Interplay creates enjoyable and effective high-participation Experiences that produce rich data, enable insightful conversations, and drive deeply embedded knowledge. Interplay experiences lower barriers and create invisible invitations that inspire an audience to investigate, participate and learn. Our well-developed methodology fuses design thinking, gamification, and our vast experience creating Experiences - which began at a place called Entros.
A pioneer in location-based entertainment in the early 1990's, Entros opened its industrial-chic doors in the Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. This carefully designed Experience fused great food with a revolving series of life-sized high-tech and low-tech games and workshops, facilitated by carefully trained game guides. The iconic upside-down Entros chair logo was a fitting symbol for this nationally-known social interaction laboratory that harnessed the power of design thinking and gamification long before those terms were coined.
Entros launched multiple careers and businesses including award-winning game designers, actors, restaurateurs...and Interplay. After Entros closed its doors in 1999, a core team of Entros designers came together in 2003 to launch Interplay.