Broken Rules

Game Design

Exhibition

PRESS START – EXPERIENCE AUSTRIAN GAMES INTERACTIVELY

VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, SUBOTRON

27.9.–6.10.2019

For a decade, passionate dedicated hobbyists, visionary studios, and established companies have attracted attention to the local gaming scene from around the world thanks to ambitious and innovative works. The spectrum and opportunities offered by the medium as an inspiration for creatives will be shown by guest curator Jogi J. Neufeld through selected games that were made in Austria. As part of the interactive exhibition PRESS START, they will be  available to be played throughout the festival. The games’ design and development processes will be demonstrated interactively and so as to be comprehensible. In lectures and panel discussions, developers provide profound insight into their work, discuss cooperative potentials, and inspire trade professionals and new members of the industry in the audience. Part of the exhibition will be the puzzle game “Old Man’s Journey” by Broken Rules, the
point-and-click adventure “The Lion’s Song” by Mi’pu’mi Games, the multiplayer racer “Lightfield” by Lost in the Garden, and the dystopian business simulation “Spinnortality” by James D. Patton.