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Title: BIG Game Design Contest
Location: Canada
Status: In Progress
Timeline: 2007-07-15 to 2007-10-05
Categories: Technology, Culture, Media, Green Spaces

Description:
The Belonging Initiative, in collaboration with Aitken Leadership Group, is supporting the development of games that are fun and accessible for everyone, games that take play beyond computers and into the spaces around us, games that require people working together. BIG stands for Belonging In Games. We are hosting a competition to see who can invent the best BIG game. We are inviting everybody we know. The kids rolling down the sidewalks,...

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Oct 29th, 2007 - 12:36:37 | Brian Smith
Hey, In case there is anyone out there watching this space for an announcement of the winner, go check out the Belonging Initiative website ... http://www.plan.ca/belong/blog.html bs (read more)

Sep 15th, 2007 - 21:03:28 | Brian Smith
Hi Everyone, I just got a note from the Come Out Play Festival gang, whom are similarly pumped about big big big games. For those of you looking for brilliant game ideas here... (read more)

Sep 10th, 2007 - 16:57:33 | Brian Smith
Hey Everyone, OOOOOOOOH ... !! We are a little less than a month away and getting pretty friggin excited. We figure you are probably beginning to sweat a little as time gets closer and thus... (read more)

Aug 28th, 2007 - 20:41:42 | Brian Smith
Please start using this project page. Post blog reports, upload links and use the discussion board as you see fit. cheers, brian (read more)

Aug 28th, 2007 - 20:24:41 | Brian Smith
Here are some brief videos that clearly outline what immersive and big games can entail, definitely worth the watch: http://www.projectnml.org/exemplars/07biggames/ And, here's an article that... (read more)

Aug 1st, 2007 - 02:20:13 | Brian Smith
another resource for folks to consider as they develop their brilliant game ideas. the come out and play festival sounds really really cool, read more about it here:... (read more)

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Discussions  Discussions
is a collaborative competition really possible?
nurturebelonging | 08:27 PM

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Who Is Involved?  Who Is Involved?
Individuals:
Administrator Brian Smith (Canada)
- aimango (Canada)
- Mark Smithivas (United States)
- Aaron Cruikshank (Canada)
- Nicole Marie Chaland (Canada)
- david fono (Canada)
- Adam Clare (Canada)
- catrina (Canada)
- AlvinLau (Canada)
- vickie cammack (Canada)
- Farrar Brodhead (Canada)

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Documents  Documents
Document Immersive Gaming in TO

Document NFB's Citizenshift

Document Big Games Explanatory Videos

Document Big Games examples

Document Come Out and Play Festival

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