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Festival for Playful Public Spaces

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Wardive

Wardive is an adaptive game with locative levels for android it converts wlan-waves into game objects and levels. it reads the names of the hotspots in your immediate area and turns them into enemies, that try to take over your wardive-crystal. shield up! and try to fend them off with your touch finger! walk through e-toxic streets in your area, generated by hotspots! defeat hotspots & wlans! generate your own street & neighborhood-levels. wardive received 3 nominations at the GameDeveloperConference (GDC) 2009 in the IndependentGameFestival Mobile: - "IGF Mobile Best Game" / "Innovation in Mobile Game Design" / "Technical Achievement". Wardive is a unique game concept brought to the android-phones. you can play it anywhere. http://www.and-or.ch http://www.and-or.ch/wardive_android http://www.and-or.ch/wardive (NIntendo DS version)

German/English

Format: Game
sign up at counter, 5-15 player, free game any time possible

  • August 10, 2012 18:00 – 18:30, 19:00 – 19:30

and-or (CH)

and-or.ch

and-or is an artgroup specializing in media art and gameArt. The group consists of René Bauer, Beat Suter and Mirjam Weder. The group operates since 2001 from Zurich, Switzerland. and-or explores new modes of interactivity and concreativity between machines and their human users. Simple but distinct concepts become game prototypes or playful media art. Digital data is everywhere these days but its impact often is not considered. We make this data and its impact visible to everyone, we question it and open up a discourse on digital boundaries.