You've gotten comfortable in your city and your day to day work writing, living from deadline to deadline. Until one night a mysterious
The mob has cut out your tongue for snitching to the police. Now the police wants you to answer some questions about a recent murder.
"I'll Take Care Of It" follows a latina in a vague yet similar setting of violence and oppression. Accosted by immigration officers, she
A 2-player strategy board game that uses dog shock collars to electrocute the players as they attempt to claim safe territory within a sea
Sleeping Beauty is a twine-based interactive fiction with themes of choice and consent. It was written by Elisa Tersigni and coded by Chris
Our fifth annual noir-themed jam, set in the dead of winter. Come create a pulp game or four; something that darkly subverts political
This game was created for No Jam 2016 through Dames Making games. I wanted to make a game based on my experiences with PTSD and tell a
Prison Air is a simple, comical and fun game that involves launching inmates towards a Prison! Filled with slapstick humour and hilarious
Discover the dark expanses of the Whisper Dungeon in virtual reality! • Explore terrifying environments by looking around • Follow the
A collection of linear narrative vignettes created for the #RUINJAM game jam as an exploration of what is or is not a video game. The
You’ve just come to terms with your actions over the last few months. You are left alone in what once was a shared household, and
A short interactive fiction where your only goal is to get out of your own house. http://www.philome.la/dylan_m_cooney/no-time-to-chat
Sonic OC 7 is a Twine centred on a one on one interaction with a child's spirit trapped in a mid-1990s Macintosh computer. My first Twine
Created as part of the PICO-8 workshop as a test game. Run around a graveyard of a pizza's worst nightmare and dig up toppings while
A Point and Click in which you have been infected with a fungal virus of some sort and the internet tells you how to cure it. By collecting
A Pico-8 game created during Dread Jam 2015! In this puzzle maze you play as a lil' murderess who needs to collect guts and escape the
One Night in a Haunted House is a horror game made in Twine about trying to make it through a night of insomnia. What will you do to pass
Routine examines a week in the life of someone with ADHD and the emotional and memory-based up and downs typical to the experience.
In the first installment of the Indigenous Routes Collective and Dames Making Games collaboration, Indigicade, a group of six indigenous
Intergalactic Diving Squad is a collaborative dating sim made for May 2015's Gym Jam. It's set 400 years into the future, where after a long
In this wacky adaptation of hungry hungry hippos, 4 players must battle it out in the given timeframe to kick, push & shove as many acorns
Trackoons is an 8-person local multiplayer game, where you play as raccoons facing off in a Hurdles race in downtown Toronto. There's a
Beluga Luge is a cooperative two player racing game where both players navigate a two-Beluga luge down a luge track while collecting points
I Don't A See A Dog, Do You See A Dog is a game where two players have to lead each other's dogs through the dog shaped maze using the other
A memory based game with a synchronized swimming theme! The game can be played with 2 to 4 players who take turns entering a sequence
Skin Tight Bitch Fight is a cooperative twine game in which you play as the booker pitting tough lady wrestlers against one another and work
You're at war! March your brave rabbits off to fight for victory in this 2-player action real-time strategy game. How to play: -Press
Made during TOJam Tentacular! This side-scroller features a lone dinosaur that lives in a desolate world. She finds herself ingesting a
An endless-runner where you move platforms horizontally and vertically to help a little carton of milk run through somebody's digestive
Only Human is an interactive physical game that takes place in a dystopian future. The participant is tasked with solving the block puzzle
A horror, sci-fi fairy tale about feeling empty. Say When is a game that interrogates the ways we attempt to modify our bodies in an
#DontKillYourDate is a playable demo dating-sim game straight out of a classic film noir ... that throws robots at it! Struggle through the
The LADIE is an interactive fiction game written and coded by Elisa Tersigni and Chris J. Young during DMG’s Feb Fatale: “Killer
Have you ever been afraid to walk home alone late at night? Do you hold your keys between your fingers in pre-emptive self-defence? The
A surreal text-based game about the unsettling experience of being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Trigger warnings for
My first game, a very broken Twine, meant to simulate what it can be like for a person with an anxiety disorder, made at Feb Fatale (2013).
Have you used other gamemaking tools but want to learn how to use Unity? Brand-new to gamemaking and want to try out a popular engine? This
HALLOWEEN SPOOKCADE: A Halloween party and spooky video game arcade Play horror-themed video games by local game developers and studios
The player enters a classic Russian dinner party. They must endure the entire length of the party while keeping up with all the expected
Similar to the classic card game "Memory" but with a twist. You are in the wilderness with limited tools, trying to survive by gathering or
Embark on a magical adventure to meet up with your favourite cutie and enjoy fabulous treats of a creamy ice based nature.
