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

Come Out & Play 2010 in Brooklyn

Radar Blip
Save the night. Fight till the break of dawn.

Start Time: Friday June 4 at 9 PM
Location: Meet at the Brooklyn Lyceum, then walk as a group down to Old Stone House
# of players: 11-30
Duration: 2 hrs

Pew Pew Pew...Watch out!

Finally, flashlights have turned from ordinary household objects into Weapons of Awesome Destruction (or W.A.Ds)!

Radar blip is a family friendly night game that takes a baseball field and envisions it as radar screen. Blip, Blip, Blip...

Players act as airplanes attempting to avoid detection by outwitting radar operators. While the operators, at the same time, try to hunt and shoot down the opposing team's planes.

Designers: Jim Babb, Clay Ewing
Jim Babb splits his time between being a media strategist and a game designer. He is currently finishing up his MA in media studies at The New School, where he is exploring his love of games, transmedia, and other digital stuff. Jim is a pretty cool human and has been known to navigate the intersection between games, narratives, and silliness. His most recent Alternate Reality Game, "Must Love Robots" received much critical acclaim. Right now, he is working as a media strategist for the creative digital agency Big Spaceship. It is also important to note that Jim is absolutely obsessed with board games and tacos. There is also a good chance that he is taller than you.

Clay Ewing is an interactive designer with interests in art, education, information systems, computer intelligence and the collision of society with technology. Clay hails from the world of legal information technology, where he developed custom applications for knowledge management and software deployment. Recently, Clay has been dabbling in games and data mining to explore social connectedness and awareness. His Facebook application, Booked, attempts to automate a person's social life based on their profile. Currently, Clay is working on an internet connected board game that teaches people the real cost of health care through market forces.