Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) is an interdisciplinary centre for research/ creation in game studies and design, digital culture and interactive art



Jun 08, 2018

Posted by jessie

Have you ever played video games on a skyscraper terrace overlooking downtown Montreal? Now’s your chance. Organized by FLOP and TAG Research Center, our Rooftop Arcade is a free one night exposition showcasing a brand new line-up of twelve alternative video games made by local developers from all genres & backgrounds.
Some TAG projects being showcased include:
Boss Battle by Joel Jordon
It is as if you were making love by Pippin Barr
Roots by Rebecca Goodine and Enric Llagostera

Friday, June 8th from …

Playtesting ‘Common!’

May 28, 2018

Posted by Gina

Marie Claire LeBlanc Flanagan, our game-designer in residence has been working hard the past few weeks, and has a prototype ready for you to play. Please come by TAG to try her game on Monday, May 28th from 5-7pm.
Common is a multiplayer experimental play-thing, and we need people to come playtest. Come play? Bring your your friends! This is a multiplayer experience, more people is better. There will also be snacks!
If you have any questions, …

5a7 – VR Interactive Documentary Filmmaking

May 17, 2018

Posted by Gina

Join us on May 17th for a VR presentation by the Research Chair in Interactive Documentary Filmmaking: Prof. Dan Cross and his team. They will discuss what it takes to work on immersive environments and demonstrate their recent VR project I AM THE BLUES:
Listen to cotton-picking blues, hang out at the Blue Front Cafe, the most iconic Mississippi Juke Joint. Meet the King of the Chitlin’ Circuit – Bobby Rush, jam with guitar slinger Barbara Lynn, drop a quarter in …

5A7 – Game Designer in Residence Intro: Marie Claire LeBlanc Flanagan

May 10, 2018

Posted by Gina

Join us welcoming TAG’s new game designer in residence: Marie Claire LeBlanc Flanagan! Marie is the Game Designer in residence at TAG for the month of May, working on a project called Common. At this Thursday’s5a7 symposium, Marie will be speaking about her journey into play, the work she has made, and her upcoming project on community trust.
Marie Claire LeBlanc Flanagan is curious about the spaces between human problems and shiny new technologies, especially those related to expression, learning, connection, and community. …