QWOP

Bennett Foddy

Suitable for: All ages

QWOP is a simple game about running extremely fast down a 100 metre track.

Bennett Foddy is the author of a number of games including Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy, and his series of four-letter web games QWOP, GIRP and CLOP. His work has been shown at MoMA New York, SFMOMA and in dozens of other museums and festivals around the world. He teaches at the NYU Game Center as Associate Arts Professor in game design.

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Snake Pit

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A take on the classic game steered using your feet, Only the fastest players will get their snake well-fed and growing!

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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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Time Telephone Box

Playing the Archive: Memory, Community and Mixed Reality Play

Dial the Time Telephone Box to reach a portal to games and rhymes of the past.

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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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Maker Table

Tuesday 25 - Sunday 30 June, Friday 5 and Sunday 7 July

The Playground Maker Table is open for you to take part in hands-on digital and creative making.

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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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