Care For Hecuba
A downloadable collection
This award-winning game is pay-what-you-want, even though it doesn't use the itch PWYW functionality! You can pay the $6 price tag (or tip), or you can scroll down and claim a free copy.
These games are born from caring about helpless tragic characters. Hecuba, Medea, Semele, Medusa-- these are monstrous, vulnerable women whose function in the story is to gravitate toward an inevitable death. By playing these games you are caring for them, because Euripides and his contemporaries are dead and somebody needs to.
These games borrow tools and expectations from poetry, but they're all "playable". You might interact with them by just reading, or by asking a friend to play them with you, or changing them to be "playable" in a way you like, or by saying "Hmm!" and moving on.
However you do it, I invite you to give these games, and the heroines in them, life.
200% of the money made from this game before January 1, 2021 went to the Marsha P. Johnson Foundation. 200% of the money made after that went / will go directly to Black trans folks' cashapps. (Don't worry-- this supplements a recurring donation, I'm not using you to write stuff off on my taxes or whatever.) Black lives matter, unconditionally.
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