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it gets better 10 Points finish dys4ia

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+ + + USE THE ARROW KEYS TO PLAY + + +

dys4ia is an autobiographical game about the period in my life when i started hormone replacement therapy. it's a story about me, and is certainly not meant to represent the experience of every trans person.

game by ANNA ANTHROPY auntiepixelante.com
music by LIZ RYERSON

SOUNDTRACK available at http://ellaguro.bandcamp.
com/album/dys4ia-soundtra ck

Reviews


colddespaircolddespair

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars March 19, 2012

dont really know what to say to you......I hoped that worked out for you. and im glad you are yourself.....Huh, thats odd, unsual. I mean, I dunno, a creative way to tell your story.



supe2313supe2313

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars March 4, 2013

Dys4ria isn't so much of a game as it is an Interactive experience. It surely gives you a feeling of what it feels like to be a woman trapped in a man's body, and maybe even a man trapped in a woman's body. The gameplay is Relatively simple by just using the arrow keys to move the things in the game, such as a person or in one case, the sun. This is one of those experiences that someone should play when they have the time to. As for the Visual standpoint, it's a simple 8-bit looking game with a lot of colors. Although there was one point where the colors look almost felt eye hurting, such as the blue and Pink characters on a greenish yellow background. It's a Decent enough game to call an experience and if people get the chance to play it.


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IDontKnowCorpIDontKnowCorp

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars March 10, 2012

Really, really good. Great pacing and story telling. Thank you for putting in the effort to make this :)



OddballXPOddballXP

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars August 12, 2012

Not only does this game have a nice (though odd (though fittingly-odd)) style, but it helped me gain some empathy for other people, and understand a bit more.

I hope that others will find this game interesting in the way I did, and I hope this reaches some trans people as well.



MagitekArmorMagitekArmor

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars March 15, 2012

Apparently the most "intelligent" newgrounds users have not figured out the differences between sex and gender...

Anyways, this was a neat little experimental game and I really thought that it exposed me to how you felt. I have never had to struggle with my identity on a level the artist has, but I definitely felt that I got a slice of it.

Kudos on being able to reproduce the trapping feel of this predicament and how limited and irreversible life can seem some times.

We're proud of ya.


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