Why ‘My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant’ is ‘the gayest game ever made’


My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant is a point-and-click adventure game in the vein of classics like Space Quest — it features simple, puzzle-based gameplay augmented with comic book art and a great sense of humor. It’s filled with jokes that break the fourth wall, goofy characters, and so much innuendo it puts Leisure Suit Larry to shame. But as familiar at the game feels, it also does something very few titles have ever done before: it caters almost entirely to gay players. “I wanted to play a fun gay sci-fi adventure game,” says creator Luke Miller. “There wasn’t one, so I made it.”

The game stars a retired space navy captain who has been called back into action when a new and powerful threat starts terrorizing the galaxy. As you can…

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