Taste of the Danforth 2017: Open Arcade
We're open for Taste of the Danforth 2017! Curious what lurks behind the doors of EP? Come check out the Curous Cabinets Exhibition presented in collaboration with Hand Eye Society, Electric Perfume and Spritebox Arcade with funding from the Toronto Arts Council. We will also have an HTC Vive VR setup for paid playsessions, and some other projects on display!
What is the Curious Cabinets?
The Curious Cabinets Exhibition features locally made games from seven Toronto Indy Game developers in custom made arcade cabinets! Learn more about the exhibition here.
- Vicious Circles by Nick Fox-Gieg & Meagan Williams
- Rapid Cycling by Pete OHearn & James Brownlee
- Blobber Basher by Miguel Sternberg, Alina Sechkin & Mac Calarco
- Planted Galaxy by Eli Eliz, Mark Sparling & James Brownlee
- Johnny Woop by Adam Stockermans
- Prepare For Adventure by Eleanor Chan, Jesse Sponder, Daylan Rogan & Devon Wiersma
- Brush'd by Amy Lee & Ryan Kelln
- Rai by Carl Spidla
What is the HTC Vive VR Headset?
More than just a headset, the HTC Vive is the only consumer Virtual Reality system that allows the user to walk throughout the space, reaching a level of immersion that surpasses other devices such as the Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR. We have a Vive onsite that is available for gamers, creators, and simply anyone who is curious! For more informtation or to book a VR playsession see here.
About Our Collaborators
The Hand Eye Society is a Toronto not-for-profit dedicated to supporting and showcasing videogames made primarily as a form of creative expression.
We provide audience development, education, creative opportunities, mentorship, knowledge sharing and inspiration to game creators, enthusiasts, and the game-curious in Toronto.
Founded in 2009, it is the first videogame arts organization in the world.
SpriteBox is a vehicle to raise funds for a much needed Maker Space in our community. We believe multi-player interaction and creative innovation are the cornerstones of an excellent gaming experience. SpriteBox offers integrated virtual and personal interaction between players. The tabletop shared screen opens up new opportunities for game design.
The HTC Vive
The HTC Vive is currently the most immersive Virtual Reality Headset on the market! Learn more about the HTC Vive here!