Firsts, the second: Richard Hamer

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Our first event is this week so it’s time to announce our second speaker: Richard Hamer. Richard is a game designer and lecturer, currently teaching at the University of the Arts London. He used to work for Sony PlayStation, where he spent close to a decade filling the world with karaoke games, and dancing in booths for European journalists. He …

Our first speaker: Sophie Sampson

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We’ll soon be hosting our first event in London on March 3rd! So, the Game Rats are proud to announce our first (ever! *gasp*) speaker: Sophie Sampson. Sophie makes games as one half of Matheson Marcault. She writes about history from a game design perspective and designs games using culture, history and play in physical spaces. She’ll be posing the …

The Rat King Awakens…

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Five friends took a journey beneath London in search of an old, forgotten god. A spirit of play – a deity of games. So they went; into the Tube, along maintenance shafts, beneath the sewers and through sunken parts of the city. After days of searching they found something in the dark with tails like tangled cables and called it …