Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop


 

 

LA Game Space to unite art and research under one roof

2012-11-08 22:00:00·  2 minute read   ·  Tony Ponce@megaStryke
0

A one-stop center for videogame culture and education

The goal of the Attract Mode gaming collective is to spread videogame culture and awareness by selling handmade gear, hosting art galleries / festivals, and other such events. Two key members of the group -- Attract Mode co-founder Adam Robezzoli and artist Daniel Rehn -- have worked for three years on an ambitious new venture in the hopes of containing every facet of game development, study, and celebration in a single location.

That idea is LA Game Space, a non-profit center for art, design, and research in the Arts District of Los Angeles, California. It'll provide space for artist residencies, opportunities for indie devs to collaborate on new software; art galleries; game research labs, home for experimental projects from face tracking to unique hardware interfaces and beyond; and live speakers and workshops.

Through December 7, Adam and Daniel are running a Kickstarter to raise $250,000, which will go towards setting up events for the first year of operation. Afterwards, they hope to support the center through public funding, memberships, and fundraisers. For you support, you can score a 30-game indie bundle, original music, a year-long LA Game Space membership, and pixel portraits of your lovely mug by famous pixel artists like Paul Robertson, Derek Yu, and Vic Nguyen. Hell, if you are crazy enough to donate five grand, Gaijin Games will turn you into a playable character in Runner2!

I can't even begin to fathom the scope of what Adam and Daniel hope to accomplish. There really isn't anything else like it. I would be super excited if LA Game Space becomes the success it has the potential to be. Make it happen, people!


The article continues below. Login to skip ads, get faster mobile, and dibs on betas
 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Tony PonceFormer Contributor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts2049Blogs 62Following0Followers130

(Decommissioned) Super Fighting Robot more


 



#Artsy Fartsy #Indie #Kickstarter #Offbeat #Science #Things gamers do #video
 
 


READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.



 Login with Twitter

 Login with Dtoid

Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!

spacer