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  • Dark Room Sex Game at ITP

    Last September, we rolled through New York City to throw our Brutally Unfair Game Bash at Babycastles. While I was in town, I stopped by ITP (Tisch School of the Arts, NYU) to give a talk to a “Games-Art” class co-taught by my friend Zach Gage. The talk was about abusive game design, so of…

  • Grapefrukt and Petri present: Platformer Physics!

    This video is so much fun that it deserved its own post. At Nordic Game Indie Night, our friends Martin Jonasson and Petri Purho used upcoming indie game Cobalt by Oxeye Game Studio as an excuse to launch into a detailed lecture on physics in platformer games. Lau and I make a guest appearance. Enjoy!

  • NGIN 2011!

    Here are the full details for this year’s Nordic Game Indie Night (NGIN): Who: Indies from around the Nordic region! What: Developer talks, showcase of games, and party! When: Tuesday evening, May 10 Where: Luftkastellet i Slagthuset, Malmö, Sweden Doors open at 19:00h Developer talks, 19:30h-21:30h Party and exhibition at 21:30h Music by Nifflas, Digital…

  • Nordic Game Indie Track!

    Ricky Haggett and a certain keynote speaker, playing Monkey See, Monkey Mime at our Killscreen vs Scandinavia party. Boy, our guests have to put up with all kinds of absurdity! (Photo by Elliot Trinidad) We’re still busy making the final selections for our Nordic Game Indie Night showcase. We’re hoping to announce the final lineup…

  • Abusive Games Julefrokost at Babycastles!

    B.U.T.T.O.N. and Dark Room Sex Game are returning to Babycastles – with holiday spirit! Flyer design by our awesomely talented friend, Joost Meeuwissen. More info at the event’s Facebook page, here.

  • Brutally Unfair Game Bash at Babycastles!

    Are you going to be in NYC on Saturday evening, October 2? Join us for a “Brutally Unfair Game Bash” at Babycastles in Queens!: (Higher res version here). We’ve planned the event together with our friend, NYC-based game artist Zach Gage. I’m very happy to announce that both Katherine Isbister and Frank Lantz are going…

  • Grubby in Copenhagen

    WarCraft III star Manuel “Grubby” Schenkhuizen was recently here in Copenhagen for a day-long workshop on e-sports. He spoke on a great panel about pro gaming, along with Ryan Hart and Jonas “bsl” Vikan (Street Fighter and Counter-Strike pros, respectively). You can watch it here: The event was organized by my research group here at…

  • Nordic Game Indie Night 2010

    Lau and Dajana, killin’ it on the dance floor Two weeks ago, we curated a showcase of indie games from around the Nordic region, as a part of the Nordic Game Conference 2010. The main event, on the Tuesday night before the conference, consisted of some presentations and short talks, followed by a lively party.…

  • Tobias Wrigstad at ITU

    A few weeks ago, Tobias Wrigstad spoke at ITU and delivered a fascinating (and provocative!) lecture on intentionally uncomfortable role-playing games. The lecture was titled: “This will sting a little: Why worthwhile and meaningful does not imply fun” It’s most certainly worth viewing! Here’s the recording, brought to you by the good people at ITU’s…

  • Nifflas in Copenhagen!

    Our friend Nifflas, game designer extraordinaire, was in Copenhagen this month for the Nordic Game Jam. He also gave a fantastic lecture at IT University of Copenhagen’s Spring 2010 Game Lecture series.  Recorded in all its glory, here: Game Lecture Series – Episode 1: Nicklas Nygren from itucph on Vimeo.