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Below is the 2011 playARK games schedule, hope to see you all there:

As well as the games there are also four areas which offer a slightly different look at gaming. Which you can see directly below:

CHAPTER Challenge - 10:00am - 4:00pm
DIGITAL Games Testing - 10:00am - 4:00pm
RETRO Games Lounge - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Board Games - 12:45pm - 5:00pm

Unparking the parcel

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Deer
Hunt

Funnies

Phone
Box Frenzy

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A selection of old school games for you to relive your youth and create new experiences. Whether it was the old handheld games consoles of the cartridge games. There will be examples of games from all our childhoods. We will also be collecting peoples stories of their first gaming experiences.

Game designers
Curated by thinkARK, with amazing help from otakuzoku

Game Type
Use Your Noggin, Fun for all

Game times
Drop in All Day (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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We will be playing games all day. we will be looking at how games are developed and designed and we will be designing games to understand Canton more. So if you fancy creating a game that brings people together bring your ideas and enthusiasm to CHAPTER challenge. We want to create games that can be used for good within the local community.

Game designers
thinkARK

Game Type
Ark Lark, Fun for all

Game times
Drop in All Day (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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We have teamed up with University of Wales, Newport to bring you the very latest in digital games from recent graduates of the acclaimed, Computer Games Design course.

Game designers
Graduates from University of Wales, Newport and more...

Game Type
Use Your Noggin, Ark Lark, Fun for all, digital.

Game times
Drop in All Day (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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Your chance to try the best board games around. A dedicated area for you to chat and play. We have teamed up with the guys from Rules of Play to create a space where you will be able to drop in and learn new games that either take a few minutes or a few hours. A great opportunity to see just how complex and immersive Board Games have become.

Game designers
Curated by Rules of Play

Game Type
Use Your Noggin, Fun for all

Game times
Drop in between 12:45pm-5:00pm (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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This was last years favourite event at ARK in the PARK, back again in 2011. Alison John brings us her selection of theatre based games. Games will include everything from un-tangling each other from a human knot, chasing rabbits, shoot each other through zip, zap and bong. The games are fun for all the family.

Game designers
Curated by Alison John

Game Type
Ark Lark, Fun for all

Game times
10:30am-11:00am and then at 12:00pm-12:30pm (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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A re work of Surpass the Parcel. Your chance to socialise and unwrap some new prizes.

Game designers
Kevan Davis and Holly Gramazio tweaked by thinkARK

Game Type
Ark Lark, Fun for All

Game times
Drop in event (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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A great game of storytelling and creativity. Grab a set of lettered tiles and head out into the city. Twist shop signs, roadsigns and headlines to your will. When you return bring back your story and relive it with the rest of the players.

Game designers
Kevan Davis

Game Type
Use Your Noggin, Fun for All

Game times
11:45am - 12:45pm and then also 1:30pm - 2:30pm (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
You will need something to write with and something to take a a digital picture (i.e. a mobile phone or digital camera)

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The aim of the game is to capture as many Deer that have started to take over the city. You do this by capturing them with your camera and sending the picture to @ukdeerhunt on twitter. We at UK Deer hunt will then view the pic calculate it's score

Game designers
Brent Morgan

Game Type
Use Your Noggin, Fun for All

Game times
Drop in event (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
You will need something to take a photo with and also a twitter account (we can help you set one up if you wish) But don't worry if you don't have a twitter account you can still play!

Wednesday Club

Why not come along to our meeting on Wednesday evenings and see how you can get involved! Click here to view our calendar.

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