The 1st Annual Playful by Design Spring Symposium, will be held on April 5th-7th. The event kicks off Thursday at 3:00pm with an Opening Reception for a new exhibit at the Spurlock Museum: Past Time Pastimes: Vintage Board Games. On Friday, the Keynote Address by game designer Colleen Macklin will follow a day of demos, panels and discussions at the Armory. Saturday, the Champaign-Urbana Community Fablab will host a Games & Gaming Make-a-thon!
Online registration for all events is Now Open!
I will be presenting at the History of Games & Gaming session on biofeedback games in the morning and will also be chairing the gaming technology session in the afternoon.
The gaming technology session will be discussing how technology can facilitate new & exciting player experiences. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers from the university and local games industry including CU-Adventures, Human-Interact, Volition Games.