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4 Women Makers Who Inspire Us

Meet four Bay Area women who bring imagination into our daily lives with their art, designs, craft, and games.  

SFMOMA's Plans for a New Gaming-Focused Project

As many await the reopening of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, what better way to alleviate some of your anticipation than with a look into one of its new "collections," PlaySFMOMA. Featuring analog and digital game offerings, engagement tools, and a new designers-in-residence program, this collaboration between gamers and SFMOMA will prove to be an intriguing exhibition for the modern-day museumgoer. 

With ChefVille, Zynga Opens Its Doors to Share Tasty Food Values

Not a lot of things have been going right lately for Zynga, the big social game-maker headquartered at 8th and Brannan Streets, after a disappointing quarterly earnings report, a stock price  falling below $3/share, and difficulties connected to its close integration with Facebook.

But a bright spot in the midst of all this was the launch of the latest game in its ‘Ville series, ChefVille, earlier this month. It quickly became the most popular game on Facebook.

Save Your MUNI Quarters for Arcade Games

Get ready to twist some knobs and pound some buttons as the California Extreme classic arcade games show returns to the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency this weekend. Once you've paid the admission price, alll games on display, from Caterpillar to Simpsons Pinball, are free to play, no quarters required. Competitive gamers should check out the Guitar Hero Arcade World Championships, pinball tournaments for all ages, and The Gauntlet, a race to see who can complete the goal set for each of five machines the fastest.

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