Adventure Design Minitalks

  • 2 South Park 2 S Park St (Entrance at 2nd St) San Francisco, CA, 94107 United States

Join us for a series of short 5-10 minute presentations from an epic group of creators in the world of AR, immersive experiences, games and theater, many of whom are in town for the Game Developers' Conference!

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Speakers: 

Alex Fleetwood is a game designer, entrepreneur, and founder of the seminal real-world games studio Hide & Seek. He will discuss the Playable City, arcades and the Internet of Things.

Holly Gramazio is a game designer interested in site-specific work, and the overlap of games with other cultural forms. As Lead Designer of Hide & Seek, she led the development of 99 Tiny Games. She's deciding whether to offer us polemics or practicalities.

Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie has been making experimental and mixed-platform games since 2007. She is the Founder and Creative Director of Games We Play, Director of Games and Interactive at FTI and an Adjunct Research Fellow at Curtin University. She will be discussing an educational escape roomshe built for the State Library of WA.

Kaho Abe is a game designer and media artist who improves social and personal experiences through technology, fashion and games. Ramsay Nasser is a software engineer, designer, educator, and Eyebeam fellow who recently made the strap-on combat game Swordfight. They will be talking about experimental interfaces.

Location: A private venue in South Park. Come to the entrance of 2 South Park (on 2nd Street near the corner) and someone will let you in.

Refreshment: bountiful.

Schedule: 
- 3:00pm: meet & mingle 
- 4-5:30pm: minitalks! 
- 5:30-6:30pm: more hanging out 
- 6:30+: dinner? dinner!

RSVP at the Meetup page