DOI: 10.1177/12063312231213260 ISSN: 1206-3312

Urban Game Dynamics: How Game Designers, Curators, and Players Create New Possibilities

Colleen Macklin
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Urban Studies
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Cultural Studies

Urban games, by using the city as a medium, temporarily surface underlying ideologies and systems influencing urban life. This paper explores the political potential of this medium anchored by interviews with urban game makers/organizers and the strategies they have developed to bring inclusive, safe, and enlightening forms of play and public engagement to the city.

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