MFADT Spring Fair 2012!

Posted by: Robert Yang

Come to Parsons MFA Design and Technology’s first ever “Spring Fair” — basically we’re just going to show all the different wacky things we’ve been working on for the past year. There’ll be interactive installations, robots, games — it’s basically just some plain cool shit. I’m planning to show my first person sex education game […]

A Weekend of Anthropy

Posted by: Robert Yang

This weekend, famed game designer / book author Anna Anthropy is bringing New York City to its knees. There’ll be a lot of Parsons / NYU Game Center / Babycastles / NYC indies hangouts and events. Don’t be a stranger; come say hello! THURSDAY: Anna Anthropy @ NYU Game Center (RSVP req.) (7 pm, 721 Broadway, […]

What Would Molydeux? NYC game jam @ Parsons!

Posted by: Robert Yang 48 HOURS TO CHANGE GAMES FOREVER NYC site hosted by BABYCASTLES & THE NEW SCHOOL GAME CLUB BRING ABOUT THE VISIONS OF @PeterMolydeux! LOCATION: 12th floor lab of 6 E 16th St. (map) (Tell the FRIENDLY front desk guards you’re there for the game jam on the 12th floor) SUBWAY: Union Square (4,5,6,N,Q,R,L) 14th […]

GDC 2012 Party Patrol

Posted by: Robert Yang

Parties are an important part of networking and GDC — just don’t get too carried away, or else you’ll wake up in a gas station bathroom on Friday afternoon. That said, as a public service to our community, here’s a curated list of GDC 2012 events, though there are undoubtedly many more that we missed. […]

Retro Games Round-up + how to make your own Zelda.

Posted by: Robert Yang

So we had a Retro Games Arcade event last Friday that was pretty sweet. Even a Virtual Boy was there; he had, um, a really good personality, that nice boy. Also, the Vectrex caught my eye — it had one of those extremely convenient and easy-to-use multi-games-in-one cartridges, where you had to switch the pins on […]

Retro Games Arcade on Friday, Feb 3rd.

Posted by: kanyangli

Featuring Atari 2600, Vectrex, NES, N64 Disk Drive, PC-Engine, Virtual Boy, Japanese Wii + Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road Setup. Friday, February 3rd, 2012. 7:00 PM 6 East 16th Street, NYC (map) 12th Floor MFADT Lab

Play for Nonprofit, Panel Talks

Posted by: New School Game Club

A little while back, we organized a lovely panel discussion that explored the interplay of games and the non-profit sector. It was hosted by the New School Game Club and the Association for International Development on Dec. 2nd, 2011 at Parsons. Speakers were: Daniel Osgood, PhD – Columbia University (above) Naomi Clark – Game Designer/Producer, […]