Design for emergence: experiments with a mixed reality urban playground game

@article{Vogiazou2006DesignFE,
  title={Design for emergence: experiments with a mixed reality urban playground game},
  author={Yanna Vogiazou and Bas Raijmakers and Erik Geelhoed and Josephine Reid and Marc Eisenstadt},
  journal={Personal and Ubiquitous Computing},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={45-58}
}
In this paper we present our work in the design of ubiquitous social experiences, aiming to foster group participation and spontaneous playful behaviours in a city environment. We outline our approach of design for emergence: to provide just enough of a game context and challenge for people to be creative, to extend and enrich the experience of play through their interaction in the real world. CitiTag is our mixed reality testbed, a wireless location-based multiplayer game based on the concept… CONTINUE READING
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