President Obama speaks glowingly of the Senate Immersion Module

President Obama speaks glowingly of the Senate Immersion Module

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Game Design, Press | No Comments

President Obama, Vice-President Biden, Senator McCain and host of other Senators, Governors and politicians were on hand for the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute on March 30 in Boston. So were we. All of the speakers, from Vice-President Biden, to Senator Lott to Senator Warren gave inspiring speeches, touching on Senator Kennedy’s legacy, […]

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 […]

GM Partners with NYU Game Center to Help Sponsor Public Gaming Events

GM Partners with NYU Game Center to Help Sponsor Public Gaming Events

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Press | No Comments

The NYU Game Center’s public events series is a vital part of the New York game design community. With talks by amazing developers, to panels on issues crucial to the medium, to full-on conferences that dive deeply into game design and culture, it’s a fantastically rich resource for both aspiring and practicing developers — and […]

GM Designer to Advise Non-Profit

GM Designer to Advise Non-Profit

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Press | No Comments

Our own Mattia Romeo has been tapped to serve on the Mobile Advisory Board of DoSomething.org, and we couldn’t be happier! DoSomething.org is a non-profit organization that inspires young people to take action on social causes they care about, like voting, homelessness, and education. Mattia will be the board’s resident game design expert, working alongside […]

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 […]

Cute or Terrifying? Sharkvolution Concept Art

Cute or Terrifying? Sharkvolution Concept Art

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Art | No Comments

We’ve been prototyping mechanics for Sharkvolution, a game we’re running at the American Museum of Natural History, for a few weeks now. The game is part of an event we are doing with Come Out & Play and AMNH on June 22 for Milstein Science Series: Sharks. Along with mechanics, we’ve also started to work […]

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 […]

The Migrant Trail at Games for Change 2014

The Migrant Trail at Games for Change 2014

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

The Migrant Trail was all over the 2014 Games for Change Festival. Before the festival started, we found out that The Migrant Trail was nominated for a Games for Change Award in the Most Significant Impact category. We were thrilled to be one of three nominees in the category, especially because the other games, Mission […]

The Migrant Trail Featured on Al Jazeera

The Migrant Trail Featured on Al Jazeera

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Press | No Comments

The Migrant Trail has gotten some great attention this week thanks to its nomination for the Most Significant Impact award at the 2014 Games for Change Festival. Al Jazeera did a very nice story on serious games, looking closely at The Migrant Trail and Marco Williams’ film The Undocumented as an example. GM’s Greg shares […]