Venue/Location: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave., Phone: 503-797-4000
Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 7:00 PM
OMSI After Dark: We've Got Game
Admission: $12 for non-members • $6 for OMSI members
(Click here to buy tickets online)
21+ only, IDs required.
Treat yourself to childfree, brain-building science fun at OMSI After Dark! Check out live demos, new featured exhibitions, and old favorites. Sample tasty snacks and sweets along with beer and wine, and talk to regional food and beverage artisans about the science behind them. The OMSI Cafe will be open with a special dinner menu and cash bars will be available for those who want more than just a taste! It's geeks gone wild!
Sample of demos and activities:
Aggravated Avians in Real Life: Use a catapult to help some really miffed stuffed birds knock down the structures these pigs have built - with Physics!
PB&J Programming: How do game designers make a character do what they want? Try your hand at programming a human "robot" to complete a simple task - lunch.
Pixels, Sprites and Bits: Craft your favorite game characters bit by bit and take home some pixelated bead art.
Portland Retro Gaming Expo: Portland Retro Gaming Expo previews playable classic video games and gives away a limited number of weekend passes.
XBUS: The XBUS is a converted 40' transit bus outfitted with 16 Xbox 360 consules, each with their own 27" HDTV.
Local Developers Showcase: Local game developers present and discuss their work. Learn the basics of developing and publishing independant games, from 3D computer games to iPhone and Android.
Current Exhibitions: Game On 2.0 and Narnia: the Exhibition