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August 19, 2022

This month’s theme is IMPACT GAMES! We’ll be playing meaningful submissions from our community (with the devs in attendance!) and other indie favorites with messages that extend beyond the screen. Come play games, hang out, and meet friends.

Batch has beer on tap, an espresso bar, several coolers of other boozy and non-alcoholic drink options, maybe kolaches (until sold out), and Feisty Bites Vietnamese food truck.

Games Y'all presents, Games for impact.

Spirit of Uku: One Frog Can Make a Difference.

A short meditation on climate change, planetary cycles, and the wonder that is existence on this planet, through the lens of a red-eyed tree frog's life cycle.

By Patrick Knisely


Gender Dysphoria

A short 20 minute non-linear narrative game about negative experiences after coming out as transgender.

By Exodrifter


Time Bandit

Time Bandit is an idle adventure game where everything you do takes time. By coming back to the game periodically, you are invited to make as much or as little progress as you like, to make playing it a kind of habit or meaningful ritual, to welcome addictive gameplay loops or explore how to break them. It tells a story of how our time doesn’t belong to us — and how we can take it back.

By Joel Jordon


Bible Study

In her Welcome to my Homepage projects, Elexus Pettigrew scratches at her relationship to Christianity and reflects on growing up as a closeted, Black, daughter of a preacher. When making the collage This Is America, she questioned if Black church is becoming more modern or returning to stereotypes of what Black congregants are supposed to be. For the video Bible Study, Pettigrew turned against her programming to not deface the bible, and instead followed a childhood urge to express herself on the pages.

By Elexus Pettigrew

Welcome to my Homepage is an international online residency program run by IRL @ The Museum of Human Achievement that offers artists a low-stakes opportunity to explore the web as a site for creative production, and encourages appreciation and conversation among visitors.


Card Shark

Card Shark is an adventure game full of cunning, intrigue, and delectable deceit. Enter a world where you’ll need to play your opponents better than you play your cards.

By Nerial

♣️ Card Shark


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