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  Genio - Play the ideas of the Renaissance
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Genio is a project proposing an innovative approach to the ideas of the Renaissance by using different media: a videogame, toys, 3D models.

In the Genio project we will create:

- a card based videogame playable by all that explores the innovative ideas of the Renaissance

- 3D printable models of da Vinci machines and also produce (for the first time) toys designed by Leonardo himself.

This project is on Kickstarter now here:

The project creators are Alexander Neuwahl and Pietro Polsinelli.

Putting together Alexander researches and previous works with museums, and Pietro's programming and game design experience, we propose a wholly original project that includes a new game play idea and original research in da Vinci notes.

To learn more about these two dreamers:

Pietro curates a game design site here: and tweets here: Alexander presents his "philological approach" to the history of technology here:

Alex recently published a book on cranes, find it here:

Genio' site:

Genio hashtag: #GenioGame