Ladylike is a game about parental control and manipulation by Emmett Butler, Nina Freeman, and Deckman Coss.

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Why Try It: A short, dialogue-focused piece that expresses childhood experiences of powerlessness and neglect.

Time: Two minutes, though worth replaying to see alternate dialogue.

How to Play: Use the arrow keys to select options/move around and the enter key to make dialogue decisions.

More Info: Ladylike was made for the was created in 48 hours for the 27th Ludum Dare competition in which participants were asked to create a game that fit the theme of “10 seconds.”

Nina Freeman and Emmett Butler have developed a number of other short games, many of which they have collaborated on. You can find them here and hereMy House, My Rules and Fist of the North Carp are the most similar to Ladylike in that they also deal with parent-child relationships