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

Come Out & Play 2009 in New York

Hijack the Band
Interactive cell phone game played with a live rock band

Start Time: Friday June 12 at 7-8:30 PM
Location: Festival HQ at the The Tank (354 W 45th St. between 8th/9th Aves)
# of players: 100+
Duration: 1.5 hours
Designers: The Go Game

Hijack The Band is an interactive cell phone game played while watching a band perform. The object is to add an exciting layer of give and take between the audience and the performers, giving the fans the ability to actually influence a number of aspects of the show. Fans play by voting and submitting suggestions with their cell phone to earn points which they can then use to Hijack The Band with their own suggestions.

Bio: The Go Game
The Go Game stages technology-fueled, creative games and activities for team building, marketing programs, sales training and just pure fun. Based in San Francisco, we stage unique, interactive events and scavenger hunts for groups of 3 to 10,000 players anywhere in the world.

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