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

    … on their game, which is due out in December, so if you want to give them $5 to try it out, you can at the appropriately-named WILL THERE BE A GLORIOUS CYBERDRUNK FUTURE FOR VISUAL NOVELS? We shall see. Here is Tom Cruise again. The previous S.EXE columns are here. PS: Anna Anthropy has just rereleased LESBIAN SPIDER-QUEENS OF MARS which has totally uncensored gratutitous barenaked tits and taxing one-handed arcade adventures, so if you’re hot for that sort of thing you can get it here. …

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

    … is spellbinding -October 7, 2014 7:14 PM Preview: IndieCade finalist Ice-Bound, an alternate reality interactive fiction game -October 7, 2014 10:15 AM Steam Pick: Metal Dead (Walk Thru Walls Studios) -October 7, 2014 9:45 AM Kickstarter Pick: do battle via touch screen in Combo Queen -October 6, 2014 7:15 PM Trailer Roundup: A trans woman assassin, lots… 1 readers -
  • Horror Pick: Neverending Nightmares (Infinitap Games)

    … 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 Dual-character action…

    Konstantinos Dimopoulos/ 5 readers -

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

    … Recent Posts Free keys for Gunhound EX, Explodemon, A Wizard's Lizard -October 3, 2014 2:35 PM Legena: Union Tides Kickstarter, round 2 -October 3, 2014 9:00 AM Pier Solar and the Great Architects now available on everything -October 3, 2014 4:30 AM For Each Our Roads of Winter is stunning, mysterious, and now on Steam Greenlight -October 2… 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… 3 readers -