As part of the Digital Storytelling Lab team at Columbia University, Playmatics co-founder Nicholas Fortugno was a co-winner of a Seed Grant for Project Immerse, an episodic web experience dealing with the ways misinformation manifests on the internet, built in web native technologies. Check out the new here.
Yearly Archives: 2020
Nick Fortugno returns to the New Frontier Lab (in virtual form this year) to work with the Sundance Institute advising 6 new and cutting-edge new media storytelling projects ranging from AI-driven narratives, embodied VR explorations, and installation and real world rituals. Find out more here: https://www.sundance.org/blogs/news/2020-new-frontier-story-lab
For Nick Fortugno, a game designer who cofounded Playmatics and teaches game design and interactive narrative design at the School of Visual Arts and Columbia University, reinvention lies at the heart of the iterative process of creation: “Make something, break something, see how it broke, remake it; make something, break something, see how it broke – remake […]
Rolling dice, dealing cards and moving game pieces: Our writer and her family are playing board games as a survival strategy. Why are these games so soothing right now? Nicholas Fortugno, a games designer and lecturer, explained why playing games with my two young children improves on our flustered attempts at homeschooling. “Games level differences in age,” […]
As part of the DUMBO Improvement District’s Annual Meeting, DUMBO BID presented twelve awards to DUMBO-based companies who will take us into the next decade and beyond, and Playmatics is proud to have won one of these twelve Futurist awards. Thank you to the DUMBO BID for recognizing us at the Annual Meeting. Check out […]