A documentary game

by James Bulvanoski

My Paper

April 15, 2011 by bo1v | 0 comments

I just submitted my first formal write up of my game to the Fellowship committee.

The proposal outlines my intentions to develop a game about protest in the digital age.

Build Seven: Movement

April 2, 2011 by bo1v | 0 comments


For Build Seven I decided to re-enact youtube video footage of protestors fighting with Police over possession of a fence.

The idea was to enable players to re-enact the event from the perspective of a photo journalist.

The result was a build incorporating the movement of pieces.

Click here to download Build Seven.

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Here’s what Kettling is…

March 30, 2011 by bo1v | 0 comments

Kettling, also known as ‘containment’ or ‘corralling’, is a police tactic for the management of large crowds during demonstrations or protests. “Kettling” involves the formation of large cordons of police officers that move to contain a crowd within a limited area.

Sukey: Keeping demonstrators safe, mobile & informed

March 30, 2011 by bo1v | 0 comments

Sukey: Keeping demonstrators safe, mobile & informed (2011)

Sukey is an application designed to “keep protestors protected and informed during protests.” Per Sukey.org, When (protestors) “see something interesting, (and Sukey) is confident that something has actually happened,” Sukey keeps you updated. Sukey is a tool or application for “keeping protestors, safe, mobile, and informed.” And was inspired by the Live Protest Map (above).