MOST: Night Lab: Game On!

This is a past event

15 people went

Details

The SSOG will have a booth setup at this event. We'll be promoting the group as well as board gaming in general. Details of the event below.

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NightLab was designed for adults to enjoy an evening out and explore scientific concepts while having a great time. Our first event, NightLab: Brainfreeze, was a huge hit as guests explored the body’s most complex organ – the brain!

https://www.most.org/learn/nightlab/
Cost (Buy tickets at link above):
$12 for MOST members
$15 for nonmembers
Must be 18+ to attend

For centuries, games have been used to entertain, tell stories, teach lessons, and challenge minds, but there’s a lot of science that goes into the making – and playing – of an exciting, addictive game, from math and psychology to probability and programming. So whether your game is Candy Crush, Call of Duty, or Catan, join us at the MOST for a playful exploration of the science of gaming at Game On!, where you will:

* Enjoy cash bar and drink specials from The York

* Enjoy free Peppino’s Pizza (while supplies last)

* Play vintage console and PC games from RetroGameCon

* Play classic and contemporary tabletop games from Play the Game, Read the Story

* Try out a virtual reality gaming experience or our alternate reality Museum Scavenger Quest

* Challenge your friends at live-action games designed to reveal the science of gaming, from the psychology of decision-making to the probability of certain outcomes

* Craft your own pixel art character and learn about the game design process from Syracuse University Computer Art and Animation students and faculty!

* Enjoy games and promotions from the Museum of Intrigue, Syracuse Society of Geeks, and more!

* Explore all MOST exhibits, including the Laser Maze Challenge!
And much, much more!