kevan + pervasive + london   4

Punchdrunk's Kabeiroi: a shapeshifting six-hour mystery tour of London | Stage | The Guardian
"At one point I gave (sedate and self-conscious) chase to a woman I was sure was shouting my name. She turned out to be extremely drunk and absolutely nothing to do with the show."
theatre  pervasive  london 
november 2017 by kevan
London's Treasure Hunt Riots | Paul Slade - Journalist
The rise and fall of proto-ARGs from 1904, with clues hidden in detective fiction. "Before he could secure his prize, Randall had to narrow down the possible cities to Newcastle and Carlisle, [...] find a district of Newcastle that sounded a bit like 'Edward Green' and realise that the serial number Meggs had overheard must be attached to a lamp post."
games  args  pervasive  history  london  secrets  money  news  via:holly 
november 2009 by kevan
Soho Spy Squad, Playtest #4 on Vimeo
Timecode-style footage of the Playmakers pervasive game. "Three colour coded teams are armed with video cameras with which they are to capture footage of each other and pre-designated targets around the game area."
games  pervasive  video  london 
june 2009 by kevan
BBC NEWS | UK | Eco-activists prepare for protest
Street games as 'familiarisation games', prior to the G20 protests. "[Capture the flag] was an opportunity for people to familiarise themselves with the area - the geography - so they know what to expect when we have to act quickly."
games  pervasive  activism  cities  london  surveillance 
march 2009 by kevan

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