Design by Chris Rowland

About SeaSylph Games

SeaSylph Games is a gaming company that plays with the boundaries between interactive theatre and games. Created by Elizabeth Simoens, who holds an MFA in Creative Practice, each SeaSlyph Games experience is crafted to fit the...

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How I fell in love while fighting orcs

As some of you know, I recently got engaged to my partner of two years. As some of you also know, we met sword fighting and got to know each other through playing Mortal Kombat and larping. Just before he proposed, I spent a few...

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Silly Player Moments Blog for Fire Hazard

The players are my favorite part of live games. They are the reason that I work in live games instead of a different part of the industry. I really enjoy watching them take something I have created and make something entirely...

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Rumpus: Glow! Tickets are nearly here

SeaSylph Games and Rumpus will ride again in a retro space-age, hypnotic neon game/party that is set to hit on April 7th! Are you ready to take on adventures and puzzles whilst dancing the night away? Will you find an operatic...

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Missed Rumpus?

Did you miss last year’s Rumpus: Pick Your Own Misadventure? Are you curious what the event on April 7th is going to be like? Do you want to see what we created last year? Well I can help you. It was mayhem. We had zombies...

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Reflecting back and looking forward

It has been just over a year since I started working on Live Games in earnest. I had been researching the form and doing R&D at Trinity Laban, but it wasn’t until November of 2015 that I had my first public game...

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GameCity Festival with the Guardian

In October, just after my dissertation, I attended the GameCity festival to discuss my research on Live Games. While I was super excited, I had also just written a book so my brain was a little fried. I gave a talk on agency in...

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Finding my place at Fire Hazard

About a month ago I started my full-time job as a Live Game Designer and Stage Manager for Fire Hazard Games. I have learned to run many games, started updating others, and have begun work on a brand new game for Autumn as the...

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