Tag: Events

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 [...]

Propinquity is an Official Selection for Indiecade 2013

This is a nice cap for what has been a wonderful run with Propinquity thus far.  The game has been shown and played in Paris, Montreal, San Francisco, and Boston and now its on its way to Brussels and then Indiecade in LA where we have earned a place as an official selection for the [...]

Tuesday Sept 3 Gamification 5a7 at Randolf Pub

Did you just read Skot’s post about Thursday’s 5a7 and think that Thursday was just too long to wait for a fieldtrip?  If so, you should think about coming to Randolf Pub (the boardgaming pub on St. Denis) for MOBmontreal’s event tomorrow on gamification and civic action.  I’ll be discussing the pros and cons of [...]

July 25 5a7 Symposium – Hosted by Execution Labs

It’s been six months since Execution Labs opened it doors. The first games are now about to be released into the wilds of New Zealand. But before they go, they’ll be making a quick pitstop at TAG’s 5a7. So, bring those nimble fingers of yours over to TAG, and let’s celebrate! You’ll also get a [...]

CGSA 2013 TAG takes it to the edge

The theme of this year’s Canadian Game Studies Association conference was “Edges”. Situated during the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, the theme seemed geographically appropriate given the location on Canada’s western edge in Victoria, B.C. a few kilometres from the Pacific ocean. Our post -doc Jen Whitson presented her paper “The Core [...]