Our New Zealand games list spreadsheet is now available to download here. If you know anything about 1980s New Zealand games, please take a look and […]
Archive Year: 2012
Our draft 1980s Australian games software list is now online, here. It is a work in progress. We invite you to download it and have a […]
The ‘Play it Again Project’ needs your help! We are seeking 1980’s gaming systems in working order (preferably) for the following: Sinclair ZX80, ZX81 and ZX […]
Last Friday, several Play It Again team members spoke at ACMI’s Game Masters Forum on the topic of collecting video games and the issues cultural institutions […]
To stay in touch and help us to get the word out about the project, you may like to follow us on Twitter @AgainPlay, or like […]
We are looking for a talented prospective PhD student to work with us on the Play It Again Project. Here’s a portion of the ad: Early […]
ACMI’s Game Masters Forum is happening on 28th and 29th June, 2012.
Happily, the “Play It Again” project was awarded funding in ARC Linkage round 1, announced in November 2011. A game history/preservation project focused on Australian and New Zealand digital games of the 1980s, the project has dual cultural and technical ‘streams’. We will be both uncovering the history of local production and consumption of local games, and developing techniques for preserving the complex digital artefacts that games are.