MakEY Days

The University of Sheffield, School of Education

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Join in with the fun and creativity at this special makerspace which will involve you making your own versions of digital toys and computer games using cardboard, electronic resources and art and craft materials.

  • Tuesday 2 July 11am-6pm
  • Wednesday 3 July 11am-6pm
  • Thursday 4 July 11am-8pm
  • Saturday 6 July 11am-6pm

MakEY Days are organised and run by The University of Sheffield, School of Education.

Coming to Playground on another day? See our Maker Table page for more making opportunities!

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Beasts of Balance

Sensible Object

A game of strategy and balance in which you build a tower of animals on your table-top, and then help them evolve in a connected digital world.

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Never-Land-Sheffield

Open 21 June–14 July Fridays 2-7pm, Saturdays & Sundays 11am-4pm Yorkshire Artspace

Never-Land-Sheffield is a fictional nowhere, imagined for this project. Its ambition is to ask young people what Europe will be like in 200 years.

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Panoramical and the Panoramical Guitar

Presented by The National Videogame Museum with a custom PlayStation 2 guitar controller made by Lex Roberts

Discover incredible digital landscapes that change to your command in an immersive musical adventure through space and time.

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Pongs

Pippin Barr

36 different versions of the classic arcade game Pong, each one imagining the original game in a slightly different way

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Abstract Playground: AP1

Will Hurt

Interact with an abstract audio-visual scene, featuring geometry inspired by modernist architecture.

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Game’n’Watch

Arthur Masson with La Sophiste and 3 Hits Combo

Instead of using buttons on a controller, the player controls old portable video games by moving in the game area drawn on the floor.

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