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Kickstarting PlayCubes

Outside The Box is a “game engine for your imagination” – designed to inspire you to create and play your own games on your own or with others, indoors or outside. It’s made up of 27 cubes, 3 layers of 9 cubes, each layer being a distinct game : Animal Match, Mission Improbable and StoryMaker. […]

StoryCubes A User’s Manual

We’ve just published a short guidebook to using StoryCubes in all kinds of situations and contexts, with illustrations by the wonderful Mandy Tang. Download, print out and make up a copy, or read it online. Each new pack of StoryCubes will come with a copy of the guide and a printed StoryCube with some of […]

Hidden Families StoryCubes

This morning a new set of custom StoryCubes made with bookleteer arrived in the studio fresh off the press. Designed and illustrated by Alice Angus, they are part of a collaborative research project we’ve been working on since last summer with Lizzie Coles-Kemp of the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway University of London, performer Freya Stang, NEPACS and […]

bookleteer, Avery labels & StoryCubes

Over the summer we’ve been experimenting with using standard office labels to print StoryCubes designs created with bookleteer and mount them onto blank StoryCubes made and sold by Proboscis. This is proving to be the simplest, cheapest and most effective way we have found to make small numbers of cubes at home or work using […]

StoryCube Cairn

  This week we tested StoryCubes made with the bookleteer API, as used in artist Simon Pope and programmer Gordon Joly’s StoryCube Cairn project. Simon & Gordon have been experimenting with a simple interface allowing people to embed web links (URLs) as QR Codes onto the cubes which can be read by devices like mobile […]

Feature post on ‘In the Shadow of Senate House.’

It’s time to take a trip down memory lane I think and visit a featured collection of cubes. In the upcoming weeks I will be writing a few featured posts consisting of e-mail interviews I conducted with the makers of various StoryCubes. This week is the turn of Esther Leslie’s ‘In the Shadow of Senate […]

Promoting Proboscis

Leaflets, TV adverts, magazines adverts – the conventional way of promoting a product or company. However, having looked at the StoryCube promotion for Proboscis, the alternative to a leaflet, I have different thoughts now promotional methods and their effects. The cubes aren’t your average promotional piece, telling the audience what Proboscis as a company does. […]