With Those We Love Alive


USA 2014

DEVELOPED BY: Porpentine Charity Heartscape & Brenda Neotenomie
PUBLISHED BY: Porpentine Charity Heartscape & Brenda Neotenomie

In Porpentine’s slimy world, there is only one thing to life – to please an alien empress. Those who defy her regime are hunted down, while members of her court literally turn their blood and tears into artifacts for their queen. And no one asks a single question: why? “With Those We Love Alive” is a text game which stays with you a little longer. Not only thanks to the way it diagnoses contemporary society, but also physically – it requires players to forge an intimate relationship with the game by drawing over their bodies in specific moments.

Porpentine Charity Heartscape & Brenda Neotenomie

Porpentine is a fem organism making text-based games in Twine. She’s won the XYZZY and IndieCade awards and had her work displayed at the EMP Museum and New York’s Museum of the Moving Image. Brenda Neotenomie is a composer, graphic artist and game designer. Her works include “Bellular Hexatosis” and the OST for “With Those We Love Alive”.

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