Cambridge Codebreakers: turning museum visitors into players

What does it feel like for visitors to be able to play games inside museums? And how can museums benefit from turning their visitors into players? Games researcher Sofia Romualdo reports on the gameplay experience of location-based game Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret. Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret is a location-based game created by Fire Hazard Games with the University… Read full article

Digital Maker in Residence: Update

The University of Cambridge Museums’ Digital Maker Residency aims to inspire staff, teachers, parents and young people to become digital makers and to explore ways to integrate digital making into the museum experience. The programme investigates how digital technologies can come together with traditional processes to create new ideas and experiences and how we can support and empower young people… Read full article

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