rated 3.98 / 5 stars
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Mar 9, 2012 | 12:16 PM EST

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dys4ia is an autobiographical game about the period in my life when i started hormone replacement therapy.



Rated 5 / 5 stars

i wouldn't exactly describe myself as open-minded, but this opened up a new perspective for me. a very memorable game

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

It's really a wonderful experience being able to play through this simulation of your journey into transitioning into the person you were meant to be. I can imagine it must truly be an emotional thing to go through, and a very hard thing at that, because of the criticism society dishes out nowadays.

The world can't accept the fact that people do what they can to be happy, because most people aren't happy, and wish they could be happy with themselves like you.

Keep your chin up, and don't you ever let anyone tell you who you are. You're a beautiful person on the inside, and I'm sure you're just as beautiful on the outside. I'm glad to hear your story, and I hope everything goes all as well for you.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Absolutely 5.0 stars.

Not only is it a very brave project, its very cohesive and emotional. I definitely felt the message and the simple interactive symbology kept me engaged. Music really fit the lo-fi graphics and just goes to show that even simple things can make a big impact if they are put together elegantly.

This is real art and I felt blessed to have seen it. Sure folks will object or not "get it" but this is akin to Andy Warhol's work; you either get it or you don't.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

The fact that this is on the front page says a lot about the kind of people we are.
Because of how the beginning went, I thought that you were a FTM, then I caught on to what's really going on. May I ask how old you were when you began your transition? I'm 23 now, used to be depressed like crazy because I wasn't born as a girl, went to therapy, but never actually did anything else. For the most part, the feelings subsided, but still haunt me every time I look in the mirror. I was afraid back then that it was already too late for me to transition and be able to pass, and now looking back, I ... you know, this isn't about me, this submission is about you, and I commend you for putting this out there. And I'm glad to see the positive response it's gathered. I hope you find the path to happiness :)

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Rated 0 / 5 stars

that's some pretty heavy stuff. i don't mean to give you no stars, but how can i rate something that's so subjective?
i'm not sure if this was intended, but you turned these happenings into a game and not a short movie so the player feel like you did in these certain situations, and i loved how you did it.
its just how am i supposed give you a score for your own life? i can't, it feels odd and not right.

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