Tag: Events

Critical Hit Speaker Series: Saleem Dabbous

This Thursday, join us for the fourth talk of Critical Hit’s Distinguished Speaker Series, with guest speaker and Critical Hit alumnus Saleem Dabbous. Taking the place of the slow jam playtests now that phase 2 of the incubator has begun, the speaker series will feature game creators and researchers of all stripes who will share […]

Critical Hit Speaker Series: Doris Rusch

This Thursday, join us for the third talk of Critical Hit’s Distinguished Speaker Series, with guest speaker Doris Rusch. Taking the place of the slow jam playtests now that phase 2 of the incubator has begun, the speaker series will feature game creators and researchers of all stripes who will share their experiences in the […]

Critical Hit Speaker Series: Ruben Farrus

[Hi everyone! You’ve probably heard about this by now, but here it is in more official context! Hope to see you all come out this Thursday!] This Thursday, join us for the second talk of Critical Hit’s Distinguished Speaker Series, with guest speaker Ruben Farrus. Taking the place of the slow jam playtests now that […]

TAG Guest Speaker

“Playing the Creative Game: Designing Creativity and Epistemology into Playful Platforms from Video Games to YouTube” Hector Postigo, Temple University Tuesday, April 1, 1:00-2:30 pm EV 6.735 All are welcome to attend Hector Postigo is associate professor of Media Studies and Production at Temple University’s School of Media and Communication in Philadelphia.  Dr. Postigo holds […]

Jamming on Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day weekend is over, and now that everyone has endured the punishing karma from overdrinking that is the hangover, wouldn’t you rather have been making a game that weekend instead? That was what over fifty participants did at the Dawson Game Jam, and over three days of working in the beautiful board room […]

Reflections on Arcade 11

After three days crammed full of video games, board games, button making, 3-D printing and a whole lot of fun, Arcade 11 has shut its doors and its organizers and volunteers can catch up on some well-deserved rest and recuperation. It was completely mind-boggling that so many people came to see the TAG lab show […]

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 […]