We play an awful lot of parlour games at Hide&Seek. And we play quite a lot of spy games – it’s a great theme if you want to sneak, decode or use a gratuitous number of walkie-talkies.
But we haven’t, as far as I know, ever managed to play parlour games with spies, which is why I’m so impressed by this passage, from Claud Cockburn’s autobiography Crossing the Line. Here he’s discussing a time during the Second World War in which he – a notorious Communist – was sent to the US as correspondent for the Daily Worker, on the same boat as an assortment of other dignitaries and journalists…
It’s with great pride – and something of a blush – that we announce the launch of PlayMakers, the documentary which charts Hide&Seek’s adventures into the world of collaborative game design. You can read more about the project on its site, or – much more to the point – watch the whole documentary here.
Tate Trumps, the first iPhone game from Hide&Seek, in now available in the App Store. Commissioned by Tate Modern, the game turns touring the gallery into an adventure, as you collect the artworks you think will score highly in one of three modes and meet up with friends to play out a fast, strategic game of trumps.
We’re very chuffed to announce that 221B has brought home three awards. It was listed In Book for this year’s AD&D awards, and brought home a bronze medal from the Clio Awards and an Interactive Pencil from the One Show.
Housed at the magnificent National Theatre on London’s Southbank, in partnership with London International Festival of Theatre, this year’s Weekender promises to be world-class.