The Player as Funambulist

The Player as Funambulist

While a funambulist and a player knows that any state of equilibrium can only ever be momentary, a proper citizen in 2018 is taught to believe that if only the right systems, models and rules are applied and followed, no balancing is required.

Play to Live

Play to Live

I’m not an expert in brevity, to say the least, but here I’ll try to clarify one little thing without too many detours and without going deep into the (important and fascinating) available literature: the purpose of play. Easy, right? There’s this...

The Play Deficit

CounterPlay has always been interested in playfulness all over society and the world; everywhere. …but damn, play is SO much more important than most people think. It's not always the solution, but it's always relevant, everywhere. — Mathias...