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Cipher Cities

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I’m in Newcastle for This Is Not Art, a festival which is a the merging of Electrofringe, National Young Writer’s Festival, Sound Summit and some other things. It’s the first day, and after going for a swim on their awesome beach, I’m sitting in a room with some developers from Queensland.

They’re showing off Cipher Cities, which is a tool to create location-based mobile games. Basically, you join a game someone’s made, get hints and go around the city trying to answers questions that you receive either by SMS or through your mobile’s web browser.

Set up of Cipher Cities at Electrofringe

It’s simple to make games, but extremely flexible and it can be as complex as you want.

There’s a design competition for it, so if I get time I’m going to try to put something together.

More after I’ve given the game a go.

Next up: introduction to electronic music making.


Written by atroche

October 2, 2008 at 1:01 pm

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