• 14th-16th September: three days of games and play on London’s South Bank
  • 17th September: "Playing In Public", the Hide&Seek Weekender Conference

Olympics / Games / Design #1

Bennett Foddy, Ricky Haggett

Interesting game designers deliver short provocations on what’s important to them about the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Bennett Foddy

By day, Bennett Foddy is a philosopher at Oxford University, who writes about moral issues stemming from new technology. By night, he writes videogames that explore rhythm, muscle power, and the immoral abuse of players. He is best known for the web games QWOP, GIRP, and CLOP, which have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art and the Pulse Art Fair in New York, nominated for an IGF award at the 2012 Game Developer's Conference, and which have been played by tens of millions of players.

Ricky Haggett

Ricky has been making videogames full time since 2000. He is a co-founder of London-based independent developer Honeyslug and multiplayer games party Wild Rumpus.

Monday 17th September

Queen Elizabeth Hall