Stay tuned for PLAY19!

November 14-17, 2019
Markthalle | Barlach Halle K

PLAY18 - Creative Gaming Festival

READY GAME CHANGE: Create a New Tomorrow

Guests of PLAY18

Studio Zukunft

Download Program Booklet and Timetable

Speakers' Corner

From November 1st to 4th, 2018, the PLAY - Creative Gaming Festival invited all gaming enthusiasts to playfully shape the world of tomorrow under the motto "Ready Game Change - Create a New Tomorrow".

Take a look at the program of PLAY18:

Opening and Vernissage

Artist Talks

Insert Moin Podcast Sofa


PLAY Exhibition

PLAY Couches

Machinima Cinema

Impulse: About the (Im)possible Representation of Sexism in Video Games

Creative Gaming Award Show

Live Random Play

The Incredible Playable Show

Impulse: Play and the End of a World.

Workshop: Character Design

Workshop: Game Design with Bloxels

Workshop: Minetest Hero Theatre

Workshop: A Glimpse into the World of Foley

Workshop: What Would God Play?

Workshop: Telling Positive News Through Games

Workshop: Radical Game Design with Bitsy

Further Education: Games into the School

Further Education: With Creative Gaming to a Better World

PLAY Friends

Game Changer. Groundbreaker Art

Remembrance Culture in Video Games


What happened during the last few years? Have a look at the last five PLAY Festivals:

PLAY13 || PLAY14 || PLAY15 || PLAY16 || PLAY17