Author: Jim Munroe

02 Sep How You Can Help the Game Curious? Program

"What kind of movies do you like?" "I don't like movies. Too violent." Sounds silly, right? But that conversation happens all the time, just with "games" instead of "movies". Lots of people confuse a single well-known genre with the totality of the medium. But we believe there's a...

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17 Aug Hand Eye Rocking the Ontario Science Centre this Thursday

We're collaborating with the Ontario Science Centre for their ScienceRocks! Night this month. ScienceROCKS! transforms the Science Centre into a music playground, where adults 19+ can rock out to live performances, engage in innovative presentations, explore the new exhibition The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll and enjoy ROLLING STONES AT THE...

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06 Aug Free Gamemaking Incubator for Writers, One Week to Apply

The Artsy Games Incubator: Writing Edition is focused on writers of all stripes -- novelists, journalists, bloggers, scriptwriters, zinesters, poets -- who are interested in the expressive possibilities of videogames, but who have little to no experience with programming or gamemaking software. Meeting once a week for six weeks,...

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20 Mar Toronto at GDC Roundup

Capybara Games' Nathan Vella did a great job hosting last night's IGF Awards, which were sadly lacking in any wins for Toronto nominees Jazzpunk and The Yawhg. One of the best exhibits at GDC, alt.ctrl features alternative controllers for games and includes Droqen and Patrick Dinnen's...

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13 Mar Games Are Indisputably Art For a Few More Weeks

The Art Gallery of Ontario exhibit featuring the Torontrons has been held over until the 26th -- so the people who attend the Meet the Artists Talk featuring Jonathan Mak, Jim Munroe and Mark Connery can still check it out. For those who missed the first...

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11 Feb Torontrons at the Art Gallery of Ontario

As this Toronto Star article reports, our iconic indie arcade cabinets are now available for free play to the public in the AGO's Community Gallery as a part of an exhibit called AGO: Artsy Games Organizing. It also features infographics showing the world-wide spread of the...

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