April 29, 2011
ARIS Game Jam apps posted
Led by the ACM Gamebuilders, a small team of students developed two designs for the ARIS Global Game Jam 2011 (http://arisgames.org/global-game-jam-2011/).
Murder at Seibel Center - Efe Karakus, networking researcher and gentleman of fortune, was found dead at his computer while nearing the conclusion of his PHD thesis. His body showed no signs of struggle nor notable damage. He was simply found staring blankly at the unfinished sentence: "My results conclude that, soon, there will be an end to...". As a detective, you must solve this curious case. Designed by Thomas Loboda.
UIUC Engineering Quad Tour - An interactive and real time virtual tour guide of the UIUC engineering quad, designed by Nate Kemavaha.
For more information and screenshots of the games, see http://www.library.illinois.edu/gaming/aris.html
April 14, 2011
ARIS Global Game Jame 2011 - design mobile games!
ARIS Global Game Jam 2011.
Make augmented reality games, stories, and activities for mobile phones. This event provides an opportunity to collaborate with creative programmers, storytellers, and others to design apps using the ARIS software, created at the University of Wisconsin. The goal is to design a game in 2 days, and share the games you create with others in the ARIS community. The ACM Gamebuilders and Undergraduate Library will host the event, and provide orientation to the software as well as iPads and iPod touches for event use.
Details: Monday, 4/18 from 7-9pm and Tuesday, 4/19 from 7-10pm in room 295 UGL.
More information on the ARIS software and the event is available here: