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Vince Siu

Co-Founder, Press Start Hong Kong in Hong Kong

Innovating through Play

PRESENTED ON MAR 01, 2019
IN HONG KONG @ VOL 28

Vince Siu, founder of Press Start Hong Kong, shares his views on how some popular board games hinder peoples' interactions and how a well-designed game can inspire innovative mind and educate children in playful ways.

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Game Making Across the Spectrum

BY DANNY PARKER
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 28, 2012

Danny Parker has been making his own games since childhood. In this presentation he walks us through his video gaming journey, encouraging us to make more games ourselves. 

"Presentation of the Day" on September 4, 2013.

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Discovering New Game Worlds

BY LINN SOLVIG
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 21, 2014

Linn Solvig takes us on a trip through her discovery of computer games and gaming.

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"Go"dly Nerdism in the Game Go

BY IGNATIUS CHIN
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 30, 2015

What does the Go Father of Brunei have to say? Well, Go, obviously! To Ignatius Chin, playing the strategy board game Go is not just some pasttime activity but a highly addictive game that carries its ancient origins and unites people (especially nerds and other lifeforms) together. Listen as he opens your eyes to the magic that is Go.

This was "Presentation on the Day" on July 29th, 2015.

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Evolution of Love and Sexuality in Games

BY HANNAH BEUGER
@ VOL 13 ON FEB 24, 2015

Hannah Beuger is student game design en deed onderzoek naar de ontwikkeling van sexualiteit in games. Ze laat zien hoe dit vanaf 1979 tot nu ontwikkelde.

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Catan Board Game

BY HIROHISA KATO
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 30, 2016

Hirohisa Kato,C o-working space Asahikawa 37 management.

Kato, who operates a co-working space, offering a venue for self-study and seminars, shares a presentation about gathering people to play the board game Catan. Enjoy his passion for the the game as he happily share about it and other board games.

Co-working space Asahikawa 37

Every day they host board game tournament.
Please contact them to learn more.

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Board Games for Life

BY MICHAEL ROSS
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"If actual life was a board game, it would probably get pretty bad reviews nowadays."

Engineer and self-professed nerd Michael Ross talks board games—sure, they're loads of fun, but what, exactly, has caused their recent skyrocketing popularity as an inclusive, immersive, and sometimes very competitive source of community and socializing?

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Cozy Game Design

BY ALEC HOLOWKA
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Alec Holowka lives in the Exchange District of Winnipeg and makes video games with his friends. It's most definitely safe to say he’s living the life. 

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Designing an Intersection: Jubilee Games and Coffee

BY MICHAEL GRUBB
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 08, 2018

When Michael Grubb and his fellow co-founders started offering coffee, board games, and face-to-face play at their monthly pop-ups and game nights, they started finding something more than “fun”--they found a city hungry for connection and new ideas. Exploring the social novelty of the events themselves and the theory behind the national board game boom, Michael makes a case for the cultural value of gaming. 

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Put Down Your Phone, Pick Up A Board Game

BY CORTLAND MERCER
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 03, 2017

In an era of increasing civic and social isolation, Cortland Mercer describes the resurgent role that board games and board game cafes play in strengthening relationships and building community.