Upcoming Serious Game ‘Choice: Texas’ | The Indie Game Magazine - Indie Game Reviews, Previews, News

The upcoming indie game Choice: Texas is a very serious game, according to Indie Game Magazine's Meg Stivison. This project is an interactive fiction game discussing accessing to legal abortions in Texas. Like the successful serious game 'DepressionQuest', 'Choice: Texas' will use a browser-based IF gameplay medium to engage the player in a storyline with a message. Choice: Texas, developed and designed by Carly Kocurek and Allyson Whipple, uses careful research into Texas legal regulations and demographics to create fictional characters. These characters encounter realistic situations, financial and geographic limitations, as well as personal choices and goals. By asking players to take on the role of one of these women, the developer invite players to consider the situation Texas woman might encounter, and asks the players for empathy and understanding.

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