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.
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    • Dys4ia by Anna Anthropy finds a new home on itch.io

      This week, Anna Anthropy released her autobiographical game Dys4ia on itch.io. You can purchase it for Windows or Mac for $5 USD, or donate more if you wish. Dys4ia is a short, reflective collection of mini-games based on Anthropy's experiences starting hormone replacement therapy, each sequence a glimpse into different moments, decision ...

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    • The RPS Bargain Bucket: Good Causes

      By Cassandra Khaw on December 6th, 2014 at 12:00 pm. Pickings feel somewhat slim right after Black Friday. But, in case you weren’t able to spend some moolah then, here’s a bucket of deals for you today. (Have an old picture. I’m stuck outside without my bucket.) The Big Stuff Nuuvem: Oh, Nuuvem.

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  • #GamerGate: Ben Kuchera And The Life And Nepotism Of Game Journo Pros

    … for covering live-in roommate and personal acquaintance Anna Anthropy on several occasions, as highlighted in a very detailed and thorough account on Talking Ship. Grayson’s indiscretions are far more serious, having been noted to have close ties to Zoe Quinn since being noted in the special thanks section of Depression Quest while also having…

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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…

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  • S.EXE: VA-11 HALL-A

    … frameworks. But there is evolution going on. Christine Love’s visual novels (which I really should write about, though RPS cover her work enthusiastically) tend to concern the voyeuristic ‘uncovering’ of elicit relationships that are already ongoing, which is much more exciting to experience than the traditional ‘seek out and chat for ages until they like…

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  • 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…

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  • Horror Pick: Neverending Nightmares (Infinitap Games)

    … Let's Play Cosmonautica, a space trading game with elements of The Sims -September 29, 2014 5:47 AM Kickstarter Pick: No Pineapple Left Behind (Subaltern Games) -September 29, 2014 3:00 AM Kickstarter Pick: hunt and cook magically in Battle Chef Brigade -September 26, 2014 8:18 PM You can now play NaissanceE with the Oculus Rift -September 26…

    Konstantinos Dimopoulos/ IndieGames.com- 5 readers -
  • Free keys for Gunhound EX, Explodemon, A Wizard's Lizard

    …, a space trading game with elements of The Sims -September 29, 2014 5:47 AM Kickstarter Pick: No Pineapple Left Behind (Subaltern Games) -September 29, 2014 3:00 AM Kickstarter Pick: hunt and cook magically in Battle Chef Brigade -September 26, 2014 8:18 PM You can now play NaissanceE with the Oculus Rift -September 26, 2014 5:23 PM Crawl receives…

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