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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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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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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A Sense of Play

Saturday 29 June 11am-4pm

Join the adventure and help to create an experimental one-day playground on The Square opposite Site Gallery.

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SPACE: A Galaxy Trail

Society of Explorers and Peter Martin

A video play-along board game. Can you work together to save your spaceship from being pulled into the orbit of a mysterious planet?

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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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MakEY Days

The University of Sheffield, School of Education

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

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