Controls:

  • CLICK on the dialogue to progress. 
  • SWIPE (Left or Right) to find people to talk to outside. 
  • CLICK on people to start a conversation.

Troubleshooting: If the game doesn't start for you, try free'ing up some memory in your web browser (close some tabs or restart it!).

Content Warning:
This game raises issues around reproductive health.

Description:
The air is pregnant with tension, Oisin has committed a huge faux pas, and now Balor wants to have a word or two about the dragon Oisin killed. Balor's dragon.

"A Laboured Lad" is the 3rd Pipsville game. It was made damn quickly to help highlight the odd restrictions around safely regulating abortion in Ireland. This graphic sums it up well: https://twitter.com/Ciaraioch/status/998454509142671360

If you're a voter in Ireland in May 2018, vote Yes on Fri 25th to repeal the 8th amendment.

Playtesting and Improvment Credits!

Nyxtaki, Dave McCabe, Tracey McCabe, Llaura Dreamfeel, Jen Carey, Dámhín, Colm Larkin,  Ellen Cunningham, and Dublin Games Co-op attendees.

Music Credits:
Kings of Tara, Netherworld Shanty, Prelude in C - BWV 846, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

StatusReleased
PlatformsHTML5
Rating
(2)
Authorjohnokane
GenreInteractive Fiction, Adventure
Made withUnity
TagsPoint & Click
Average sessionA few minutes