COME OUT AND PLAY FESTIVAL www.comeoutandplay.org is set for this coming weekend -- September 22-24. If you're in the City -- head over tothe Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, located at Eyebeam at 540 W. 21st Street, New York, NY. Stop by the headquarters during the festival for information and to see game updates according to their website.
COMBO OF ART, GAMES, ARG, PERFORMANCE & MORE WITH TECH! GEEK GAMES: LIVE VIDEO GAMES & MORE.........
The event from the description on its website www.comeoutandplay.org appears to be a combo of artistic experiences, location based games, Alternate Reality Gaming (or a variation of it) and performance art many with tech combos-- video, GPS, LBS & more....
SMS TIE INS......
The GET OUT AND PLAY site encourages you to: Register for games and receive e-mail and SMS alerts powered by GumSpots. With games in public around the city, they will be adjusting on the fly.
WHAT KINDS OF GAMES WILL YOU SEE/BE A PART OF: here's just a small sampling:
A Master Criminal is loose in New York City. You must track him down and capture him.
The Quote-Finding Photography Big Game!
A real running of the bulls! Trade stocks in this game of vicious backstabbing and inside information around Wall Street.
The Come Out & Play Festival seeks to provide a forum for new types of public games and play. We want to bring together a public eager to rediscover the world around them through play with designers interested in producing innovative new games and experiences. Oh yeah, and we want to have fun.
Play a giant game of Space Invaders on the side of a building, with your body as the controller!