Author Archive | Nick Ballantyne

Congrats to Stirfire Studios!

Congratulations to Stirfire Studios for successfully making and releasing Symphony of the Machine! It’s been long journey, but now that it’s over, you can finally look back and be proud of what you’ve accomplished! Originally born at a Global Game Jam, Symphony of the Machine was showcased a week later at the Playup Perth Global Game […]

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A Warm Welcome!

Playup Perth has grown tremendously since its early days in the State Library of WA more than three years ago. We’ve seen the size of both our audience and venue grow steadily as time has gone on, but it hasn’t been until now that we’ve seen our team grow too! We want to help take […]

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Playup Perth #6 Report

Social games are a rare experience here in Perth. It’s not often that something like an escape room shows up, and it probably goes without saying that this is true of past playups too. Playups usually have a bunch of different games in the room that don’t take too long to try out, but this […]

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Playup Perth # 5 Report

It seems that the more Playups we hold, the more I run into board games and VR. When you think about it, board games and VR games are two sides of the same reality. Both involve that fleshy body of yours to make things happen, but only one of them requires you to be rendered […]

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Playup Perth #5

Saturday 28 March, 2015 1pm-3pm State Library of Western Australia (25 Francis Street, Perth) $7 (FTI members)/ $10 (regular) Don’t forget to RSVP! Each playup, we playtest new games and game prototypes and give feedback to the designers so they can make them even better. All welcome: players, game designers, and those curious about becoming […]

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Playup Perth + SK Games: After Dark #3

Friday 27 Feburary, 2015 6pm til late SK Games, 167 Fitzgerald St, Northbridge $7 (FTI members)/ $10 (regular) Cheap drinks all night! (Yes, this event is 18+) Don’t forget to RSVP! After a massive success, Playup Perth is again teaming up with SK Games to bring you another evening of new local games, prototypes, good […]

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