Take a deep dive into our practice or find out about our latest projects with this selection of articles by Coney HQ and our wider network.

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Production Placement with Coney: Tingchi Chuang writes

This summer and autumn, Coney HQ is playing host to several placements. Among these is our fantastic Production Placement Tingchi, who has been part of Coney for the past few weeks working on Phoebe the Apprentice Ranger and other commissioned projects. Ting joins us…

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Could you restore a rainforest in 95 years or less?

This week’s blog was originally published on the School of Systems Change blog. In it, David Finnigan shares insights into the process of creating 95 Years Or Less, a game about living systems made by Coney and commissioned by Forum for the Future…

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Meet the Network of Coney

There’s nothing we like better at Coney than meeting new people and making things together – which is what’s so brilliant about our Network. The Network of Coney is a group of artists, makers, creative types and people who like what…

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Phoebe the Apprentice Ranger: Production shots

This week Coney launched a brand new family adventure: Phoebe the Apprentice Ranger, commissioned by Polesden Lacey National Trust. Opening day was fully booked with families, and we’re delighted so many people came along to share the adventure and help Phoebe with her ranger missions in the…

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Work experience with Arts Emergency and Coney

Last week was an exciting and busy one for Coney. We hosted our biggest fundraiser to date, A Night of Coney, where we welcomed 70 people from all walks of life to join and play a one-off piece of mystery…

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HQ Fact File: Toby Peach

Coney’s programme is pretty large – we made 19 new things last year with 63 freelancers and the expertise of our 18 talented Associates. This Coney programme is underpinned by Coney HQ: 3 full time people, 1 part time person,…

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Why take games into workplaces? Systems Gaming with David Finnigan

This week, David Finnigan writes about Systems games for consultancy: what they are, how we make them, and (most importantly), why they work. We’ve started hosting lunchtime sharings and Coney Socials for those interested in this line of work – if…

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Small People, Big Protest: why bother?

A week today, Coney presents Small People, Big Protest at All Points East In The Neighbourhood. It’s a project made by Coney with families, to help small people respond to big ideas about the world. Georgina Bednar, an Associate of…

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Pass It On, a legacy of play

  Tassos Stevens writes: Bernie ’Blue’ De Koven sadly passed in late March, to the great playground in the sky. I was lucky to spend time with him last summer in conversation and making A Game Of Legacy, as one…

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