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Game developers are thinking seriously about how to connect citizens with their urban centers

This article titled “Tetris on an office building: can ‘gamifying’ cities help improve them?” was written by Jordan Erica Webber, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 13th September 2016 07.08 UTC

Every Thursday evening, Tel Aviv’s city hall is transformed. The windows light up, each becoming a “pixel” on a giant screen measuring 3,000 square metres. A pair of 1.5 metre joysticks is installed outside in Rabin Square; whoever gets there first can play what is probably the world’s biggest game of Tetris.

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