Alex Yixuan Xu

learning experience design
︎ education
︎ digital accessibility
︎ playfulness

Design-centric Work

problem-solving, research, documentation
Accessible Groove Pizza
Bartending 101

Ec-centric Work

exploratory, conceptual, playful
Smile Machine
Content, Data, Space
Balance of Life
Follow Your Teacher
The Exorcism of a Forsaken Grudge
Double: Two Souls in One Body
Public Trashcan
Patrick’s Whatever Twitter Bot
IDM Showcase Posters
Draw N’ Chat
The Unknown Game Blog 

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The Exorcism of a Forsaken Grudge

Digital Game, Conceptual, Programming, 2018

The Exorcism of a Forsaken Grudge is a puzzle game where the player takes the role of a Chinese exorcist tasked to banish a grudge lingering in an abandoned household.

There exists another world parallel to ours for the spirits. As an exorcist, you have the tools to interact with the other world to discover the secrets under the surface. Use your talisman to connect with the grudge, discover their story and relieve them.

(The game includes a narrative related to domestic violence. )

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This game is built by Henry Zhou and I using GameMaker Studio 2.