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15 Aug Games Chosen for Waterfront Arcade 2017

We asked GTA game makers to submit their best-suited games for the great outdoors, and they delivered! After rigorous play-testing and lively debates over vegan pizza, we're pleased to announce our selections for the Waterfront Arcade on Friday, August 18. Was a real nail-biter narrowing down...

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03 Aug WordPlay 2017: Call For Talk and Game Submissions!

Here at the Hand Eye Society, we’re madly working away to come up with exciting plans for WordPlay 2017, our annual festival celebrating interactive fiction and writing in contemporary games. Last year, WordPlay was hosted in London, England at the British Library. This year, WordPlay has triumphantly...

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01 Aug August’s Alien Abductions: Bi-monthly Roundup

Has anyone else been having wild-wild-wild thoughts for August? This month blesses us backyard bacchanal BBQs, Caribana, festivals on every street corner, park picnics, and the glorious ascension of our beloved Islands. And the good vibes keep coming from the game community, with events, workshops,...

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27 Jul Members/Volunteer Appreciation Party & Postcard Drive!

****** The following is a transmission we received from a mysterious source who would only call herself A.W. Worried this initialed enigma sought Hand Eye's complete destruction, we inquired as to her identity. In return, we received a single word response: "BUNNYSTEAK." Time will only tell if this secretive individual will reveal...

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17 Jul Call for Games: Waterfront Arcade

Remember last year when we had some fun in the park projecting games onto a big ol' sheet? We're doing it again this year, and we're levelling up thanks to the support of Waterfront Toronto. On the evening of August 18, we'll be at Sherbourne...

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06 Jul July’s Jaywalking Junk

Dearly beloved digest readers, put down your pitchforks. Like a deadbeat mayor sheepishly returning to his town of low-key furious animal citizens, I emerge to apologize for the absence of June’s mid-monthly banger. As Sonic never said but probably inspired, life comes at ya fast!...

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26 Jun Curious Cabinets: Arcade Exhibit Launch!

Curious Cabinets is a free 1-month exhibit devoted to the exploration of video game arcade hardware and public play.  A collaboration between the Hand Eye Society, Electric Perfume, and Spritebox Arcade with funding from the Toronto Arts Council, the exhibit will feature seven games created for...

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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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