The Come Out and Play Festival is a street games fesitval dedicated to exploring new styles of games and play.

Come Out & Play 2006 in New York City

The Go Game
A cell phone driven, urban adventure game.

Location: West Village
Duration: 4 hours
URL: The Go Game

Each team is issued a Superhero lunch box with a cell phone, a digital camera and a map of the game zone inside. Clues are downloaded and solved on the cell phone (which is wireless enabled), providing instant feedback of their performance, speed, rank and time left in the race.

The game combines a variety of mission types, from funny and clever puzzles to agents lurking in cafes and parks and our the crowd favorite creative video and photo challenges. These videos and photos are the gems of The Go Game, as they offer a wide variety of creative and hilarious responses which are voted on at the end of the game by all of the players. The Go Game will be running a free community game for the Come Out & Play Festival in NYC on the 24th of September in The West Village. You can register as a single player or on a team at: http://www.thegogame.com/play

Designers: The Go Game

One of the pioneers of the alternate reality game, The Go Game has provided a cell phone driven, urban adventure game to over 100,000 players since itís first community game in San Franciscoís Mission District on December 1st, 2001.