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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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01 Jan January’s Jovial Jewels: event roundup

Happy New Years, Hand Eye people! At this point, you’re probably less hungover or groggy than you were last night, so kudos on the whole coherent thought thing. For 2017, we’re resolved to continue bringing this newsletter hot and borderline fresh to your doorstep. (BTW,...

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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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23 Dec What We Did In 2016: A Hand Eye megapost

There’s no shortage of indie videogame events to do in Toronto. Which is excellent! It means we have tons to mention in our monthly newsletter. As the local game making and playing scene grows, we’ve been growing too. Now running for almost 56 dog years (or...

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06 Dec December’s Darnest Digest: Event Roundup

Happy holidays, game arts fam! We assume you’ve been keeping your limbs toasty by the dumpster fire that is 2016. A sparse month for events, but the few that are happening will be worth trekking to. Hijack a wayward reindeer for a joyride if you have to. Forewarning:...

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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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10 Nov THIS SATURDAY: Game/Change Panel, Mind Games Arcade Preview

This weekend, Toronto starts playing the best kind of mind games. GAME/CHANGE is this Saturday, a full-day forum exploring games and mental health as part of the Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival. Along with panels and Let's Plays featuring members from orgs like Dames Making Games and Every1Games,...

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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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