Commons has been selected as a Semi Finalist in this year’s Knight News Challenge for Mobile.  The Knight Foundation announced the semi finalist winners after closing the Knight News Challenge for Mobile in September with over 525 applications.  The submission application for Commons is short and sweet, posted to the Knight Foundation’s Tumblr blog, with […]

We brought Yamove to IndieCade 2012 this week in Los Angeles. For those of you who might not know, IndieCade is an International Festival of Independent Games, and it’s known as the only stand-alone game festival in the nation — sort of akin to Sundance for films. Our b-boy style dance battle game, Yamove, was […]

All of our playtesting and months of refinement paid off. Yamove was finally launched last month at this year’s third annual NYU “No Quarter” gaming exhibit on May 18th and at the World Science Festival in New York City on June 2nd. People loved the dance-off battle aspect of the game and the way the […]

Grateful for the nice Vimeo short produced by The Collaborative, where I talk about my involvement with the 2011 Games for Change Festival. Games for Change Festival 2011: Suzanne Kirkpatrick from Games for Change on Vimeo. During the festival, Games for Change ran nine 1-minute videos of games for change funders, creators, leaders. These are […]

Commons mobile app was just accepted to the iTunes app store.  My first app in the app store. The app is available in English for free download, try it out next time you’re in New York City.  The next release for other cities is coming soon.

I just returned from CHI 2011 in Vancouver, Canada where I ran a “big game” conference-wide for 2500 attendees. (If you’re not familiar with CHI, it’s ACM’s Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, the world’s international conference of human-computer interaction.) The social game is called BackChatter, created by Local No.12‘s members Mike Edwards, Colleen […]

Our final project Channels was featured at the ITP Winter Show 2010 this past week. We had a great space for our installation in the front room to the left of the elevators. Roughly 2,000 visitors came to the show. People of all ages visited our installation and sat in our boat, and we were […]

Halo: Reach

17Sep10

“Dude, it’s epic,” is actually and precisely true, in this case.  The new ‘Halo: Reach’ video game just released this week is a national epic of sorts.  My husband and I are big fans of the Halo series, and we can’t wait to experience this next game addition. This WSJ article about ‘Halo’ caught my […]