~~ WELCOME TO THE WORM SHRINE! ~~
Graphics link to their sources (or, where I found them).
"An earthworm is a terrestrial invertebrate that belongs to the phylum Annelida. They exhibit a tube-within-a-tube body plan; they are externally segmented with corresponding internal segmentation; and they usually have setae on all segments. They occur worldwide where soil, water, and temperature allow."
-- Wikipedia page on Earthworms
"Ever since I found out that earth worms have taste buds
all over the delicate pink strings of their bodies,
I pause dropping apple peels into the compost bin, imagine
the dark, writhing ecstasy, the sweetness of apples
permeating their pores. I offer beets and parsley,
avocado, and melon, the feathery tops of carrots.
I'd always thought theirs a menial life, eyeless and hidden,
almost vulgar—though now, it seems, they bear a pleasure
so sublime, so decadent, I want to contribute however I can,
forgetting, a moment, my place on the menu."
-- "Feeding the Worms" by Danusha Laméris
"CARRION is a reverse horror game in which you assume the role of an amorphous creature of unknown origin. Stalk and consume those that imprisoned you to spread fear and panic throughout the facility. Grow and evolve as you tear down this prison and acquire more and more devastating abilities on the path to retribution."
-- Carrion's Steam page
(Content warning for violence and gore)
For me, Carrion is an incredibly fun (and challenging) game to play. The pixel graphics are beautiful, the sound design is awesome, and the physics are very satisfying. I love being in the body of an amorphous beast and slinging myself all over the walls, throwing stuff everywhere, thrashing bodies in my mouths. It's a lot of fun to be something so different from a human.
"Wormgender" is an identity in which your gender is inspired by worms, and anything associated with them, like dirt and decomposition, etc... Many people including myself have independently come up with flags for such a thing, which I think is super awesome of us. ::-)
"I'm a wormgirl. I tf'd into a wormgirl. I drank the E621 juice and wriggled out of my spine like it were a dorsal jailcell and splurted to the floor in a pile of my expelling testosterone effluvia, a waste substance that was bitter to the touch and smelled like reeking Dudefluid, a dangerous toxin for all [noun]girl revolutionaries. I quickly secreted my own estrogen and wriggled in it like a ballpit. My estrogen pile was lovely, it was home. However, becoming a wormgirl unsheaths you from the natural protection human endoprisons provide, and you are forced to confront the two dangerous forces all wormgirls face, birds and landlords."
-- "Wormgirl" by Natalie Terezi Rei Watts