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

Come Out & Play 2008 in New York

Snap-Shot-City, is a world wide photographic treasure hunt that will open your eyes to the Extraordinary. Everyday. Everywhere.

Start Time: Friday 10 PM to - Saturday 9 PM (This game can be played while playing other games)
Location: Bluestockings, 172 Allen St (between Stanton and Rivington)
# of players: Unlimited
Duration: 1.5 hours
URL: Sign up at
Designers: Bonnie Shaw

Snap-Shot-City returns to settle one of the northern hemisphere's long standing urban rivalry's, New York or London? In June 2008, Snap-Shot-City will facilitate a trans-Atlantic Snap-Shot duel, inviting both Londonite’s and NewYawker's to become artists for a day, to focus their (camera) sights on their home cities and shoot.

Rather than aiming to eliminate the opposition, Snap-Shot-City hopes to bring New York and London closer by celebrating the similarities, differences and mind boggling quirks of each.

The Rules
Anyone with a digital camera and Internet access can play. Simply sign up a team of friends at Then, on June 7th, download the list of themes and spend the day exploring your city and interpreting them in snap-shots. Finally, upload your shots to the Snap-Shot-City site to share what you’ve found with other players, then celebrate your newfound creativity at your local Snap-Shot-City after party. Hoorah!

  1. You and your friends
    Sign up and Invite your friends (teams of up to 6) at Spread the word.
  2. Clues
    We set a list of 15 interpretive categories aimed to showcase your NYC/LDN
  3. Snap
    Explore the streets, have fun, snap some shots and interpret the categories any which way you like. Upload your snaps before the 7pm deadline.
  4. Party like its COaP
    Head to the COaP after party to share your adventures, exploits and moments of genius and party party the night away. Stay tuned for the LDN reply, awards nights, exhibitions, film launch and other Snap-Shot-City events.

Bio: Bonnie Shaw
Bonnie Shaw is the founding director of She is an urban designer and is interested in place and experience, community engagement and location integrated technology. She runs the worldwide Snap-Shot-City event with Anne Hopkins, who is a communications strategist and general ideas person. Together with and Matt Arnold, who lives in New Zealand, they invite people everywhere to find the extraordinary in their every day.

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