Black Room

May 11 — 27, 2018


Come play a number of arcade games and relax in a dreamy installation by Cassie McQuater, centered around wild visions from her dungeon crawler style video game, Black Room.

🗡️About Black Room >>>

Black Room is a narrative game about an insomniac falling asleep while online. The game reclaims the sprawling, pixelated landscapes of vintage games and co-opts their female characters as leading protagonists, performing an unexpected coup on a gaming world traditionally designed for men.

🗡️Read more and play Black Room here >>>


🗡️Featured works:
AGATHA APPEARS by Olia Lialina
Open Space by MegaZombieman115
Caper In The Castro by C.M. Ralph
Emmanuelle by Coktel Vision
Retrosis by Jimage / Commander Spleen

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