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Week 185

We’re host­ing a run of Code 4 these weeks which is prov­ing to be stim­u­lat­ing. All in all we’re rather hap­py how well the project is hold­ing up. For a two year old code­base, it doesn’t show much vis­i­ble signs of aging at all. For KAIGARA we got the team filled out accord­ing to our […]

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Week 183

Kars start­ed last week by giv­ing a lec­ture to indus­tri­al design stu­dents at my alma mater. He walked stu­dents through Beesten­bende and shared with them the fin­er points of inter­ac­tion design for hybrid games. That week we also dis­cussed next ver­sions of Beesten­bende with the Utrecht Uni­ver­si­ty Muse­um. We received this paper from a game […]

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Week 157

As I write this, I am sat in my sec­ond home The Vil­lage, sip­ping a nice cup of Cos­ta Rica Monte Cadet. Last week around this time, I was get­ting on a train at Berlin Haupt­bahn­hof, hav­ing just spent lit­tle under a week work­ing with Alper and play­ing at Play­pub­lik. Before my depar­ture I squeezed […]

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Public Game Installations & Player Engagement

A few weeks ago I had the plea­sure of speak­ing at Dutch E-Cul­­ture Days in Helsin­ki. An event orga­nized by Virtueel Plat­form, it took place at the World Design Cap­i­tal Pavil­ion and last­ed two days. On the first, sev­er­al Dutch trans­me­dia projects were pre­sent­ed. My favorite was film­mak­er Floris Kaayk’s Human Bird­wings project, an elab­o­rate […]

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Week 153

The not-much-gets-done-due to-sum­mer trend con­tin­ued last week. I spent some time prepar­ing for my talk on PLAY Pilots in Helsin­ki. This includ­ed a trawl of the project’s blog archives. I was remind­ed of the won­der­ful work done by the stu­dios that par­tic­i­pat­ed as well as the Hub­bub team that worked on the web­site. The whole […]

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Kars speaking at several upcoming events

There’s a num­ber of upcom­ing events in the Nether­lands and abroad that I’ll be speak­ing at. Here’s a quick run­down. The first one is short notice: this week­end I will be in Helsin­ki for Virtueel Platform’s Dutch E-cul­­ture Days at the World Design Cap­i­tal Pavil­ion. I will be talk­ing about PLAY Pilots, and specif­i­cal­ly the […]

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Week 152

Let’s see what hap­pened last week shall we? I know I’ve been say­ing that we’re close to fin­ish­ing Beesten­bende for a while now. But we’re close. Hon­est. Me and Alper did some dot­ting of Is and cross­ing of Ts. We now have an actu­al release client. On Tues­day I had lunch with the Niels ‘t […]

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