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Play NYC 2017 – Cutthroat Gunboat Preview

Local multiplayer games are a dying breed thanks to the continued growth of online play. That sort of in-room party atmosphere is something that is lost in the wake of…

Heros Crossing Play NYC 2017 Display

Play NYC 2017 – Hero’s Crossing Preview

Hero’s Crossing by One Method Monkey is a game that immediately appealed to me the moment I saw it at Play NYC 2017. I could tell, just by looking, that it…

Reflections At Sunset Charles Hans Huang

Play NYC 2017 – Reflections at Sunset Preview

My very first stop at Play NYC 2017 was Reflections at Sunset by Charles Hans Huang. The booth Mr. Huang was standing at had a bit of a meditative theme to…

Mushroom Wars 2 Preview

Mushroom Wars 2 First Impressions – What A Fun Guy

One of the appointments I had in advance for Play NYC was to see Mushroom Wars 2 by Zillion Whales, an RTS-esque game where you send out adorable little armies of…

Play NYC 2017 Stage Shot

Play NYC 2017 Recap – Hands On With NYC’s Games

I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Play NYC convention in New York City. Taking place in Manhattan, it was Playcrafting‘s first attempt at running a large convention—and boy, did…

Dan Butchko Playcrafting Play NYC 2017 Interview

Play NYC – An Interview With Playcrafting Founder & CEO Dan Butchko

Early in my career at TechRaptor, I searched for gaming events in the New York City area and boy was I coming up short. There was no equivalent of PAX,…

Playcrafting IGDA Partnership

Playcrafting & IGDA Announce Partnership

Playcrafting and the International Game Developers Association are joining forces to bring discounts to IGDA members according to a press release. Playcrafting is a New York-based organization that focuses on…

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[Updated] Playcrafting Announces Play NYC Gaming Convention

Playcrafting, an organization focused on teaching game development skills and providing networking opportunities for developers, has announced the launch of a new gaming convention by the name of Play NYC…

Playcrafting Spring Play Expo 2017 Recap

Playcrafting Spring Play 2017 Expo Recap

I had the pleasure of attending Playcrafting’s Spring Play 2017 Expo on Thursday. Like the many Playcrafting events I had been to before, I saw developers and attendees of all stripes uniting…