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

COaP 2009 Awards Ceremony

Start Time: Sunday June 14 at 3:30 PM
Location: Festival HQ at the The Tank (354 W 45th St. between 8th/9th Aves)
Duration: 1 hour

Come Out & Play wraps up by recognizing the best games of 2009:

  • Players' Choice
  • Best in Fest
  • Best Use of Space
  • Best Use of Technology
  • Best Use of Narrative
  • Best New Sport

  • Confirmed Judges

  • Simon Johnson (Simon Games, igfest)
  • Frank Lantz (Area/Code)
  • Jason Corace (Maryland Institute College of Art)
  • Ginger Gray-Trefy (Player)
  • Mattia Romeo (Gigantic Mechanic, Come Out & Play)
  • Saung Taek "Peter" Lee (Come Out & Play)
  • Catherine Herdlick (Naptime, Come Out & Play)
  • Jill Duffy (Writer and Journalist)
  • Thomas Robertson (Player)
  • Adele Balderston (Glowlab)
  • Greg Trefry (Gigantic Mechanic, Come Out & Play)
  • Nick Fortugno (Rebel Monkey, Come Out & Play)
  • Jesper Juul (MIT)
  • Gabe Smedresman (Turf, Naptime)
  • Winners will also be announced for the festival-long games:

  • Ran Some Ransom
  • Photopolis
  • Register to Attend

    2009 Partners

    The Tank is a non-profit arts presenter whose mission is to provide a welcoming, creative, collaborative, and affordable environment for artists and activists engaged in the pursuit of new ideas. Through a wide range of low-cost, high-concept arts and public affairs programming, The Tank seeks to cultivate a new generation of audience for live performance, civic discourse, and the work of emerging artists.

    Located on Broadway between 44th and 45th Streets, MTV 44 1/2 is proud to be a 2009 media supporter of the Come Out and Play Festival

    Our Mission
    The Come Out & Play Festival seeks to provide a forum for new types of public games and play. We want to bring together a public eager to rediscover the world around them through play with designers interested in producing innovative new games and experiences.

    Oh yeah, and we want to have city-size fun.

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