Author: Jim Munroe

08 Jun The Camp Make-a-Game Supporters!

We're all set for our first full month of Camp Make-A-Game in July! Our unique full-day week-long kids program that combines indoor screen game design instruction with outdoor, playground-based game design instruction is happening all over the city. More info and a video here. Two weeks are...

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18 Jan Announcing Camp Make-a-Game!

Building on the success of our Game Curious and Games for Dorset Park programs, The Hand Eye Society is starting a week-long full-day summercamp for kids 8-12. It's called Camp Make-a-Game! Mornings are spent indoors with digital screen instruction, teaching kids to use point-and-click game creation tools. Because these tools don’t...

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29 Dec Videogame Arts Around the World in 2016

As the last post recapped, we were pretty busy in Toronto in 2016. One of the things that keeps us inspired is seeing what other people are doing in the videogame arts community internationally — it shows us that we’re part of a growing movement...

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01 Dec WordPlay London Photo & Video Recap

WordPlay 2016 was held on the 19th of November at the British Library in London as part of International Games Day @ your Library. Throughout the day over 150 people joined us to participate and enjoy our celebration of writerly games. We took over 3 spaces in the...

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19 Nov Watch WordPlay London Now

WordPlay London is in session at the British Library! We will be streaming the sessions at http://wordplay.london/live , and it will be archived there as well. Feel free to to use the #WordPlayFest hashtag on Twitter! Schedule (converted to Eastern Standard Times) 6.15 - 6.30am Welcome 6.30 - 7.15am The City is your...

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07 Nov WordPlay London Programming Update

WordPlay London happens at the British Library this Saturday! The British Library 96 Euston Road, NW1 2 London, United Kingdom 10am-6pm, Free Workshops in Dickens room, Panels/talks in Bronte, Showcase in the Mezzanine RSVP to our Facebook event Attendees will get a chance to learn authoring tools like Twine, Texture, and Inform...

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28 Sep Need Help Connecting with an Audience?

We've noticed in the community that people are facing real challenges with getting their game noticed these days. Unlike a few years ago, there are a lot of games being released -- the market is as saturated as other mediums like movies and music. Even the Heritage...

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22 Sep FAQ for Saturday’s Fancy Videogame Party!

Three days away to our annual Hand Eye Society Ball! Where not only people dress fancy, but even the games get spruced up -- like the amazing custom version of Last One Standing pictured above! Are there tickets left? Yes! Currently we’re about 85% sold out but it’s...

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19 Sep Submit to WordPlay Showcase, Jury Members

Less than a week and a half to submit a writerly game (yours or one you enjoyed) to WordPlay London 2016! Submit here! Deadline is midnight on Sept. 28th. The winners will be showcased at the British Library on November 19th. If the prospect of having your game played under...

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09 Sep Teach a Russian Subway Dog New Tricks, Learn Unreal Skills

September's school-starting vibe gets people all excited about learning! Well, we're helping bring you two MORE events this month (in addition to the Stencyl workshops we announced) that'll learn you some serious game skills. For free! From the Introduction to Unreal Workshop Eventbrite page: Epic Evangelist Andy Hess will conduct...

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