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‘Everything is Going to be OK’ Is Getting More Personal

Developer Nathalie Lawhead put a lot of herself into her 2017 digital zine Everything is Going to be OK. It’s an autobiographical exploration of pain and hope, told through a series of surreal, violent game experiences involving small bunnies and other cute, cartoonish figures. But for some players, that personal angle remains mystifying. “The game […]

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Five Spooky Games That Push Back Against Mental Health Stigma

It’s Halloween, and there’s no better time to settle in with a good, spooky game — but horror games can be a minefield when you have experience with mental health issues. Here are a few dark, unsettling games that do their best to avoid the worst stigmatizing asylum tropes while exploring themes of mental illness. […]

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‘Everything Is Going to Be Ok’ Explores Hope in Gruesome Circumstances

On its surface, Nathalie Lawhead’s Everything Is Going to Be Ok is an incredibly vicious experience filled with the same kind of violent, sadistic comedy that was popular back when ‘Happy Tree Friends‘ was a thing. But when horrible things happen to the cute bunnies and cartoon creatures in this interactive zine, the pain serves […]

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