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

Curiosities at the Bedside

Ruth Clark reflects on a new partnership between the University of Cambridge Museums and the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Dialysis Unit. Starting in May 2017, two days a month the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) have been going to the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Dialysis Unit with curious, historic, fascinating and sometimes just beautiful things from their collections. Moving around the wards, from bedside… Read full article