Photos Game

When Rhem meets Luke, the chemistry is clear. But Luke is an Instagram model and Rhem refuses to be photographed. Will their relationship survive if Rhem won’t be photographed with Luke? 

Play the full game here: https://neil-triffett.itch.io/photos


I was reading Barthes’ Camera Lucida while making this short Visual Novel and wanted to incorporate his ideas around the role of photos in our lives. It’s a simple story of two boys falling in love that makes accessible themes about love, social media, and the impermanence of images. I was able to share this at an ACMI X work-in-progress night before putting it online.