ARhrrrr – An augmented reality shooter

Posted: July 5, 2009 in Technology
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ARhrrrr is an augmented reality shooter for mobile camera-phones, created at Georgia Tech Augmented Environments Lab and the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD-Atlanta). The phone provides a window into a 3d town overrun with zombies. Point the camera at our special game map to mix virtual and real world content. Civilians are trapped in the town, and must escape before the zombies eat them! From your vantage point in a helicopter overhead, you must shoot the zombies to clear the path for the civilians to get out. Watch out though as the zombies will fight back, throwing bloody organs to bring down your copter. Move the phone quickly to dodge them. You can also use Skittles as tangible inputs to the game, placing one on the board and shooting it to trigger an explosion.

This is just gen 1, I really wonder what the gen 5 will be like maybe you will run around town wearing glasses that project the game onto your retina and you will see zombies all around you.

Scary and yet so cool.

WOG out.

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