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Below is the 2011 playARK games schedule, hope to see you all there:

As well as the games there are also four areas which offer a slightly different look at gaming. Which you can see directly below:

CHAPTER Challenge - 10:00am - 4:00pm
DIGITAL Games Testing - 10:00am - 4:00pm
RETRO Games Lounge - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Board Games - 12:45pm - 5:00pm

Unparking the parcel

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Box Frenzy

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The Arctic Circle; The Amazon Rainforest; The Sahara Desert. All pretty
harsh places... but none of them are as dangerous, unforgiving or
inhospitable as The Urban Concrete Jungle!

Join Mr Steve on an interactive game bonanza as he leads teams through
Cardiff City Centre, solving puzzles and completing tasks to see who the
real city survivalist are!

No. of participants - 15 (three teams of 5)
Expect problem solving, tasks, and lots of fun. Starting point TBA

Game designers
ShellShock Theatre from Swansea.

Game Type
Ark Lark, 18+

Game times
12:00pm - 1:00pm and then also 3:00pm - 4:00pm (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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A selection of old school games for you to relive your youth and create new experiences. Whether it was the old handheld games consoles of the cartridge games. There will be examples of games from all our childhoods. We will also be collecting peoples stories of their first gaming experiences.

Game designers
Curated by thinkARK, with amazing help from otakuzoku

Game Type
Use Your Noggin, Fun for all

Game times
Drop in All Day (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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We will be playing games all day. we will be looking at how games are developed and designed and we will be designing games to understand Canton more. So if you fancy creating a game that brings people together bring your ideas and enthusiasm to CHAPTER challenge. We want to create games that can be used for good within the local community.

Game designers
thinkARK

Game Type
Ark Lark, Fun for all

Game times
Drop in All Day (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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We have teamed up with University of Wales, Newport to bring you the very latest in digital games from recent graduates of the acclaimed, Computer Games Design course.

Game designers
Graduates from University of Wales, Newport and more...

Game Type
Use Your Noggin, Ark Lark, Fun for all, digital.

Game times
Drop in All Day (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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Your chance to try the best board games around. A dedicated area for you to chat and play. We have teamed up with the guys from Rules of Play to create a space where you will be able to drop in and learn new games that either take a few minutes or a few hours. A great opportunity to see just how complex and immersive Board Games have become.

Game designers
Curated by Rules of Play

Game Type
Use Your Noggin, Fun for all

Game times
Drop in between 12:45pm-5:00pm (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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Circle Rules Football is a mashup of Football, Basketball and Volleyball and is played with a Yoga ball. It is probably the most fun you can have with 10 training cones, two goal posts a big bouncy ball and a group of evenly numbered people.

Game designers
Circle Rules Federation

Game Type
Run Rabbit Run, 18+

Game times
11:00am-12:15pm and then at 3:00pm-4:15pm (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Wear trainers

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This was last years favourite event at ARK in the PARK, back again in 2011. Alison John brings us her selection of theatre based games. Games will include everything from un-tangling each other from a human knot, chasing rabbits, shoot each other through zip, zap and bong. The games are fun for all the family.

Game designers
Curated by Alison John

Game Type
Ark Lark, Fun for all

Game times
10:30am-11:00am and then at 12:00pm-12:30pm (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

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Run, chase and shoot human numbers. In this fun game of Human Bingo. You will use your camera to take photo’s of other players numbers as soon as you get a full set. BINGO!!!

Game designers
playARK

Game Type
Run Rabbit Run, 18+

Game times
11:00am-11:45am and then at 1:00pm-1:45pm (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
You will need something to take a digital picture (a phone or digital camera for example) We will supply the rest

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A re work of Surpass the Parcel. Your chance to socialise and unwrap some new prizes.

Game designers
Kevan Davis and Holly Gramazio tweaked by thinkARK

Game Type
Ark Lark, Fun for All

Game times
Drop in event (see full schedule)

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself

Wednesday Club

Why not come along to our meeting on Wednesday evenings and see how you can get involved! Click here to view our calendar.

Walking Consultation

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