Archive for the ‘Games’ Category

Alternate Reality Games

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Alternate Reality Games, a.k.a. ARGs, are for sure a hard thing to define.

Aristotle said with his ancient wisdom: “don’t try to define an ARG, better show a couple of examples

Before that, I’ll like to show an image that, in my opinion, is ARGs in a nutshell (stoled from Andrea Phillips)

ARGs

Alternate Reality Games

Now we can answer: what is an ARG?

The answers, in no particular order:

Zona Incerta (portuguese)

Year Zero

Find The Lost Ring

Art of The Heist

Why So Serious?

The Lost Experience

I Love Bees

Darkstris, grand prize winner

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Darkstris, a cooperative multiplayer tetris game was the grand prize winner in the non-student category of the Project Darkstar Developer Challenge.

Project Darkstar it’s a platform targeted for the development of massive multiplayer games, virtual worlds and social networking applications, created by  Sun Microsystems.

More info on the other participating projects and winners