Here are a selection of queer games our jury really liked this year.
A Clever Label
This VR experience allows you to follow the money and untangle the web of anti-equality lobbyists!
U.S. Route 160
A runaway bride is forced to confront the demons of her dangerously religious hometown and considers what - and who - she left behind.
Sol Martínez-Solé, SpitefulFox, avyary
A short dream about returning to your home and making space for better things.
A bovine's journey in a land unexplored.
Benjamilian Swithen, Cow Children Games
A colourful adventure about Sheepy, one of the first sheep to go to a human university
Be a gay witch, have a nice day in town, draw runes to cast spells, and fall in love with your best friend in this visual novel/rpg.
TAIPEI METRO QUEST
Dri Chiu Tattersfield
A short narrative game about time-traveling home.
Cathy Trang and Sean Wejebe
You're in heaven! Time to reconnect with your boyfriend.
Cerise & the Vivica's Heart Team
A dark fairytale visual novel, with timeloops, secrets and sapphic witches.
As We Know It
Jaime Scribbles Games
In a future where the surface is scorched by the sun, can you save your new underground home in this heavily-branching romance and life-sim visual novel?
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A joyful, strange experience in which a middle-aged queer man toddles around an island attempting to re-furnish his empty house.
Queer and Chill
A spicy and challenging puzzle full of pride flags, and lots of diversity.
Jamie Kaiju Marriage
A queer pulp fiction tale of giant monsters in a world rebuilt in humanity's image, for better or worse.
He Fucked The Girl Out of Me
A game about trauma.
talking to my dad
A game about being on a drive with your dad and having a conversation.
Body of Mine
An interactive VR exploration of gender dysphoria, trans identity, and our relationship with our bodies through dance, animation, and interactive storytelling.
Quinn K., Kitet
A non-binary shut-in is faced with a flock of murderous birds that tests the limits of their agency.
Mortally Moonstruck Games
Grow a mushroom from a spore to a fine young woman.
Marcus Comes Out Online
figure out transition and social media at the same time
How to turn a wrong number into a free movie date.
Mason Sabharwal, Zach Northrop, Melody X Wang, Jake Wylykanowitz, Ashley Ware
Curtain Call is a visual novel about (literally) breaking through our social masks to form meaningful connections with new and engaging personalities.
For Her Lady's Hand
Lynne M. Meyer
A sapphic duet Caltrop Core TTRPG about risking everything for your happily-ever-after.
Social Moth Dev Team
A charmingly beautiful narrative platformer where you play as Aletris, a socially anxious moth trying to find their place in a daunting world!