Tag: Events

Inside the Arcade 11 HQ

Recently, from March 6th to 8th, TAG Lab, mLab, Hexagram, OBX, and Concordia University, in partnership with the libraries of Montreal, hosted Arcade 11, a three-day DIY Indie Game arcade with other DIY demos and workshops attached. We had four main areas: – A room devoted to the mLab’s private and heavily-modded Minecraft server. Kids […]

My Experience at the Critical Hit Pre-Jam: Concordia Edition

With the Critical Hit Pre-Jam: Dawson Edition (not the official title, but how I’ve been thinking about it) slated for this weekend, I thought I’d take a little bit of time to talk about what the Pre-Jam that happened at Concordia on March 1st and 2nd was like. This was the first time in a […]

TAG Guest Speaker

“The body of a gamer” Tom Apperley, University of New South Wales, Australia Friday, March 14, 1:00-2:30pp EV 11.705 All are welcome to attend Tom Apperley is an ethnographer that specializes in researching digital games, digital literacies and pedagogies, and social inclusion. He is the co-editor of the open-access peer-reviewed journal, Digital Culture & Education, […]

TAG 5a7 Symposium Cancelled for Arcade 11

As you may have heard, Arcade 11 is happening this week from March 6-8 as part of the Montreal Joue Game Festival. The event runs for 3 days and will feature a number of game-related workshops and activities, microtalks, and an arcade curated by Skot Deeming showcasing DIY and experimental games. With so much going on […]

TAG Guest Speaker Alert!

“On further reflection: From serious games to reflective game design” Rilla Khaled, University of Malta Tuesday, March 11, 1:00-2:30pm EV 6.735 All are welcome to attend Rilla Khaled is an associate professor at the Institute of Digital Games at the University of Malta and has a PhD in Computer Science from Victoria University of Wellington […]

Skahiòn:hati: in New Media Competition at imagineNATIVE

Skahiòn:hati: | Rise of the Kanien’kehá:ka Legends, the game created during the 3rd installment of the Skins Aboriginal Storytelling and Video Game Workshop in the summer of 2012, has been selected for competition in this year’s New Media Category at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Festival (Toronto). We’re excited because most of the Skins participants […]