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Game Lab (Hunt)

The Game Lab

James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Capacity: 16 3rd Floor
Room Number: 3201
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The Game Lab supports the scholarly study of digital games, and also provides a place for students to take a break from their studies and play games for fun. The room is equipped with multiple gaming systems and a 20.3’ X 5’ Christie MicroTiles® touch-interactive display, which can be used as a single panoramic screen or divided into up to eight sections with varying inputs.  

Free-play is available anytime the Game Lab is not reserved by faculty or graduate students for research or teaching purposes; reservations for free-play are not required.     

Available gaming systems include:

  • Microsoft XBOX One w/ Kinect
  • Microsoft 360 w/ Kinect
  • Nintendo Wii U w/ Nintendo Wii backwards compatibility
  • Sony Playstation 4
  • Sony Playstation 3
  • Steam (Windows server) 
  • Mac Pro 4K
  • Windows PC 

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Display resolution:
7337 x 1720. Display can be used as a single panoramic screen or divided up into multiple sections with varying inputs.

Custom software allowed?
Determined on a case-by-case basis.  Inquire with your event’s consultant.

User video connections allowed?
Yes, 2 HDMI inputs

Food / beverage / catering allowed? 
No

Public visibility?
Public and privacy modes are available.  Privacy mode is not permitted for free-play.  

Special features:

  • Full-screen touch capability with up to 40 simultaneous touches.
  • 5.1 surround sound (5 sound channels + 1 subwoofer)
  • Christie MicroTiles® wall, 20.3’ X 5’, 16 x 5 tiles

Reservation and Use Guidelines

  • May be reserved up to six months in advance by NC State faculty members and graduate students for research or curricular activities for periods ranging from 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • When not reserved, this room is available for drop-in use.
  • Food and beverage service, including catering, is not allowed in this room.
  • This room offers technical capabilities that may require special preparation and testing prior to a scheduled activity. To learn about these capabilities, users may request a consultation.
  • Spaces cannot be reserved or held by placing personal belongings in them. Unattended items will be removed.
  • The NCSU Libraries reserves the right to change a user’s reservation, if necessary, and will provide as much advance notice as possible should this be necessary.
  • Users are requested to cancel reservations in advance if their plans change, so that the space can be available to others.

Reservation and Use Guidelines

Reservable up to 6 Months in advance.
Reserve for up to 4 hours.
Reservable by Graduate Students, Faculty.
After 15 minute grace period for arrival, space becomes available to others.

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