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    • Mixed reality games

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    • Urban games

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    • Assassin (game)

    • Assassin (also Gotcha, Assassins, Killing As Organized Sport, Juggernaut, Battle Royal, Paranoia, Killer, Guru Girl, Spy vs. Spy, Elimination or Circle of Death) is a live-action game in which players try to eliminate one another using mock weapons, in an effort to become the last surviving player. Assassin is particu ... Read »


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    • The Beast (game)

    • The Beast is an alternate reality game developed by Microsoft to promote the 2001 film A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Entry points to the game embedded into the film's promotion centered on the fictional Jeanine Salla and the death of her friend Evan Chan. In 2142, Jeanine learns that Evan was murdered and her investiga ... Read »


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    • Blast Theory

    • Blast Theory is a Portslade-based artists' group, whose work mixes interactive media, digital broadcasting and live performance. The group was founded in 1991 by Matt Adams, Niki Jewett, Will Kittow and Ju Row Farr. The group is currently led by Matt Adams, Ju Row Farr and Nick Tandavanitj. Other members include t ... Read »


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    • Day of the Figurines

    • Day of the Figurines is a pervasive game by Blast Theory. Day of the Figurines was built on the EQUIP architecture. "Day Of The Figurines is a massively multiplayer game for text messaging, set in a fictional town that is littered, dark and underpinned with steady decay." ... Read »


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    • Endgame: Proving Ground

    • Endgame: Proving Ground

      Endgame: Proving Ground was an announced but never released mobile app by Niantic Labs. It is an augmented reality or mixed reality game played anywhere in the world you can get wireless service via cell phone or standard Internet service provider. The story of the alternate reality for Endgame: Proving Ground is ... Read »


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    • Gamemaster

    • A gamemaster (GM; also known as game master, game manager, game moderator or referee) is a person who acts as an organizer, officiant for questions regarding rules, arbitrator, and moderator for a multiplayer role-playing game. They are most common in co-operative games in which players work together and are less commo ... Read »


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    • Ingress (video game)

    • Ingress (video game)

      Ingress is a location-based, augmented-reality mobile game developed by Niantic, a company spun off from Google. The game was first released for Android devices on November 15, 2012, and later for iOS on July 14, 2014. The game has a science fiction back story with a continuous open narrative.Ingress is also considered ... Read »


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    • Journey to the End of the Night (game)

    • Journey to the End of the Night is an urban street game. Competitors race by foot around an urban area with a visible colored ribbon. Along the way, groups of chasers attempt to tag them, and if they are successful, they remove the competitor's ribbon. Competitors can also seek refuge in designated safe zones. The firs ... Read »


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    • Location-based game

    • A location-based game (or location-enabled game) is a type of pervasive game in which the gameplay evolves and progresses via a player's location. Thus, location-based games must provide some mechanism to allow the player to report their location, frequently this is through some kind of localization technology, for exa ... Read »


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    • Manhunt (urban game)

    • Manhunt refers to a number of variations on the game of tag. The goal is to avoid being tagged by anyone designated as "it" or (for those already "it") to tag anyone who has not been tagged. It is played in the dark. Some variations include teams and point scoring. Many variants exist, such as playing in teams you may ... Read »


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    • Jane McGonigal

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      Jane McGonigal (born October 21, 1977) is an American game designer and author who advocates the use of mobile and digital technology to channel positive attitudes and collaboration in a real world context. McGonigal was brought up in New Jersey. Her parents are teachers and emphasized intellectual attainment. She ... Read »


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    • Niantic, Inc.

    • Niantic, Inc.

      Niantic, Inc. is an American software development company based in San Francisco, who is best known for developing the augmented reality mobile games Ingress and Pokémon Go. The company was formed as Niantic Labs in 2010 by Keyhole, Inc. founder John Hanke as an internal startup within Google. The company later beca ... Read »


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    • Rental Car Rally

    • The Rental Car Rally is a 36-hour city-to-city road rally that takes place on public roads several times a year in different cities, with a different route each time. Founded in 2008 by the organizers of Wiimbledon and Street Wars, RCR sees an annual entry of about 30 cars per rally, with each team required to compete ... Read »


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    • Rider Spoke

    • Rider Spoke developed by Blast Theory in collaboration with the Mixed Reality Lab was first staged at the Barbican, London in October 2007. Created for cyclists, it combines elements of theatre, performance, game play and state of the art technology. Rider Spoke was built in the IPerG project on the EQUIP architecture. ... Read »


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    • StreetWars

    • StreetWars is a three-week-long water gun "assassination" tournament that travels to cities around the world. Created by Franz Aliquo and Liao Yutai, the tournament is based on the college and high school game Assassin. The June 2007 issue of Maxim magazine has an article written by one of the participants of the 2006 ... Read »


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    • Uncle Roy All Around You

    • Uncle Roy All Around You (URAY) is a pervasive game made by Blast Theory. URAY was built in the Equator project on the EQUIParchitecture. "The defining characteristic of this game is the way it mixes preprogrammed game content with live performance that takes place on the city streets." Players "on the street" set out ... Read »


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    • Eric Zimmerman

    • Eric Zimmerman (born 1969) is a game designer and the co-founder and CEO of Gamelab, a computer game development company based in Manhattan. GameLab is known for the game Diner Dash. Each year Zimmerman hosts the Game Design Challenge at the Game Developers Conference. He is also the co-author of four books including R ... Read »


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