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The 2017 Bit Awards Announces Nominees

The 2017 Bit Awards, an awards show produced by Playcrafting in partnership with the Parsons School of Design, has announced their nominees for this year as shown on their website.…

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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…

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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,…

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A Chat About Awkward Date With Fernando DeSilva & Abe Gellis

Last year, I sat down to have a chat with a pair of developers who were working on a simple title with a concept that I found personally interesting. That…

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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…

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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…

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Playcrafting Spring Play Expo Is Happening April 27

Playcrafting’s Spring Play Expo will be taking place on April 27, 2017 at the Microsoft Building at 11 Times Square in Manhattan. Playcrafting is an organization dedicated to bringing game development…

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Playcrafting: Women in Games

On March 23rd, New York City’s own Playcrafting hosted their Women in Games themed night of Demo & Play in honor of Women’s History Month. Featuring a plethora of developers…

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The ’16 Bit Awards Recap

Just over a year ago, I attended my first Playcrafting expo. Playcrafting is an organization that seeks to remove barriers in game design through making the material more accessible. I met a…