Rumrunners: A Prohibition Era Street Game

Designers Rumrunners was co-designed, co-produced and co-directed by Catherine Herdlick and Sarah Romoslawski Dates Run So far, Rumrunners has only been run once — November 9th, 2013 at the San Francisco Come Out and Play Festival.  We hope to run it again, it was a…

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Reflections on Playtesting at Sifteo, Part 1

While at Sifteo, my title was Game Designer, however, I took on the role of leading playtesting for all the pack-in titles for the gen 2 New Sifteo Cube launch.   Thus, Sifteo needed to test five titles all at once — Chroma Splash, Word Caravan…

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TMNT Ninja Slide

Release Date November 2012 Platform: Sifteo Cubes Genre TMNT:Ninja Slide is a sliding block puzzle adventure game. It draws from games like ThinkFun’s Rush Hour and Nintendo classics like Adventures of Lolo, one of my favorite games as a child. In this game the player…

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Word Caravan

Platform Sifteo Cubes Genre Word Puzzle Game About the Game Go on a puzzling adventure with Doc Henry Bhat. Find puzzle boxes along the route of the ancient Silk Road and unscramble words from each regions language. The clues will get you closer to where…

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Creativity Kit Multiple Choice

Platform Original Sifteo Cubes Genre Quiz Game — DIY About the Game Creativity Kit multiple choice allows users to create trivia games for their Sifteo cubes. Input questions and answers in the Siftrunner tool and instantly run your game. My Roles Producer, Lead Playtester

Alpha-Matic for Original Sifteo Cubes

The Cogwell Twins and the Amazing Alpha-Matic

Release Date September 2011 Platform The Original Sifteo Cubes Genre Montessori-inspired Letter Sound Learning Game About the Game Alpha-Matic is a Montessori-inspired learning game for pre-readers. The player arranges the cubes in a path to send letters through a series of pipes and crazy contraptions…

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Daily Hot Shots

Release Date November 16, 2010 Platform Web game on Pogo.com Genre Asynchronous Social Game — dress-up, user-generated content, voting About the Game Daily Hot Shots, or DHS for short was a daily social game available on Pogo.com Each day, players could dress up a Pogo(tm)…

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Pogo.com Prototypes

While at Pogo I worked on rapid prototypes and landing pages for the destination site. The Game Finder allowed users to spin for a new game by filtering out different genres.    This prototype helped define the apps requirements and engineering specifications.   Implementation of the…

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Hybrid Word Gardens

About the Project 2009 Hybrid Word Gardens is an interactive installation where participants can plant magical pairs of maple seed pods that grow into strange fake words. Every time a garden grows, it gets uploaded to a Flickr pool. . Video Hybrid Word Gardens in…

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Embodied Poetry Idioms for ESL Learning

Project Date Released into 2 high school classrooms during Spring 2009 and displayed at ASU’s Digital Arts Ranch in April 2009 at my MFA Thesis Show.  Research on this project was presented at ACM Creativity and Cognition 2009. Platform The Situated Multimedia Arts Learning Lab…