Melbourne Queer Games Festival 2021



MQGF Games Showcase



Confession Center

Confession Center

Samm Jinks

Falling in love... at an anime convention!?

Weltschmerz

Weltschmerz

BáiYù

Two young trans men find themselves stuck together on a strange train.

I'm a love interest in my childhood friend's reverse harem!!!

I'm a love interest in my childhood friend's reverse harem!!!

Red Chan

A not-so-generic otome game with BL possibilities.

Were|House

Were|House

Madi Wander

Were|House is a comedic visual novel with dashes of romance, where protagonist Dori gets roped into working alongside three monstrous cuties during Halloween!

Winter

Winter

Elliot Herriman

WINTER is an interactive fiction about sex, trans insecurity, and a girl with a skull for a face.

Anxiety! In the Club

Anxiety! In the Club

Anthony O

A short game about anxiety and being stuck in places you'd rather not be.

Pebble Witch

Pebble Witch

Pete Foley

An rpg-ish, walking simulator-y, talking game.

Ascension: Transition and Silver

Ascension: Transition and Silver

Hayley-Isabella Cawley

Venture into The Zone - a dangerous and alien world. Follow the abrasive Doctor, the shy Scholar and sardonic Escort on their journey - though none of them will come out unscathed.

violeta

violeta

Gabrielle Serna

Be a cat, be cute, listen to your friends, and knock over some plants if you feel like it.

Deliver Us From Evil (DUFE)

Deliver Us From Evil (DUFE)

Crysil

Investigate humanity’s dark wishes and romance supernatural batchelors

A Message and an Advice.

A Message and an Advice.

TangledVirus

Say goodbye to someone you almost love.

The Life of Saint Fiona Bianco Xena

The Life of Saint Fiona Bianco Xena

Fantasia Malware

"he hotly disputed story of the fictitious saint’s life. Fiona is a kaleidoscopic vision of one woman seen through three rotating eyes, an illusion of separated light scattering in different directions.

(in)finite girl

(in)finite girl

Supercircuit

You meet a girl and reality shatters.

Arcadia Fallen

Arcadia Fallen

Daniel Svejstrup Christensen

Arcadia Fallen is an LGBTQ+ friendly roleplaying game where a non-binary character plays a central role in the plot

Moon Archer Shooting Stars

Moon Archer Shooting Stars

shino

The gatekeeper of an elevator to the moon meets day after day a girl without papers.

Pride or Prejudice

Pride or Prejudice

Sean

An interactive, queer, Visual Novel adapation of Pride and Prejudice.

Close to Nothing

Close to Nothing

Rhianna Newlove

Queer horror romance interactive fiction

for|rest

for|rest

Jes Klass

A first-person, 3D Unity game that explores complex grief, nature, and catharsis.

TOMBS: Toot on my balls skeleton

TOMBS: Toot on my balls skeleton

Cam Burke

A TTRPG where you both pretend to be skeletons who have forgotten what sex is, but who really want to have it anyway

LanVodis

LanVodis

Sraëka-Lillian

A treasure-hunting, navigation and dis/orientation game

I'm a side character in a BL story!

I'm a side character in a BL story!

Red Chan

Ever wondered what the side characters get up to in a BL story? Here's your chance to find out.

Cover Me In Leaves

Cover Me In Leaves

Elliot Herriman

An interactive fiction game about queerness and small towns.

The Dark Place

The Dark Place

Robin

A personal VN on anxiety, depression, and the value of others.

 湯圓 [tong jyun]

湯圓 [tong jyun]

kc

a little chat about cooking & culture.

TraceS

TraceS

Paulette

TraceS: Where our story hides is the first episode of a series of Bitsy games, which proposes to search for traces and archives of the fight against AIDS.

When You Meet Your Doppelganger on the Road, You Must Make Out With Them

When You Meet Your Doppelganger on the Road, You Must Make Out With Them

Mids Meinberg

A two-player game about meeting your doppelganger on the road and then making the decision about whether or not to make out with them.

boy's curse/boy's blessing

boy's curse/boy's blessing

nilson carroll

A desperate anti-dating sim, a shattered queer self-portrait, a shakily written list of every binary binding my body and ruining my heart.

Minotaur Hotel

Minotaur Hotel

MinoAnon

A gay romance visual novel where you meet the legendary minotaur and manage a magical hotel.

