Dakoda Baker - all we can do is try

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Freeplay is the world’s longest-running independent games festival, located in Melbourne, Australia.


all we can do is try

all we can do is try is a short, 'active' idle game reminding us of the interconnected web that is our minds, our bodies, our environment, and our communities.

Artist bio

Dakoda Barker is a director and consultant at Queerly Represent Me, a not-for-profit championing queer and intersectional representation in the games industry. Dakoda has lectured in game design, narrative design, game analysis, and game-based learning. He has worked on several games as a designer, writer, and consultant, and has won awards for his work, including the Freeplay Independent Games Festival micro-game award for 'Rise'. He grew up on Gubbi Gubbi country but now resides in Naarm on Wurundjeri country.

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