Details on the Gameworld Exhibit at Laboral Centro de Arte

They don’t have the list of games posted on their page (here is the link summarizing the exhibit), but the list has been emailed to me, so I am sharing it here.

The exhibit seems to be split into four parts: classic / genre-defining games, current experimental games, machinima, and films about games being played.

Here’s a list of what’s in each category, along with the creator(s) credited:


  • Spacewar (Graetz, Russell, Wiitanen)
  • Star Raiders (Doug Neubauer)
  • Zork (Marc Blank & Dave Lebling)
  • Tetris (Alexey Pajitnov)
  • Civilization I & II (Sid Meier)
  • Sim City (Will Wright)
  • Super Mario 3 (Shigeru Miyamoto – Nintendo)
  • Warcraft series (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Doom (ID Software)
  • Sensible World of Soccer (John Hare – Sensible Software)

Current and Experimental:

  • Flow (Jenova Chen, Kellee Santiago)
  • We Love Katamari (Keita Takahashi – Namco)
  • Braid (Jonathan Blow et al – Number None)
  • Border Games (El Fiambrera Obrera)
  • The Arcade Wire (Ian Bogost, Gonzalo Frasca)
  • Super Columbine Massacre RPG! (Danny Ledone)
  • 2nd Person Shooter (Julian Oliver)
  • Darkgame (Eddo Stern)
  • Once More With Feeling (Ken Perlin – NYU MRL)
  • Facade (Michael Mateas and Andrew Stern)
  • Invaders (Douglas Edric Stanley)
  • axbx (Brent Gustafson)
  • TFT Tennis (Dirk Eijbouts)
  • Pongmechanik (Niklas Roy)
  • AR Tennis (Hitlab New Zealand)
  • Furminator (Fur Collaboriative)
  • Movie Sandbox – Animachine (Friedrich Kirschner)
  • Domestic (Mary Flanagan)
  • Endless Forest (Tale of Tales)


  • Sheik Attack (Eddo Stern)
  • This Spartan Life (Chris Burke)
  • She Puppet (Peggy Ahwesh)
  • Avatar Portraits (Eva and Franco Mattes)
  • 650 Polygon John Carmack (Brody Condon)
  • FPS and WOW (Aram Bartholl)
  • Screen Shots (John Haddock)
  • Readyplayed (Ludic Society)

Films / etc About Games:

  • LARP (Brody Condon)
  • WOW and Need for Speed 2 Documentary (Aram Bartholl)
  • Boys in the Hood (Axel Stockburger)
  • Dead in Iraq (Joseph Delappe)
  • The War Room (Joan Leandre)
  • Notbot (Walter Langelaar)
  • Retroyou (Joan Leandre)
  • Space(E)scape (Workspace Unlimited)
  • Super Mario Sleeping (Miltos Manetas)
  • Super Mario Movie (Cory Archangel & Paperrad)

Note that I may have some of this information wrong or inaccurate.

Anyway there seems to be some really interesting stuff on that list that I hadn’t heard of… if you attend this, post here and let us know how it was!

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