The Running of the Stocks

  • Date:2 Jul 2011
  • Location: Broad Street and Exchange Place
  • Address: Broad Street and Exchange Place, New York, NY
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Take the role of a Bull, Bear, or a Stock in a crazy run through the streets of lower Manhattan. Try to join the winning side and outlast the waves, but be sure to bail out before you get gored.

    Designers: Nick Fortugno/Playmatics

    Nick Fortugno is a game designer and entrepreneur of digital and real-world games based in New York City, and a founder of Playmatics, a NYC game development company. For the past 10 years, Fortugno has been a designer, writer and project manager on dozens of commercial and serious games, and served as lead designer on the downloadable blockbuster Diner Dash and the award-winning serious game Ayiti: The Cost of Life. Nick teaches game design and interactive narrative design at Parsons The New School of Design, and has participated in the construction of the school’s game design curriculum. Nick is also a co-founder of the Come Out and Play street games festival hosted in New York City and Amsterdam since 2006, and co-creator of the Big Urban Game for Minneapolis/St. Paul in 2003. Nick’s most recent writing about games can be found in the anthology Well-Played 1.0: Video Game, Value, and Meaning, published by ETC-Press.

    Twitter: @nickfortugno


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