A Convict’s Hope, invites you, your friends and family to solve puzzles, complete mighty tasks and work together in a gamified theatrical experience exploring the Museum’s current exhibition Life in Irons: Brisbane’s Convict Stories.
In A Convict’s Hope you will encounter an eccentric collector of stories who needs help to reconnect the story of Brisbane’s convict past. As you interact with the characters and objects in the performance your choices affect the narrative and trigger effects in the environment. This is a game, a puzzle room and an immersive theatre performance that uses technology and dramatic storytelling to create an engaging playful experience.
Full experience suitable for ages 8+, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
The Folly Engine will allow you to design a game or interactive experience in your browser and deploy it in the real world. Our initial Beta test will allow for use of Rasberry Pis with RFID scanners as inputs and DMX and bluetooth as outputs. This will allow for lighting and audio feedback when game conditions are met, it will allow instructions to be sent to actors and for complex tracking of player actions.
In the sign up form we ask for your reason for signing up. Please explain the kind of games and experiences you are interested in and what would you like to be able to achieve with this technology.
Q4 2018 - Beta released to subscribers
Q1 2019 - Crowd Funding Campaign to support 1.0
Q2 2019 - Build 1.0
Q3 2019 - Open Beta Release
Q1 2020 - Release web application 1.0
Theatrical game for the Woodford Folk Festival simply called The Game. It is one of the largest live action games in the world. It is played over the six days of the Woodford Folk Festival and includes more than 5000 players. There are dozens of quests and extended interactive adventures to choose from. Elaborate Sets including a castle, a train carriage and a sunken ship. The world has two in game currencies, five levels and over 20 hours of game play over the duration of the festival. This is an entire immersive world that lives within a festival. It finishes with a spectacular finale in the centre of the festival.
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