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19 Jul The Difference Engine Initiative

By introducing new gamemakers from under-represented groups into our community, the Difference Engine Initiative aims to diversify what kind of videogames are made. Our first focus is women, and so we have named this version of the Difference Engine after Ada Lovelace. As part of the OMDC-supported...

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29 Apr Torontron High Roller debuts at TCAF!

We're happy to announce the Torontron High Roller! A companion cabinet to the original Torontron and what may be the first multi-game indie arcade box with a trackball! It's making its debut at TCAF, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, May 7th-8th. More on other great game content...

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17 Mar Super Street Fire

Our Toronto hardware hacker pals at Site 3 have another awesome project getting started and they're looking for videogame maker involvement. SUPER STREET FIRE: TURBO CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION is a simulated fighting game in the style of Street Fighter. However, instead of playing a traditional video game,...

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01 Oct The Arcadian Renaissance Games

Less than twenty four hours til the beginning of the Arcadian Renaissance! In the atrium of the TIFF Bell Lightbox there now looms a huge white iceberg, a white tarp covering an entire arcade of Toronto indie games to be unveiled to the public tomorrow...

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18 Sep The Arcadian Renaissance Flyer

Saturday, October 2, 2010. Sundown (6:57 p.m.) to sunrise Midnight Nidhogg tournament The Atrium of TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W. at John Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Exhibit #51 (Zone C) Free Please spread the linkage widely!...

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09 Aug Your Game on an Indie Arcade Cabinet!

The first time you saw the Torontron, did you think "How can I get a game on there?" Well, Hand Eye needs 18 games to fill 3 new Torontron-style cabinets. This is your chance to have your game played by the public on an old-school...

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18 Jun The Arcadian Renaissance

The Indie Arcade Cabinet, the Torontron, is currently one of a kind and consequently much in demand. It popped by the Toronto Comic Arts Festival at the Toronto Reference Library and before that was at the Flash in the Can Festival at the Hilton. After having been at...

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11 Feb Gain Exp. At Tonight’s Social

Hello! By now you should all be aware of tonight's Hand Eye Society Social (details here, but: Unit Bar, 1198 Queen West, doors 7 p.m., presentation 8 p.m.). In an entirely unsanctioned by the event hosts (Capy/Superbrothers) kind of way, I just want to note...

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09 Nov Canzine Artcade 2009

Pictures do not really do it justice. When you're standing in front of the TORONTRON with your hands on the classic joystick and button, you're wrapped in a cocoon of sound and light that is an experience more than the sum of its parts. While the...

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13 Oct Progress Pics from the Indie Arcade Cabinet

Jph has been working away at the indie arcade cabinet that we're launching at Canzine Nov. 1st. As you can see here, Canzine's a great alternative culture and zine fair at a beautiful restored hotel, and tons of creative and talented people come through. It's...

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