We are very happy to announce that we have started work on our new game "The Mattress of St. Dundas"
What happens when the prosperity of our city leaves us behind? What does it mean to survive in a place where one group experiences unprecedented success, at the cost of housing and job security for the others? What does “neighborhood” mean when people from both groups are neighbors?
The Mattress of St. Dundas is a satirical, semi-autobiographical narrative adventure game about gentrification in Toronto. The game presents an attractive, magical world for players to explore, and examines the consequences of unchecked urban development in a story that has multiple outcomes and viewpoints.
We also hired some wonderful folks to work with us on the project:
is a community arts organizer in the Greater Toronto Area. She is currently the Director of Operations at the Hand Eye Society and is completing a certificate in Project Management at Sheridan College. She is passionate about sharing interesting game experiences with different communities and bringing them closer together through the enjoyment of play.
is an artist for comics and video games. Since graduating from OCADU’s Illustration program, she has explored her love for queer visual novels and other narrative-based games. Queenie has worked for various studios and specializes in concept art and other 2D generalist skills.
is an Ontario-based new media artist who makes games solo and with others. She enjoys engaging with fictional worlds through the creation of virtual spaces. She also likes the challenge of translating visual styles from 2D to 3D. You can usually find Sophia learning about history, biology or mythology to inform whatever story she currently has in her head.
is finishing her fourth year at York University studying Digital Media, in the Game Arts stream. She has a passion for creating games, making art and always learning with an open mind. Nicole also does web development and design. She has a spontaneous and outgoing personality, ready to face anything that comes. She is constantly seeking thrilling activities like skydiving and other extreme sports.
This development was made possible with the generous help of Ontario Creates media fund.