infovore + games + friends   5

Hookshot Inc. | Writing about the games that arrive via SPACE.
Parkin / Donlan / Porter / Stuart start a blog about sub-$15 downloadable games. This is going to be good.
friends  games  writing  downloadable 
february 2012 by infovore
Hubbub
"We create physical, social games for public space. Our games get people moving and talking. They stimulate their creativity and get them to connect." Kars has a name for his new venture.
friends  games  play  socialplay  karsalfrink 
november 2009 by infovore
gewgaw » Place Making
"While creepily capitalist in its language, the scholarship within it is sound – echoing theories that Jacobs, Alexander others presented decades ago. What’s more – it contains a lot of the same arguments for iterative design that you see in traditional game design tomes. (For a special treat – try replacing the phrases like “destination” and “retail” with “MMO” and “boxed-game”)"
games  architecture  experience  friends  place  spaces  cities 
july 2009 by infovore
Arduino Squid on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
"LEDs pulse back and forth in the mantle to indicate roughly how many friends are on Xbox Live. It goes into red alert if anyone's playing Left 4 Dead." Nicely done; might poke something similar into life for myself, just for kicks.
arduino  xboxlive  games  friends  play  social  electronics 
june 2009 by infovore
Robin Hunicke at LIFT 08 - Video
Absolutely excellent. A little depressed but also pleased at the overlap with my NLGD talk. Here's hoping I can munge together something good. And give credit where credit is due.
games  design  play  socialsoftware  social  applications  web2.0  groups  networks  friends  robinhunicke 
june 2008 by infovore

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