Exciting new projects
We are starting work on some new projects.
Membership benefits are getting better,
and we are working on joining the WPN!
Some Favorite Media Options from the
Interactive Museum of Gaming and Puzzlery
Movies with Games:
- Pelada (2010, Tripod Media) - documentary about street soccer. Currently available on NetFlix.
- The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007, LargeLab) - documentary about Donkey Kong and overwrought egos. Brilliant.
- Wargames (1983, United Artists) - The Matthew Broderick classic. Where artificial intelligence WOPRs human intelligence.
- Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001, Agi Orsi & Vans Off the Wall) Documentary about the skateboard revolution of the 1970s in Southern California
- Endless Summer (1966, Bruce Brown Films) Documentary about surfing that is more than the sum of its parts.
Books with Games:
- Homo Ludens (Johan Huizinga, Beacon Press 1950 - orig. 1944) Anthropology - a study of the play element in culture.
- Games of the North American Indians (Stewart Culin, Bison Books 1992 - orig. 1907) Anthropology - a survey of extant material in 1907.
- The Boardgame Book (R.C. Bell, Viking Press 1979) Game survey - beautiful images and descriptions of historic board games.
- The Book of Games (Jack Boterman, Sterling 2008) Game survey - Strategy, tactis, and history.