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09 Feb Comics vs Games 2016 open submissions now live!

The Hand Eye Society is holding an open call for videogames to showcase on-site at the Toronto Comics Arts Festival (May 14th and 15th) as part of this year’s Comics vs Games 5! Comics vs Games fosters collaboration between the independent game and comic communities through a...

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29 Nov Game Curious At Glendower

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vpjaWxyyU4[/embed] Video by Brian Bernard. This is what I remember after playing and making videogames with kids for 12 weeks: Smushing pizza slices with our fingers. Kids shooting their hands up, ready to say how to save Drake, held hostage atop the CN Tower by Rob Ford and...

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10 Nov WordPlay 2015 Photos and Recap

WordPlay 2015 was our third year at the Toronto Reference Library, attracting over 200 people who came to experience and learn more about writerly games. Interactive fiction author and critic Emily Short began the afternoon with an introduction to why interactive fiction matters, and is satisfying to...

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03 Nov WordPlay: Free Writerly Games Workshops and More

WordPlay 2015 is happening Saturday! Our previous update gave you a quick overview of our mainstage events, but did you know that we've got even more planned? Check it out! The WordPlay 2015 Showcase: A curated collection of 25 playable writerly games for you to enjoy in...

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16 Oct WordPlay Mainstage Program

"[The] WordPlay festival is one of my favorite curations of a given year's niftiest narrative and text games. In recent years this space has become one of the most interesting for small indie games full stop...

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29 Sep 10 Days to the Society Ball!

If there is a game-curious person in your life you'd like to invite to the Fri. Oct 9th Hand Eye Society Ball, now is probably the time! To get a sense of what to expect, here's more featured games that you'll be able to play on our elegant...

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22 Sep Society Ball: Games and Cocktail Preview!

There’s a chill in the air and the leaves are trembling on their branches, but there’s still one hot-ticket thing standing between now and the winter months: that’s right, it’s the Hand Eye Society Ball, our fancy videogame party coming less than three weeks away to...

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14 Sep Society Ball FAQ & Volunteer Opportunities

You nosy bastards asked for it: here’s some Fancily Asked Questions we get, questions you’ve screamed into our chauffeur's ears as we scramble out the back of our limousines, hastily swatting the gold-flaked caviar from our designer sweatpants. This is all you need to know...

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