Go Play Keychains Available

Posted by Joshua BishopRoby on 10 Oct 2006 | Tagged as: Uncategorized

Because Tony Lower-Basch is a madman, he’s got Go Play keychains available for sale.

They’re a steal at $5 a pop, which includes shipping.

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Go Play Stargate

Posted by Joshua BishopRoby on 19 Sep 2006 | Tagged as: Check Me Out!


Cause my wife asked for it.

Go Play Die

Posted by Joshua BishopRoby on 01 Sep 2006 | Tagged as: Check Me Out!

Thanks to Brendan for this link.

Go Play Verge

Posted by Joshua BishopRoby on 21 Aug 2006 | Tagged as: Check Me Out!


Adam Dray provides this for his in-playtest cyberpunk scifi game, Verge.

Go Play Jeep

Posted by Joshua BishopRoby on 18 Aug 2006 | Tagged as: Check Me Out!

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It’s almost like Vi åker Jeep, but, you know, different.
– submitted by technocrat13 / Eric Provost

Icons

Posted by Dave Younce on 18 Aug 2006 | Tagged as: We're Famous!

As the meme has grown over on rpg.net, many posters have adopted avatars that featured the Go Play symbol in them. Thomas T. has been particularly prolific in his Go Play designs - here are most of the icons from that thread (till now):

Go Play Iwo JimaGo Play DicePause PlaySuperman Go PlayGo Play Green ArrowGo Play in Traffic

Edit: No way is this post gonna manage to keep up with gamer innovation, but here are a few more Icons:

 

Go-Play Parade

Posted by Joshua BishopRoby on 18 Aug 2006 | Tagged as: Check Me Out!

Alright, so while there’s still some sawdust floating around go-play.org, we are up and running. One of the prime things I want to do with this site is collect the various go-play designs as they come out. This will not be so much a destination as an archive. So I’ll start collecting this weekend… and maybe find a theme that isn’t, you know, grass.

In the mean time, the other thing we need are pictures of people displaying their go-play pride. If Rob thrust a sticker in your hands and it ended up on your laptop or car bumper or window or forehead, send us a picture. If you got one of Jason or Rob’s teeshirts, send us a picture. If you painted your face green with a big white arrow in the middle, seek help, but send us a picture first. I’m turning any new users that I recognize into Authors, so you can just start up a new post to display their go-play awesomatude. Alternately, slap a comment on this post with your pictures.

I’d love to see everybody with their little green flags flying!

What it means

Posted by Mike Sugarbaker on 15 Aug 2006 | Tagged as: Advocacy

Some people are already getting it twisted, so here it is:

Play is good. Play is necessary. Play keeps us young. Play keeps us alive. Play leads to new ideas and new ways of looking at the world. Play teaches us about each other and about ourselves. Play makes us human.

This symbol says, “Have play in your life.” It does not say “I am ______ and you are not.” For that matter, it does not say “I am ______ and so are you if you understand this.” No, not even when you fill in the blank with “gamer.”

This symbol is not even really an exhortation. It’s a yelp of joy. It says, go us. Go team. Go humanity. GO PLAY.

Where it all began…

Posted by Joshua BishopRoby on 15 Aug 2006 | Tagged as: We're Famous!

The Go Play sticker saw its genesis in the Story-Games thread The Secret Language of Cars. There, Rob Donoghue suggested that gamers have an easily-identifiable logo that could be placed on car bumpers, laptops, bags, and teeshirts.

Ben Lehman suggested the design, but in red; people griped about the eye-gouging color and it was switched to green. Thus the symbol was born.

Jason Morningstar did up some icons and put them under a Creative Commons license.

Rob set up a cafepress store and Jason set up a spreadshirt store. Both stores offer Go Play merchandise at cost — nobody makes money off of this thing.

A number of gamers then advanced on GenCon, stickers in hand and teeshirts on shoulders, to spread the meme.

Stand By!

Posted by Web Mastah on 15 Aug 2006 | Tagged as: Check Me Out!

This website will have content and purpose and maybe a more appropriate theme… eventually.

Still working on the theme…