Hubbub has gone into hibernation.

Category Archives: Events

PRACTICE 2014 recap

This year’s PRACTICE, the game design conference at NYU Gamecenter, was as great as expected. It’s really nice to be surrounded by game designers for a couple of days and to be able to discuss game design in detail. As Frank Lantz put it in the introduction: “Game design is a sickness and the only […]

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Playing with Rules workshop at Lift Conference Geneva 2014

We ran our “Playing with Rules” workshop at Lift Conference in Geneva earlier this year. We’d hosted it once before at Mozilla Festival and before that it was part of our consulting repertoire as an exercise for clients. Above is a video of the outcomes we had this time around. In the weeknotes I link […]

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Video of our Playing with Rules workshop at Mozilla Festival 2013

This October Kars and I were in London (see notes for that week) to do a workshop titled Playing with Rules at Mozilla Festival among many other things. We modified an exercise we had used previously in a workshop with Sebastian Deterding. The task is to take Parcheesi and modify it to address a social […]

Also posted in Featured | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Lessons from Knutepunkt 2013

Recently I traveled to Norway. Not because they still had snow there, but because Knutepunkt 2013 was in the land of lakes, fjords and good fish. Knutepunkt is an event that is hosted every year in a different Nordic country and serves as a get-together for the Nordic larp scene, full of talks, workshops, discussions […]

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Designing Gamification in Paris

Tomorrow I’ll be off to Paris for the Designing Gamification workshop at this year’s ACM SIGCHI event. I’m looking forward to contributing our experience as practitioners making games to the workshop. We think that it would be fantastic if efforts at gamification were led by actual game designers. I also hope that this (along with […]

Also posted in Articles, Upcoming | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed