Now Play This Game Design Labs

    Now Play This Game Design Labs Thursday 27th – Saturday 29th June 10am-6pm Goethe-Institut, South Kensington   Are you a game-maker or artist interested in unexpected game design? We would like to invite you to attend the Now Play This Game Design

    by Nick NPT2024, News

    ANNOUNCEMENT: Now Play This Director Appointment

    We are so pleased to announce the appointment of our new director, Luján Oulton, who will lead Now Play This into our 2024 festival and beyond! We’ve already started plotting what that will look like, and are very excited to start sharing our plans wit

    by Nick NPT2024, News

    Now Play This Summer Summit

    Are you a game-maker or artist interested in careful and caring game design? We would like to invite you to the Now Play This Summer Summit!  April’s Now Play This Festival investigated one of humanity’s foundational experiences: love. Continuing some

    by Nick NPT2023, News

    We are looking for a new director!

    Now Play This first ran in 2015. We had half a dozen rooms of games and opened them for three days, testing out the idea of a festival that looked at game design in all its forms: videogames, board games, playful sculpture, interactive poetry, work by

    by Nick News

    Join the team!

    Are you a fan of Now Play This and want to get involved in the production process? We are looking to fill two freelance positions for this year’s festival. Both are available as entry level positions and we are keen to hear from all voices. We are comm

    by Nick NPT2022

    The Grannies – A film about breaking through boundaries

    Commissioned for Now Play This 2020, The Grannies is a multi-channel documentary film following a group of artists as they explore the fringes of Red Dead Online. The film was directed by NPT2020 Guest Director Marie Foulston and recently had its world

    by Nick NPT2020

    Announcement: Meet our new festival director & board!

    2021 is fast approaching and we are busy planning a new year of events, exhibitions and commissions. There will be a few changes to the festival, and as part of that we have two exciting announcements.  We are so pleased to announce our new festival di

    by Nick News

    NPT at Home: In Review

    A Year of Transition 2020 was always due to be a year of transition for Now Play This. Previous festival director’s Holly Gramazio and V Buckenham had stepped down, and I, Marie Foulston, joined the existing production team of Sophie Sampson, Nick Murr

    by Nick News

    Now Play This Postponement Announcement

    We’re very sad to announce that we’ve decided to postpone this year’s Now Play This. We are so proud of the festival we put together and all the artists involved, but despite being a relatively small scale event, we have decided in light of global even

    by Nick NPT2020, News
    Marie Foulston

    Announcing our Guest Director for 2020

      For five years Now Play This has been a home for innovative and experimental games from all over the world. Through our collaboration with London Games Festival and Somerset House we have had the distinct pleasure of championing interesting game

    by Nick NPT2020, News