It’s August! As always there’s some open calls and conferences and games going on, but there’s also a lot of interesting writing around this month.
WordPlay is back in Toronto and has an open call out for games and talks relating to the use of words in contemporary games. Games that are accepted for the showcase receive an artist fee of $80.
And Game on! El arte en juego
, in Buenos Aires, also has a call out for an event to take place in December. The google form to submit a game is here
. (No artist fee or travel support currently available, but past iterations of the event have obviously been great)
. They’re keen on experimental games, interactive playful objects, strange controllers and all sorts.