game design

Hours: 
Thursdays 4PM-6PM // Saturdays 12-2PM
Cost: 
$25 (needs based scholarships available)
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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This fall, NYC teens are invited to spend 5-weeks learning how to design games for mobile devices at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center. Teens will work in small groups and design their own location based mobile games using iPhones (iPhones will be provided for use during the workshop).

 
People: Ingrid Erickson, Kaho Abe, Kyle Li, LeAnne Wagner
Research: Education
Tags: game design, mobile, street games, urban, youth programs
Start Date: 
19 Apr 2014
Hours: 
Every 3rd Saturday, 2:00PM-5:00PM
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly meeting is a great opportunity for game developers to get valuable feedback for projects in progress. For game enthusiasts, these events are a place to learn more about the game development process, techniques and systems behind games. The goal of these monthly meetings is not only to encourage and nurture the development of high quality games through testing and discussion, but also to create opportunities for game testers, players and enthusiasts to become more engaged and active in the game development community.

 
Projects: Come Out & Play
People: Erica Kermani, Greg Trefry, Kaho Abe, Nick Fortugno
Research: Education, Game Design
Tags: Come Out & Play, game art, game design, gaming, playtest
Start Date: 
15 Mar 2014
Hours: 
2:00PM:3:30PM
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly meeting is a great opportunity for game developers to get valuable feedback for projects in progress. For game enthusiasts, these events are a place to learn more about the game development process, techniques and systems behind games. The goal of these monthly meetings is not only to encourage and nurture the development of high quality games through testing and discussion, but also to create opportunities for game testers, players and enthusiasts to become more engaged and active in the game development community.

 
Projects: Come Out & Play
People: Erica Kermani, Greg Trefry, Kaho Abe, Nick Fortugno
Research: Education, Game Design
Tags: Come Out & Play, game art, game design, game testing, gaming, playtest
Start Date: 
18 Jan 2014
Hours: 
Every 3rd Saturday, 2:00PM-5:00PM
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly meeting is a great opportunity for game developers to get valuable feedback for projects in progress. For game enthusiasts, these events are a place to learn more about the game development process, techniques and systems behind games. The goal of these monthly meetings is not only to encourage and nurture the development of high quality games through testing and discussion, but also to create opportunities for game testers, players and enthusiasts to become more engaged and active in the game development community.

 
Projects: Come Out & Play
People: Nick Fortugno, Kaho Abe, Greg Trefry, Erica Kermani
Research: Education, Game Design
Tags: playtest, gaming, game design, game art, Come Out & Play
Start Date: 
16 Nov 2013
Hours: 
Every 3rd Saturday, 2:00PM-5:00PM
Cost: 
Free - RSVP Required
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly meeting is a great opportunity for game developers to get valuable feedback for projects in progress. For game enthusiasts, these events are a place to learn more about the game development process, techniques and systems behind games. The goal of these monthly meetings is not only to encourage and nurture the development of high quality games through testing and discussion, but also to create opportunities for game testers, players and enthusiasts to become more engaged and active in the game development community.

 
Projects: Come Out & Play
People: Nick Fortugno, Kaho Abe, Greg Trefry, Erica Kermani
Research: Education, Game Design
Tags: playtest, gaming, game design, game art, Come Out & Play
Start Date: 
19 Oct 2013
Hours: 
Every 3rd Saturday, 2:00PM-5:00PM
Cost: 
Free - RSVP Required
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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This is a monthly game testing event for independent game developers and enthusiasts run by former Eyebeam fellow Kaho Abe and Come Out & Play. The focus will be on play-testing, open dialogue and discussion around games in development.

This monthly meeting is a great opportunity for game developers to get valuable feedback for projects in progress. For game enthusiasts, these events are a place to learn more about the game development process, techniques and systems behind games. The goal of these monthly meetings is not only to encourage and nurture the development of high quality games through testing and discussion, but also to create opportunities for game testers, players and enthusiasts to become more engaged and active in the game development community.

 
People: Nick Fortugno, Kaho Abe, Greg Trefry
Research: Education, Game Design
Tags: play testing, gaming, game testing, game design, Come Out & Play
Start Date: 
21 Oct 2013
Hours: 
6:30PM-8:30PM
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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The first year of Eyebeam's Computational Fashion initiative culminates with an exhibition by Fellows Carrie Mae Rose and Kaho Abe. Join the artists and their collaborators, Dan Steingart and Katherine Isbister, as they present the research and final outcomes on Monday, October 21, 6:30-8:30pm. Kaho's immersive project, The Lightning Bug Game, will be available for visitors to play. Come test it out!

About the Work

 
Start Date: 
22 Oct 2013 - 2 Nov 2013
Hours: 
12:00PM-6:00PM
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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GAME TEST THIS SATURDAY: November 2, 3-5pm

 
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Playable Fashion is a free teen program, in partnership with Global Kids.  The program explores the intersections between Fashion, Technology and Gaming: 

  • Game Design: The digital tools, concepts and methodologies needed to design a good video game.
  • Fashion: How to design, fabricate/sew your own wearable game controller, that corresponds with your digital game.
  • Technology: How to build your own circuits and soft switches/sensors.

FREE After-School Program - February-June 2014

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-6PM @ EYEBEAM

No previous knowledge/experience necessary!  Come to learn and have fun!

Learn from the experts: Eyebeam Teaching Fellows Kaho Abe and Ramsey Nasser with Global Kids' Juan Rubio

 
Hours: 
Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 4-6pm
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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We're happy to introduce a FREE cutting edge afterschool program "Playable Fashion" at Eyebeam Art & Technology Center that combines Fashion, Technology and Game Design this Spring 2013 semester. This program will be taught by fashion designer turned game designer Kaho Abe, who has worked at labels like Tommy Hilfiger and Gymboree, and games artist and educator Sarah Schoemann. 

 
Projects: Playable Fashion Afterschool Program
People: Kaho Abe
Research: Education, Game Design
Tags: game design, fashion technology
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