Gather hallowe'en candy for Satan by stashing it in your pumpkin - but watch out for those jerk teenagers! Drawn in watercolours,
Electrohorse Derby is a story-driven action/adventure-RPG game, characterized by fast-paced, timing-based mechanics; interactive
Suit up to join a crazy adventure to help get Rez home. Join Rez into deep and dark mysteries of Space on his one way trip to adventure and
New Game Makers is an ongoing series of hands-on workshops that introduce the principles and practice of game-making. With an emphasis on
Ten women created small games over four weeks, with weekly guided work sessions and game-making workshops.
Sext Adventure is a texting game written by Kara Stone, and developed by Nadine Lessio on the engine txtr. Inspired by artificial emergent
Parts to Remember is a game (interactive video?) make using iV engine and found footage. Explore a woman's body and the memories each part
Cyborg Goddess is a cost-benefit analysis of two common archetypes available for women. Inspired by Jasbir Puar's critique of Donna Haraway
Created for the DMG Julivewire Hardware Game Jam, KNITTING SIMULATOR 2014 is a game that uses hand-made knitting needle controllers — made
Mother Nature has many daughters and a single son, Brother Nature. The game is about Brother Nature asking, Mother May I try your job, in
20 women made games during DMG Toronto's first-ever two-weekend game jam for new game makers, Nov. 10 - 18, 2012. No Jam was DMG
Muselings is a pet simulator for the iPhone wherein the player summons the spirit of a book, and trains it to become a proper Museling which
PiD is a platformer in which a Princess fights to escape the tower that she has been locked in, fighting her way past enemies and obstacles
**//Spy Jammer** explores spatialized interpretations of internet locations and the two-way mirrors that exist there. Focusing on the
This is a game about holding each other back in identity-based communities, that entail differences and power dynamics within. The game is
WINGMAN is a traditional platformer based on the misadventures that ensue when your friend drags you out to the bar. As you meet new people
Through activities like daily affirmations, sessions with a therapist, taking deep breaths and discovering just how hard it is to quiet the
Team /dev/null (Tanner Rogalsky, Mladen Stambolija and Maggie McLean) was selected to participate in the first ever ROMJam...a game jam
Ten participants in our third long-form program gave up their beautiful summer 2013 evenings to dream up, design, and develop their first
Feminists in Games, funded by a Canadian SSHRC Grant is an endeavor created with the purpose of assembling an
Salsa Loco is a game I made using Game Maker 8 for Windows and my passion/obsession with mexican food. This game was created as part of
There Are Monsters Under Your Bed is my second Twine. It is a text-based, RPG-esque escape-the-room game. You must train yourself, battle
What do writerly videogames look like? Come check out our showcase and play 20+ examples. Sometimes they’re mostly text on a screen,
PIPE TROUBLE takes a clever new spin on an old arcade classic and uses over-the-top satire to draw awareness and prompt larger mainstream
Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before is my first ever Twine. It is an interactive horror and mostly true memoir. It is about the
Penalties is an escape-the-room horror game where the protagonist wakes up in an unknown place with their mouth wired shut, and must find a
A point-and-click adventure game that starts in Newfoundland, and takes you to an inverted version of the island. Emily Butler, visiting
Guess Charades is a streamlined version of our first mobile game release, Charades for good. This game gives the player the opportunity to
This isn't your granny's ol' bingo board! Get ready to move your fingers across the board as you figure out which tune is playing. Each
A team of five students from Seneca created their final project for real-time deployment in UDK in five weeks' production time (Unreal
Currently in Early Production / Prototyping. Double Blind began at the Indiecade/Oculus VR Jam that ran from August 2nd to August 25th.