Video World

Video World

Jacob Leaney

Video World is a synth-pop halloween musical set in a 90s video store.

Sparkles & Gems

Sparkles & Gems

j a r s hooch

Sparkles & Gems is a unique take on the classic ball-and-paddle game, with wild power-ups, a fun and deep story, and many little treasures along the way!

Mizuchi 白蛇心傳

Mizuchi 白蛇心傳

Roxie

Mizuchi is a wlw a fantasy romance visual novel inspired by the Legend of the White Serpent and other multicultural myths.

The Hayseed Knight

The Hayseed Knight

Maxi Molina (SandraMJ)

Join a ragtag band of misfits as they piece together how Ader, a one-eyed farmboy with impossible dreams, becomes the kingdom's most celebrated knight in this gorgeous fully voice-acted VN.

Ghost Story

Ghost Story

Rhianna Newlove

Game about telling horror stories with with a specifcally early '00s approach to queerness

Starry Flowers

Starry Flowers

NomnomNami

two witch boys fall in love

A Good Game We Can Speak Of

A Good Game We Can Speak Of

Audre

You send your queer game to the game publisher "fantastic-pear". They'll accept it, only if you modify it a little.

Zen: A Gay Sequel

Zen: A Gay Sequel

Bob Conway

A stat-based, planner-focused gay dating sim set in college; also the sequel to Yearning: A Gay Story

The Morning Star

The Morning Star

S. Jean

Alec wakes up alone at a bus stop in the middle of nowhere; except he soon finds he's not as alone as he thought.

A Day of Maintenance

A Day of Maintenance

Peter Maringell

An open world truck-sim driving game with gay robots in it

co-open

co-open

rayzones & Yaffle

co-open is a slice of life adventure game, about a kid who is sent on their first independent grocery shopping run by their grandmother, that touches on supportive social systems and depicts casual queer representation.

Somewhere Better

Somewhere Better

TangledVirus

A road trip between a mage and some magical girls.

Yearning For Spring

Yearning For Spring

TundraFlame

A girl gets lost in blizzard during a hike, and meets someone who will change her life forever.

Ell's Kitchen

Ell's Kitchen

Red Chan

Cooking with lesbian youtubers

HITME

HITME

Xiri

Follow the story of Nam, Dei and Astra as they feel (hit, fumble, fuck) their way through the city of Santiago de Chile.

daria

daria

Bahiyya Khan

Daria is a game about a teenage girl that is addicted to going on to sex cam sites for validation, mostly from men.

Their Warmth

Their Warmth

Themoe

"Their Warmth is a bisexual and queer visual novel with a non-binary protagonist. It's a mystery with elements of romance.

userID

userID

Hua Chai

Log into the console and locate "userID."

Happy Pride

Happy Pride

Gamaturgie (creators: Axell and Paulette)

In a Pride, Alex enjoys the party, meeting people and talking with them, and creates a zine about Prides' history.

Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories

Emma Conner

Winter is the time for ghost stories. Spend your days walking through the woods to find offerings for the ghosts; spend your nights listening to stories of their lives.

Homing

Homing

Michelle Lega

A low-poly epistolary game where you navigate a messenger pigeon through a city.

A Twisted Place

A Twisted Place

Rhianna Newlove

Depressing horror with queer experiences

Dragon in the Road

Dragon in the Road

Mariken S.

A short story about being a sleeping dragon in the way of a hero.

Parcels and Pollen

Parcels and Pollen

littlerat

Be a rabbit. Sell flowers. Make friends!

Take a Piss Like a Woman

Take a Piss Like a Woman

Velvet

A trans woman and an ace man start talking while taking a piss.

What's your gender?

What's your gender?

radow

a non-eucledian labyrinth, exploring terms and concepts related to gender and identity

Parmesan

Parmesan

Laine Parent

an 8-bit story about a non-binary person being bullied for being who they are

An Un-epic story: The adventure of Enki and Tiny Freddie

An Un-epic story: The adventure of Enki and Tiny Freddie

Mariya

Enki and Freddie's contract was simple: defeat a nearby river monster. They knew tentacles would be an issue, but there are other complications too...

Cusfu Grapefruit Sun

Cusfu Grapefruit Sun

gg noni

tiny click-thru w moving pics, sounds, music