If you’ve been having fun with RPS’ Magic Week – our two-week endeavour to highlight magical indies – you would possibly benefit from the Trans Witches Are Witches bundle, which is unrelated to Magic Week, however has the identical spirit. The bundle is a set of 69 games, music, zines, and different artistic oddities of the magical selection. Everything has been made by LGBTQ+ creators and all of the proceeds might be break up between the featured groups. So far, the bundle has handed a whopping $90,000 (or £74,000) in gross sales, with over per week left to go.
The bundle has a bit of one thing for everybody with top-down RPGs, board games, visible novels, and simply usually bizarre thingamabobs. Lots of the featured games look fascinating, though just a few, particularly, caught my eye.
Do I Pass? is likely one of the featured visible novels that follows a trans lady with nervousness about whether or not or not she ‘passes’ as feminine. She’s quickly in a position to remodel right into a ghost – the basic white sheets form – to peek into others’ minds and discover out what they’re pondering. Queer individuals have a special relationship with public areas, and I’m excited to see a game sort out the topic.
SkateFPS is one other bundled game that struck me. It’s a witchy shooter the place you struggle papercraft monsters together with your ET-esque pointed finger and purple-painted nails. Alas, I can’t provide you with extra information for the reason that game’s description is in Spanish, and I solely have an off-the-cuff, Duolingo stage of Spanish comprehension. In different phrases, no hablo español. There’s additionally a lot of quirky homosexual courting sims, alongside different cool stuff that you just would possibly like.
The Trans Witches Are Witches bundle is offered on itch.io for $60 till February twenty fourth. There’s additionally a smaller $10 edition, and a lot of the games can be found for particular person buy, too.