Official Selection: Code Liberation x BFI Popup Games Exhibition 2018
Edge of Healing
Role: Narrative Designer, Writer, Voice Actor
Edge of Healing is a short, experimental environment storytelling game that uses the virtual environment to simulate the practice of Restorative Justice in ways that illustrate the experience of the participants while also imagining speculative futures for the designs and functions of spaces that Restorative Justice can take place in. By Temitope Olujobi and Emperatriz Ung.
Official Selection: Different Games 2018
Here's How It Happened
Role: Designer, Rules Writer
Here's How It Happened is a social, storytelling card game in which a group of friends have been accused of murder! Tell the most convincing cover up story to prove yourself innocent by any means necessary, even if it means throwing your friends under the bus! But you would never ACTUALLY throw someone under a bus, because you're not a murderer..... right? By Avery Holmes, Emperatriz Ung, Francesca Carletto-Leon, and Temitope Olujobi. Learn more here.
Official Selection: Game Developers of Color Expo 2018. PixelPop Festival 2018 Select.
What Should I Be?
Poetry game about gender and sexuality made in P5.play. Use the mouse to reveal more of the poem.
Written and created by Emperatriz Ung. Special thanks to Poe Sriwatanathamma and Corey Bertelsen for help with art and music.
A six player tabletop game, where players struggle to survive as a Kraken chases after their ship. Players move around the deck risking safety for more gold. The surviving player with the most gold wins! Made by Amanda Siswojo, Avery Holmes, Emperatriz Ung, and Xin Hu.
As the Light Changes
As the Light Changes: an interactive poetry project by Emperatriz Ung made in Unity about hysteria and postpartum depression based on Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper.”
Images from Library of Congress archives, Brooklyn Museum archives, and Clipart Library. Music by Udo Vismann.