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Monthly Archives: December 2011

A look back on 2011

It’s almost time to close shop for the hol­i­days so I thought I’d do a final post. Here’s a month-by-month look back at some of the major things that hap­pened at Hub­bub in 2011 with links to rel­e­vant posts and such in case you missed it the first time around. Jan­u­ary – We start development […]

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Pig Chase, a game for pigs and humans

For a while now, I’ve been part of a research project at the Utrecht School of the Arts, called Play­ing with Pigs. Up till now, I’ve referred to it as project Buta on this blog. We’re research­ing the weird rela­tion­ship humans have with domes­ti­cat­ed pigs. You know, pigs that are farmed for meat. The way […]

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Hack days as ludic practice

It was at DiGRA that I first heard Eric Zim­mer­man talk about the idea of this being a ludic age. We’re in the peri­od that fol­lows the infor­ma­tion age, which we’ve more or less left behind. In the ludic age, says Zim­mer­man, “infor­ma­tion itself is put at play”.1 What does that mean? It can’t just […]

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