Deficit is an interactive experience created to express a perspective of living with ADHD. The game is based loosely on some of my real-life experiences, and should not be considered a comprehensive example of what life is like with ADHD. Everyone’s life experiences vary greatly, and the lives of those with ADHD are no exception.
Heart Projector is a Vancouver-based arts collective that hosts semi-regular arcade events showcasing underground videogames from diverse creators. Since 2016, Heart Projector has curated arcades that blur the lines between games and art, and that highlight themes of queerness, indigeneity, and inequity. For this interview, I spoke to three of Heart Projector’s main organizers: Leanne Roed, Brendan Vance, and Ziggy. Continue Reading