My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant

Year: 2012

Publisher: Self-Published (formerly), Steam

Developer: Luke Miller

Country: Australia

Genre: Point-and-click, adventure

Platform: PC, Mac


Image credit: My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant!. (n.d.). Retrieved from

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


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  2. (n.d.). List of video games with LGBT characters. Wikipedia. Retrieved from
  3. Andrew Webster. (2013, June 6). Why ‘My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant’ is ‘the gayest game ever made’. The Verge. Retrieved from