We Are Shadows – how to play

Posted on November 8th, 2019

Photograph of three people laughing, talking to each other as they're on their phones.

On 19 October we launched We Are Shadows: Brick Lane – a brand new Coney & Tamasha Digital joint project in collaboration with Rightful Place Theatre Company, supported by Derwent London and Rich Mix.

We Are Shadows: Brick Lane is a smartphone adventure on foot by Coney and Tamasha, inspired by where we live: E1 in Tower Hamlets. Designed by Coney using Twine, the game is now available online, ongoing, to play at any time. So if you didn’t make it over to Brick Lane for the launch on 19 October, you’ll be happy to hear the adventure is still ready and waiting!

It’s free, and there’s no need to book. All you have to do is download the instructions below, then text “We Are Shadows” to 07481 340 803 to begin. The adventure is best explored when starting at Rich Mix, and takes place outdoors – so be sure to check the weather before you start.

Huge thanks to everyone who joined us for a sold-out launch and made it such a brilliant day. Players explored Brick Lane and uncovered stories in an immersive smartphone experience, followed by a one-off chance to interact with installations and mini podcasts at Rich Mix.

Take a look at our image gallery below for photos of the launch, and a sneak peek at the places We Are Shadows could take you…

All images by Myah Jeffers

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