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  • Pokémon GO: Pervasive Gaming for Everybody

    At the collective we’ve been active in playing the cities and the streets for many years. We’ve played games in public and have looked very awkward in doing so, at times. We’ve conducted festivals about and designed games for public play. And while the reception of those games has usually been great we never expected any…

  • Lyst on the Rocks

    written by Ida Toft and Sabine Harrer Soaked in love, smiles, and comfortably overstimulated, we returned from this year’s Lyst Summit and Game Jam. We noticed quickly that Lyst’s mission to “celebrate Love, Romance, and Sex in Games”, had caught on: These were some rather flirty, rousing  48 hours. In what follows, we’ll report from our experience…

  • Going in Deaf: Post-Mortem of The First Roger Corman Jam

      On a sunny spring afternoon in Copenhagen, a bunch of game makers got together to do something else. Something weird, unexpected, maybe scary. During the very First Roger Corman Jam we were handed a silenced 1-2 minute trailer by the legendary B-movie director and had four hours to rescore it. The day ended with…

  • Nordic Game Indie Day and Night 2016

    After six very successful editions of the Nordic Game Indie Night, it’s time to expand and shake things up a bit. We have showcased many wonderful Nordic indie games and thrown many great parties. Traditionally it has been a pre/party to Nordic Game, but this year we have evolved! For Nordic Game 2016 we have…

  • NG16 Indie Sensation Award nominees

    (this post appeared first on nordicgame.com) The biggest overall change to this year’s Nordic Game conference, 18-20 May, in Malmö, Sweden is that the popular Indie Night event has been expanded to an entire Indie Day & Showcase on 20 May, dedicated to the vibrant indie scene in the Nordic region and abroad. Highlight of…

  • NORDIC GAME INDIE SENSATION 2016: THE CURATORS

    Now that Nordic Game has announced the nominees, we would like to give some attention to the people who helped us make the tough decisions. As we announced earlier, the Collective returns to Nordic Game bigger and better than ever, with Nordic Game Indie Day. The Indie Sensation award will be part of the Nordic…

  • ALL THE RAVE: Nordic Game Jam 2016 Pre-Party

    A party to get all you jammers in the mood for 48 hours of sitting in one place staring at a monitor. This year it will be bigger than ever before and that’s why we are having it at Pumpehuset. There will be an arcade of the newest coolest indie games together with some nordic…

  • OPEN CALL: 7th Annual Indie Showcase and Nordic Indie Day

    We are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Indie Night Showcase, and the new Nordic Indie Day in collaboration with Nordic Game Conference. That’s right, Nordic Indie Night has grown to a full Indie Day and we are looking forward to spending a whole day surrounded by inspiring games and people, having important discussions and…

  • LYST 2016 – OPEN CALL – EXTENDED DEADLINE

    If you have an idea for a talk, workshop or performance, we’ve extended our open call for Lyst – romance, love and sex in games, so you still have a chance to be part! Open call – extended deadline Come join us in Norway this summer!

  • 2015 – A retrospect

    At the end of every year, we look back at all the things we have accomplished. These ruminations can seem a bit self-fellating, but it is important to stop and take some time to reflect about the things you achieve. Otherwise, the fight to spread games as an artistic and accepted medium can seem like…