Well Played: Sunburn! by Secret Crush
Location: William Fox Amphitheater
With game developer Toni Pizza in conversation with John Sharp
Note: Game is available for play starting at 4:00 p.m.; the program begins at 7:00 p.m.
Sunburn! (iOS, 2014 and Android, 2015) has a simple but unexpected premise: Guide your crew of stranded astronauts to their collective demise. Using a smart mix of physics puzzles, touch screen controls, and pixel-cute graphics, Sunburn! hits the right notes to gleefully keep your team of doomed astronauts together to die. John Sharp is a game designer, graphic designer, art historian, and educator. He makes games, teaches game design and other creative pursuits, and researches and writes about games, design, art, and play.