Switching Tracks:  Improvising Play on the New York Subway

Switching Tracks: Improvising Play on the New York Subway

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Events, Game Design | No Comments

Photo by Cameron Blaylock If there’s anything that we at GM have learned over years of making live games, it’s that no design survives contact with the real world — and real players. You can scope out your venue for hours; bounce every last idea off your colleagues; polish your game mechanics until you’re sure they […]

GM and Sesame Workshop at the New York Public Library

GM and Sesame Workshop at the New York Public Library

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Events, Game Design | No Comments

We had so much fun presenting alongside our friends at Sesame Workshop this week, at Sesame Street: A Digital Playground. Not only did we get in a couple of good rounds of Boxheads, but we premiered a brand new game for a lecture hall full of people: Use Your Words, the world’s first massively multiplayer […]

See the 2014 G4C Public Arcade in Action

See the 2014 G4C Public Arcade in Action

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Events | No Comments

Our friends at Institute of Play have put together a really great video about the Games for Change Public Arcade at Tribeca Family Day. It was a really awesome event that we were quite proud to be part of. Gigantic Mechanic and Come Out & Play helped organize the live physical games. Check out Sesame […]

Sesame Street Boxheads Entertains Tribeca

Sesame Street Boxheads Entertains Tribeca

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Events | No Comments

We took Sesame Street Boxheads to the streets of Tribeca as part of the Games for Change Public Arcade at the Tribeca Family Festival. The game was a huge hit with both kids and adults. We probably had a hundred or so families get to play through the game, with grandparents, parents and kids all […]

Boxheads swarm Games for Change

Boxheads swarm Games for Change

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Events | No Comments

We debuted Sesame Street Boxheads at Games for Change this morning. The game was a big hit. We’ll be playing again at Tribeca Family Day — this Saturday all day, at the Games for Change Pavilion. Stop by and play with us. Here’s Jason from Sesame rocking his Cookie Monster Boxhead.

Plastering IndieCade East with Party Poetry

Plastering IndieCade East with Party Poetry

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Events | No Comments

We ran an updated version of Art Boy Sin and Zombie Ward at IndieCade East. For this version of Art Boy Sin, we used a new format for the scoreboard with Polaroids and heart stickers. It went over quite well. Check out some of the awesome party poetry people came up with. The Onion’s AV […]