The Come Out and Play Festival is a street games fesitval dedicated to exploring new styles of games and play.

Come Out & Play 2009 in New York

Alien Recon
Compete with other aliens by scouting around and planting F.I.S.H bombs in the streets of NYC

Start Time: Sunday June 14 at 12 PM
Location: Times Square, Exact Location TBA
# of players: 8-16
Duration: 45 mins to 1 hr
Designers: PETlab

Alien Scouts from different planets are coming to the earth--join them! They are trying to map out a part of New York City to prepare for an alien invasion. They perform reconnaissance in the streets of Manhattan and report back to the mother ship using human mobile phones.

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Bio: PETlab
PETlab is a joint project of Games for Change and Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. It is a place for testing prototyping methods and the process of collaborative design with organizations interested in using games as a form of public interest engagement. Through our work, we connect with scholars and designers in the field of digital media, practitioners working in the spheres of education and social issues, and people of all ages at play. Support for PETLab comes from the John D. Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media and Learning initiative. Designers: Mike Edwards, Colleen Macklin, Subalekha Udayasankar

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