Come out and play in Athens

CityScrabble, Laughter Yoga,  Biscuit in a Basket (or Shadow Play), these are but a few of the creatively designed games put together for the Athens Plaython Festival. And if you’d like to get involved in more than just playing, but in creating new ways to play, the festival hosts a range of game design and technology technology workshops from local and international artists for both kids and adults. They’re inviting you to take the role of game designers, tinker with new technologies and learn how to design innovative play; you will create your own arcade soundtrack, create new types of Olympic games and craft narratives for your neighborhood!

Tickets to the two day festival are 3 euro per person and can be booked online.

The games, open to everyone (young and old, Greek and non-Greek, locals and visitors) will be held on Saturday September 29, 2012, 20:00 to 23:00 and Sunday September 30, 2012 from 12:00 to 16:00 30/9/2012 at “Technopolis” Municipality of Athens Room “Nikos Gatsos’ (Building” D12 “), courtyard, Piraeus 100, Gazi. Party will follow.

If you’d like to read a bit more about the various games, visit the organizers website.