In many ways modern interactive installations capture the same magic and energy that went into the innovative arcade machines of the early 90s. Without knowing it, we’ve been working our way toward the same goals and outcomes of these old arcades. So what’s stopping us from just making one? Zander will talk through his process as his team gets closer to their goal of reinventing the arcade using projections, bears, motors and other fun stuff.
Five things audience members will learn
The advanced technology that designers were using even in the 80s and 90s.
How things are the same and different. Now vs. then.
How arcades can teach us to make better interactive installations.
Why we should all be bringing the arcade back.
- What today’s version of an arcade might look like.