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Going home again

How artist Heather Gross rediscovered herself by designing Oxenfree.

OXENFREE

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In the award-winning indie game Oxenfree, you play as a reticent blue-haired teenage girl named Alex, who along with her friends (and some frenemies) spends the night on a spooky supernatural island in the Pacific Northwest.

Through detailed character development and incorporating real-life memories into the action, lead artist and illustrator Heather Gross was able to not only create a compelling protagonist, but also find herself along the way – and come to understand the importance of home.

Illustrator Heather Gross brought her childhood memories of the Pacific Northwest into the coming-of-age game Oxenfree.

    OXENFREE

    Choice-Based Narrative Game

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