games++The Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC) and School of Design invites you to the GAMES++ afternoon event at Vivian Street, where University of Wellington presents new projects and research in Games on the Edge, Interactive Technology, and Beyond. Keynotes from computer graphics expert James D. Foley (USA), author of the book "How To Play a Video Game" Pippin Barr (Canada) and the serious games designer Rilla Khaled (Canada). Also, presenting gaming and interaction projects: Rafael do AnjosZach DodsonAreito EchevarriaMichael Fallik, Ian Loh, Daniel Medeiros, Tuakana MetuarauRaqi Syed and Laura Yilmaz.

When: 27th of November 3pm-8.30pm

Where: Victoria University of Wellington, Faculty of Architecture and Design, School of Design, 139 Vivian Street, 6011 Wellington

Register here for FREE. Feel free to share the Facebook event.


From 3pm to 5pm Two Player Mode: CMIC & School of Design - Current Projects

Location: Room VS201
CMIC Level: Introduction to CMIC by Ian Loh, Research at CMIC - Computational Media for Future Experiences by Rafael do Anjos and Daniel Medeiros
School of Design Level: Zach Dodson, Areito Echevarria, Michael Fallik, Tuakana Metuarau, Raqi Syed, Laura Yilmaz.

5pm to 6pm Reload: Mix & Mingle
Location: Room VS204

6pm - 8.30pm GAMES ++ Story Mode: Keynotes

Location: Lecture Theatre LT1

  • Let's Play: Ancient Greek Punishment: Let the Punishment Fit the Design by Dr. Pippin Barr, Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada
  • Speculative Play: Dystopian Near Futures by Dr. Rilla Khaled, Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada
  • Games for Economic Development by CMIC Executive Advisor and Professor Emeritus in Georgia Tech’s College of Computing James D. Foley, USA

The event is sponsored by Game Developers of Wellington.