Currently in Pre-production. Project Babel is a game about a young woman finding her empowerment in a dense and foreign city, despite
A point and click adventure in the style of the Lucasarts/Sierra p&c's. A 5-10 minute demo sized game, exhibited at FanExpo 2013 at
A mobile game for Windows Phone. The princess tea party in the woods is interrupted by disgruntled bears who weren't invited! Princess
Hibiki must clean her room before time runs out! Collect all the garbage, recycling and laundry before mom comes over! A game made for
A visual novel with a unique (and potentially dangerous) game interface built by Nadine Lessio. Spend a tense evening with your boyfriend
When it was first discovered, arrayed across a series of mislabeled floppy disks in a forgotten basement storage box, they didn't know what
Icarus is a game with no flying in it. There is no combat, no scoreboards, and negligible (so far) puzzle-solving. I like to call it
A prototype for an interactive fiction engine for tablet devices. Point-and-click adventures meet text. Developed with Jim Munroe, Dann
You are a biologist trapped on a strange world full of fungal spores and full-grown mushrooms, armed only with an anti-spore cannon. Can you
Cecily, administrative coordinator for a major arts organization, dreams of something more... But she’s currently trapped at the
Two-to-four-player, turn-based cooperative adventure game with branching paths. A dark and foreboding style reminiscent of '70s sci-fi
Perform tasks at summer camp – such as gathering flowers while avoiding poison ivy – to earn your merit badges in this retro-inspired
Global Game Jam 2013 with Jonathan Remedios, Dan Cox, Jason Kaplan, Miguel Oses and Ryan Roth. January 2013.
iOS interactive children's story, by Thadeus Maximus Artworks and Hyper Happy Productions. February 2013.
I am designing a bilingual game that simulates policy-making in the federation with an optimal level of conflict: policy design, funding,
I have designed and developed multiple games over different languages. From Flash to C++, from Windows Phone to XNA and DirectX. Click on
I have designed and developed multiple games over different languages. From Flash to C++, from Windows Phone to XNA and DirectX. Click on
I made this game for DMG's February game jam, "Feb Fatale." In the game, you play a corporate type tasked with shredding
This was an early Difference Engine Initiative exercise and the genesis of Adeline's Elopement. It's a very simple maze game, where you are
I made this game for Spam Jam (which happened to take place on Oscar weekend in spring 2012). You're a minor celebrity at an awards show,
After Space Age Bachelor Man, I was approached by Praxis Theatre in 2011 to make a game for their play, Jesus Chrysler, which is about
I made this game to help promote the independent Canadian musical Ride the Cyclone (which I highly recommend). It features one of the
In this "Victorian stealth" game, Adeline must escape her house in order to elope with her lover. Stay out of sight of the
Music game based on the eternal struggle between the sadly overlooked Manatee and the over-hyped dolphin. Mostly a one-sided
Created for the Toronto Global Game Jam. Electric Boobaloo is a 70's Porn themed Tetris-like puzzle game created by our team, /dev/null.
The Getaway is my Feb Fatale jam game! I came up with the story for and helped design the game. I also created all the music. It's a Film
I did music and some sound for Nadine Lessio's excellent makey-makey controlled No Jam game, Squiddle.
Ride the beautiful leafy streets of Toronto, avoiding cabs, cube vans, and curb cuts while Ulocking everything in your path. Alex Leitch's
Avoid the happy Manatees and collect Dolphins to form the melody of a song - A rhythm game made for DMG's first incubator, JAMuary.
Katie Foster's amazing point n' click style adventure featuring the unique culture and landscape of Newfoundland.
A co-operative multiplayer game about decisions, death, the end of the world, the beginning of another... and space hamsters. Created by
Jeuxly was the second women-in-games incubator run by feminist organization DMG Toronto. The program ran for six weeks. Participants met
In August 2012 I developed and taught a week long game design camp with Girls Learning Code. Over 30 girls ranging age from 7 to 14 worked
Long Story is a game for teen girls. The objective of the game is to teach resilience and healthy intimacy to an increasingly vulnerable
Having It All is a game about a driven young career woman trying to "have it all" and stomping on all her chances of reproductive
Within the void’s shifting neon arena you’ll find no logic puzzles to mull through. Nor are the levels themselves your conquest.
I made a game making program with a game making program. It’s super simple, but it’s kind of neat to play around with.
Eye Pilot is a game that is controlled entirely with your eye and we built a helmet to hoist a webcam onto which tracks your eye
A project exhibited during Nuit Blanche 2011 to raise ALS Awareness. Drawing with Frames allowed you to draw with only your eyes.
In the Yawhg you play as 1 of 4 citizens of an unnamed fantasy village, living out your lives while the threat of the horrible, mysterious
The Vermin Throne is an experimental multiplayer story game for 4 to 10 players, playable in almost any web browser (on phones too!). You
I Get This Call Every Day is a personal tale of unwinnable realities. It is a telephone conversation made interactive in a point and click
When Valentine's Day came around, I wanted to make my wife something special. However, I'm not good with crafts or words; so I made her a
Made originally for Ludum Dare 21, and appearing in the 2012 IGF Pirate Kart, EscapeOut is the second game I've ever made. It's a brief
In the mundane recesses of Hell, one demon child is tasked with bringing about Armageddon. He lives with his mom. His name is Gary. He could