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Beyond Screens – Big Games: HORSE w/ Toni Pizza and Gwynna Forgham-Thrift
March 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
What’s the best way to HORSE around? With a basketball, of course! Greg Trefry and Debra Everett-Lane, organizers of the Come Out & Play Festival, meet up with Toni Pizza and Gwynna Forgham-Thrift from the NYU Game Center to play HORSE, try some trick shots, and chat about games and sports.
Toni Pizza is a game designer and women’s sports-fanatic basked in Brooklyn. She works for the NYU Game Center and Processing Foundation and writes The Sportswoman with Gwynna Forgham-Thrift.
Gwynna Forgham-Thrift is one-half of the team behind The Sportswoman, a weekly email newsletter and twitch.tv show about the incredible world of women’s sports. She also produces events for the NYU Game Center and plays point guard for New York City’s best adult rec basketball team, the Space Clams.
IndieCade’s Twitch show exploring work that pushes the boundaries of, or comes entirely off the screen. Genres covered will include participatory theatre, alternate reality and live action roleplaying; escape rooms; Big Games; and alternative controllers. Each hour-long episode will feature an in-depth conversation with creators of these genre-defining games.
Airing noon Pacific on Wednesdays, weekly shows will be co-hosted by organizations and creators in monthly rotation as follows:
- First Wednesday – Playable Theatre – Hosted by the Playable Theatre Project
- Second Wednesday – Escape Rooms – Presented by Room Escape Artists
- Third Wednesday – Big Games – Presented by Come Out and Play
- Fourth Wednesday – Alternative Controllers – with Tatiana Vilela dos Santos and Alistair Aitcheson