A downloadable blob of feelings
What was I trying to make here?
Boa Retina is a game that dives deep into messy gender uncertainty. It is an uncomfortable blend of abstract golden-age arcade design, retro computer aesthetic, the unhealthy ways my gender feelings manifested before coming out, and external conflicts from things trying to keep life in order. It is a story of breaking free…
Boa Retina is being developed as part of the Juegos Rancheros Arcade of Anything residency program. A physical, multi-device version of the game will be presented at an exhibition on June 18th, 2017, with the digital version releasing publicly on June 30th.
Content Warning: Transphobia and emotional/physical abuse.