Lafayette at Large is a community game and digital humanities project centered around exploring, documenting, and sharing our environments.
Inspired by The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by Roman Mars and Kurt Kohstedt, the Libraries invite you to take us on a tour of your town and win prizes! Play the game, publish your photos, and produce a short audio walking tour of your town for chances to win gift cards, challenge coins, and signed books!
Lafayette At Large is a BINGO-style game where each square is an urban design element. To play, download a game card take a walk around your town and look for the clues in that week’s game card. Take a photo of an item to complete the square, and enter the raffle by completing a row. When you complete a row, upload your photos to twitter, instagram, or directly to us using our web form. Tag your social media posts with #LafAtLarge so that we can see and count your entry! Click here for game cards and more information on how to play.
Players are invited to contribute their photos to a new digital collection showcasing our dispersed community! View the collection here.
A second Grand Prize pack is being raffled for anyone who contributes a short audio walking tour of their hometown! More information coming soon!
The game will run for four weeks, starting January 4th and closing February 3rd. Each week will have a new card (and new items!) and prize raffles, with a grand prize draws taking place at the end!
Weekly prize (4): a commemorative The Invisible City challenge coin courtesy of the 99% Invisible team, and a $20 gift card for the business of your choice, and a
Grand prize (2): A signed copy of The Invisible City, and a $50 gift card for the business of your choice.
Special thank you to Roman Mars, Kurt Kohlstedt, and their publication team for their great book and their permission to remix their work in this way.