April 2015

Archiving play with a town

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have been commissioned by the Creative Recovery Network to create a locative game with a regional town in Queensland. It involves a location-based experience that is very low-fi, along with archiving stories of the town. To get the link between the past and the present and the need…

Freeplay, Invisible Buttons, Street Play, Blind Spiders, and Books

On the weekend I had a great time being on a panel for the Freeplay Independent Games Festival.  Along with ace designers Kate Raynes-Goldie and Holly Gramazio, we spoke about "Games with Invisible Buttons" and it is now archived online: Three designers whose work straddles digital and non-digital, technology, and form, discuss the relationships at work with…