HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE GAMES ARCADE WITH TEDDY BEARS, KNIVES AND DUCT TAPE
We are very excited to announce this workshop with leading international indie gamers and artists, the Brooklyn-based Babycastles; self described as "ingredients of a rhythm of indie, furthermore unprofessional, game designers from near the universe."
In this workshop, you will combine independent games from local game developers, large stuffed animals, chef knives, colorful duct tape, assorted blinking electronics, and the virus-writing windows scripting software "AutoHotkey", amongst other things, and emerge with a new independent video games arcade that will be exhibited to the public as part of GAME, an upcoming exhibition exploring the future of play, opening at Science Gallery on November 15th.
The workshop will take place over the course of four evenings, from 6.00- 9.00pm , Monday 22nd October through to Thursday 25th October. You are encouraged to attend each night but it is not essential, though we suggest you try to attend at least two nights. You should bring a laptop and have a rough idea of a game in mind.