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Experimental games workshop

23 June 2014

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Analogue to Digital was a one-day practical workshop that focused on rapid prototyping of innovative, experimental digital games using unusual or alternative analogue inputs.

The day focused on playful, physical interaction with real-world objects and was delivered by Yann Seznec, Jonathan Brodsky and Sean McIlroy of Lucky Frame. This is the latest workshop run by Abertay’s Game Lab, the research unit investigating experimental game development that is led by Dr Dayna Galloway.

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Game studios Hidden Armada, Pixel Blimp, Quartic Llama, Space Budgie and The Secret Experiment took part, along with independent developers Niall Moody and Michael Brough, and researchers from Abertay’s School of Arts, Media and Computer Games.

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Thanks to Lucky Frame for leading the day, to Fleet Collective for hosting the developers, and to everyone who took part.

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Here’s a full Storify of the bizarre, creative and incredible games made in just five hours, courtesy of Jon from Lucky Frame:

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