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

Climate Hack 2018

How would you change one of our museums to tell stories about climate change? That was the question we posed to 24 people who participated in our first ever Climate Hack. The premise was simple. Over three days we challenged four teams to make a prototype exhibit or display to be installed in one of our museums: the Polar Museum,… Read full article