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Feature: wordy rub 'n' tug

S.EXE: Snowblind Aces

Ah, mes cheries. This week's S.EXE is a romantic tale of two hot-shots in a clinch. It's hard to find well-written romance in games, but it's also hard to find dialogue that's naturalistic or flowing... Unless you go to the tenderly-kept gardens of the Interactive Fiction forums, where, somewhat ignored by Gamers At Large, the wordsmiths of choice and nuance solder their delicate meanings together,…

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Feature: Positive Space

S.EXE: Merritt Kopas On Porn, Pain, And Power

This week's S.EXE entry is an interview with a person who speaks and writes regularly about sex in games and who has made games about relationships along the way. I first became aware of the multimedia artist & game designer Merritt Kopas through her shrewd skewering of games on the website Nightmare Mode, for which I was also writing at the time. The website has…

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Feature: Things That You Can Win

S.EXE: Increpare’s Striptease (NSFW)

Today's sex and/or relationship game is Increpare's puzzle game Striptease. I'd like to point out that this game, though it might seem from its title to be lighthearted titillation, contains depictions of violence against women and addresses issues of sexual assault. If this might trigger or distress you in any way, I'd recommend to take care in reading this, and consider whether playing this game…

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Feature: A Digital Romance

S.EXE: Auriea Harvey & Michaël Samyn

Many of Tale of Tales' games have erotic undertones, and you might begin to wonder exactly why that is. You remember I wrote about Tale of Tales' FATALE earlier in this column, of course. And after winning the Nuovo Award for Luxuria Superbia at the IGF Awards a few weeks ago, Auriea Harvey & Michaël Samyn explained in their acceptance speech that they did a…

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Feature: Smash Together

S.EXE: Teen Girl Squad

No, not the beloved Homestar Runner animation, this fortnight it's a celebration of teenage girls and their sexual agency being front and centre of the narrative! "Hey Cara," I might hear you say, "I have never heard of a game that even gave the tiniest crap about teenage girls' libidos!" Well, I'd say, you've clearly never been near the Otome genre, or a copy of…

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Feature: Gush with love

S.EXE: OutRun 2006

The sound of the sea on the menu of the classic arcade racer OutRun 2006 is drifting through Tim Rogers’ Oakland apartment. For whatever reason I find myself in the ex-Grasshopper Manufacture designer’s house, and this guy is making a game, ‘Videoball’, that demands that the voice actor on his new game sound like she comes from OutRun 2006. So I am playing OutRun 2006.…

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Feature: Schlongs of Skyrim

S.EXE: Hot Mods (NSFW)

This week I have been inspired in my work for this column by the magnificent website Critique My Dick Pic, which attempts to rate the erotic quality of dick pics with 100% no size shaming. I enjoy that website because for some reason dicks, especially erect dicks, are conspicuously absent from our media, including videogames, and I think a good dick pic can certainly be…

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Feature: You've Got The Look

S.EXE: Tale of Tales’ FATALE (NSFW)

Shakespeare's Helena once said 'Love don't cost a thing'... Hang on, that wasn't it. She said, 'Love in an elevator, living it up when you're going down...' No, that can't be right. That is somewhat anachronistic. No, it was 'Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind. And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.' But what about desire? What about lust? Isn't lust…

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Feature: Graham said I could name the column this

S.EXE: Ute by Lea Schönfelder (NSFW)

S.EXE is a new monthly column written by Cara Ellison which explores sex and relationship games. The column is published on the third Friday of every month and, like Cara herself, is NSFW. Rhythm, thrills and bodies are all things games are good at, so where’s the goods my friends, readers, players? Where’s the junk all up inside that trunk? Wherefore does the mainstream ignore…

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