| • Release Date: October 2017 |
| • Genre: Art & Culture |
| • Store Page: https://www.thunderbirdstrike.com/about/ |
| • Developer: Elizabeth LaPensee |
| • Country of Origin: United States |
| • Website: http://thunderbirdstrike.com/ |
| • Twitter: [odaminowin odaminowin] |
| • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thunderbirdstrike/ |
Elizabeth LaPensée, Ph.D. is an award-winning designer, writer, artist, and researcher who creates and studies Indigenous-led media such as games and comics. She is Anishinaabe from Baawaating and Métis. She is an Assistant Professor of Media & Information and Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures at Michigan State University and a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow.
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About Thunderbird Strike
In the 2D sidescroller Thunderbird Strike, fly from the Tar Sands to the Great Lakes as a thunderbird protecting Turtle Island with searing lightning against the snake that threatens to swallow the lands and waters whole. With design, art, and writing by Elizabeth LaPensée, programming by Adrian Cheater and Aubrey Jane Scott, and music and sound effects by NÀHGĄ a.k.a. Casey Koyczan. Awarded Best Digital Media at imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival 2017. Awarded Runner-Up at EarthGames on Tap 2018. Exhibited at “Thunderbird Strike: Art and Arcade” at Western Arctic Moving Pictures, and “The Environmental Justice and Decolonization” Game Curious Series.