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Watch The Documentation From My Neck of the Woods

Watch The Documentation From My Neck of the Woods

October 10, 2013 at 11:32 am

Watch the My Neck of The Woods video. The project is a live documentary by Blast Theory made in collaboration with a group of young people, set on the streets of Manchester, September 2013. My Neck Of The Woods was created by Blast Theory in partnership with the Royal Exchange Theatre’s […]

 
Rehearsal – My Neck of the Woods

Rehearsal – My Neck of the Woods

September 16, 2013 at 2:54 pm

Last weekend was the rehearsal for My Neck of the Woods. It was the first time the young people had tested their questions and routes with the full streaming kit set up and they did amazingly well. It would be a challenge for an experienced performer to juggle camera work, […]

 
Microsite Launch – My Neck of the Woods

Microsite Launch – My Neck of the Woods

September 9, 2013 at 11:22 am

The microsite for My Neck of the Woods is now live. Visit www.myneckofthewoods.co.uk to see the young people’s intro videos released as the date of the performance draws closer. A new video will be released every few days, giving online players a taste of what unique view of Manchester they’ll be […]

 
Technical Development – My Neck of the Woods

Technical Development – My Neck of the Woods

August 22, 2013 at 2:47 pm

We have been in the studio this week, working on the interface for the game and developing the microsite that will host the live streaming video. We’ve held several internal tests and we’re working to refine the player interface as well as enhance usability for the performers. The game mechanic […]

 
About the Project – My Neck of the Woods

About the Project – My Neck of the Woods

August 9, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Now we have a project title and we’ve met our young people, let’s tell you a bit about the project: In My Neck Of The Woods you participate online. 3 young people will be walking through their neighbourhoods in Manchester, filming themselves as they go. You can choose online which of the […]

 
My Neck of the Woods — Workshop 1

My Neck of the Woods — Workshop 1

July 26, 2013 at 9:50 am

We’ve just had our first workshop and met our fantastic group of young people. We also now have a name for Blast Theory’s project under the Airwaves platform. My Neck of the Woods will be in development over the next two months through a series of workshops with the young people, […]

 
Ready to play? Sign up for Are You For Real? !

Ready to play? Sign up for Are You For Real? !

May 10, 2013 at 10:12 am

Visit the website: www.areyouforreal.nl and sign up for the game! You can play in the library and be a coach. Or play in the streets and be a runner. The playing dates are: May: 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31 June: 1, 4, 5, 6 Between 3pm and 5pm We […]

 
now online: Are you for real? game trailer !

now online: Are you for real? game trailer !

May 3, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Watch the trailer here and get ready for the 23rd of May! Come, play and fulfil your secret mission!

 
Mixed Reality Game: Are You For Real?

Mixed Reality Game: Are You For Real?

May 1, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Are You For Real? is a mixed reality game that is situated in Zuidplein and the Rotterdam central library. The players explore the boundaries of reality by using a new generation of communication devices. Public transportation, the iconic Erasmus bridge, the Willems bridge and the Maastunnel are no longer the […]

 
Launch mixed reality game Are You For Real?

Launch mixed reality game Are You For Real?

May 1, 2013 at 2:14 pm

The Patching Zone, Kosmopolis Rotterdam, and Zadkine cordially invite you to the launch of the mixed reality game Are You For Real?, which will take place on the 23rd of May at 3 p.m. at the Jan Ligthartstraat 250 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. During the last few months, the ICT and Human […]