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Community Projects

We are excited to launch Play Southend, an online game to imagine the future of Southend-On-Sea in the UK, tomorrow at the Village Green arts and music festival! Play Southend draws on open participatory techniques to develop a collective vision of the town created by...

The first ever "Different Games" conference in 2013 was a resounding success. What a receptive community and the organizers, presenters, and attendees were all passionate, smart, and offered so much as game designers, writers, and researchers. I've never been to a conference that started off...

The world we live in is constantly changing, and there has been a shift toward looking for new solutions to old problems through creative thinking. I have a great interest in social change through social enterprise and the ways in which organizations can strategize to...

What a busy summer at the Tiltfactor Laboratory! As we have been preparing for GenCon and working on our games, we also spent some time at the AVA Gallery in Lebanon, NH hosting a Gamecrafting Workshop for local youth. We had a wonderful week getting...

When discussing the far reaches of the Worldwide Web it is easy to focus on the dark, dank corners- 4chan and its infamous /b/ board, Encyclopedia Dramatica, and those many, many shock sites. Misogyny, homophobia, and racism reign. Cruelty is the community standard, bullying is...

Attention NH/VT Upper Valley kids! The Tilt team is heading to the library, and we're bringing our games with us! On November 12th, we will bring many classic games (such as Set, Uno, and Apples to Apples) as well as our own mid-design stage games for...

It looks like we have a bound book date for Critical Play, Mary Flanagan's new book! The time is now! watch for it. Eric Zimmerman says, "In Critical Play, Flanagan uncovers a secret history of games buried deep inside folk culture, experimental media, and the...

Look what we've done to Hanover!  <the mobile unit PLAYCUBE in action> The PLAYCUBE, our unique mobile exhibition space, has been home to two events since its arrival on campus last week-- and these have been entirely unusual + much fun! We've attracted an interesting cross section...