My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant

Year: 2013

Publisher: Self-Published (formerly), Steam

Developer: Luke Miller

Country: Australia

Genre: Point-and-click, adventure

Platform: PC, Mac

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Image credit: My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant!. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.um.com.au/spaceout/

My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant is a point-and-click adventure game set against a fantastical intergalactic backdrop laden with gay innuendo and queer humor. Developer Luke Miller describes it as the “fun gay sci-fi adventure game” that he wanted but couldn’t find anywhere else.

LGBTQ references in this game:

Queer Game Narrative in My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant

Citations

  1. Up Multimedia. (2013). My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant (game page). Up Multimedia (website). Retrieved from http://www.um.com.au/spaceout/
  2. (n.d.). List of video games with LGBT characters. Wikipedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_games_with_LGBT_characters
  3. Andrew Webster. (2013, June 6). Why ‘My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant’ is ‘the gayest game ever made’. The Verge. Retrieved from https://www.theverge.com/2013/6/6/4400922/my-ex-boyfriend-the-space-tyrant-the-gayest-game-ever-made