Professor Angela Washko’s “Mother, Player” Chosen as Official Selection of IndieCade 2023

Posted on October 19, 2023

Professor Angela Washko‘s latest game, “Mother, Player” was selected as an official selection of IndieCade 2023, the online festival dedicated to independent game development. “Mother, Player” is also a finalist for the Visual Design Spotlight Award.

“Mother, Player” is an experimental narrative video game featuring pregnancy and early parenthood stories from artists during the global pandemic. Set within a backdrop of the tense 2020 United States election and a terrifying new international health crisis, players explore the maternal healthcare industry and parenting culture as a burnt out pansexual artist who has decided to have a child despite an increasingly discouraging geopolitical climate that deprioritizes and devalues care.

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