Cambridge Codebreakers: an interview with Fire Hazard Games

Last week on the blog, we discussed the development of our live adventure game Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret. Now it’s time to hear from the game developers who helped make it happen. Elizabeth Simoens is an immersive game designer with London-based company Fire Hazard Games. She developed the game with us and managed the run. Fire Hazard Games are… Read full article

Cambridge Codebreakers: Developing a codebreaking adventure across 4 museums

How do you run a live action adventure game across four museums? As Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret comes to an end for now, Digital Engagement Specialist Ina Pruegel reflects on the project. About the game Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret was an adventure game across four of the University of Cambridge Museums (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Fitzwilliam Museum,… Read full article

Digital Maker in Residence: Month 1

Katy Marshall joined the University of Cambridge Museums as our Digital Maker in Residence in January. Here are her reflections on a busy first month. As cliched as it sounds, it honestly feels like January has flown by. It’s been a busy month of meeting with the museums, being introduced to the various staff members and discussing ideas and content… Read full article