) released, uncensored, for desktop -October 1, 2014 8:15 PM…

    IndieGames.com- 1 readers -
  • Horror Pick: Neverending Nightmares (Infinitap Games)

    …, 2014 5:23 PM Crawl receives loaded first update on Steam Early Access -September 26, 2014 4:54 PM Let's Play Reprisal Universe, a Populous-inspired god game -September 26, 2014 4:29 AM iOS Pick: Down Among the Dead Men (inkle) -September 26, 2014 2:00 AM StudioBento seeks funding for documentary GameLoading: Rise of the Indies -September 25…

    Konstantinos Dimopoulos/ IndieGames.com- 5 readers -


  • Free keys for Gunhound EX, Explodemon, A Wizard's Lizard

    … loaded first update on Steam Early Access -September 26, 2014 4:54 PM Let's Play Reprisal Universe, a Populous-inspired god game -September 26, 2014 4:29 AM iOS Pick: Down Among the Dead Men (inkle) -September 26, 2014 2:00 AM StudioBento seeks funding for documentary GameLoading: Rise of the Indies -September 25, 2014 9:00 AM Early Access Pick…

    IndieGames.com- 11 readers -
  • Lesbian Spider-Queens of Mars (Anna Anthropy) released, uncensored, for desktop

    … Today, Anna Anthropy released the original, uncensored version of Lesbian Spider-Queens of Mars, a Wizard of Wor inspired arcade game where you guide a half-arachnid space dominatrix through her palace, trying to recapture her escaped harem. We covered this game when it was first released on Adult Swim back in 2011. The free, browser-based…

    IndieGames.com- 2 readers -