Gbanga

Gbanga

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gbanga is a mixed reality, social gaming platform for mobile phones developed by Zurich-based startup, Millform AG. The platform runs on real-time locative media, developed in-house, which means that the gaming environment changes relative to the players real-world location. Players can interact with each other using built-in social and chat functions, which indicate their current real-world locations as well as online and offline status. Additional features enable social gaming in forms such as exploring, collecting and trading. Gbanga Zooh was the first game to be published on the platform in August 2009, in cooperation with Zurich Zoo. The game encouraged players to maintain virtual habitats across the Canton of Zurich in order to attract and collect endangered species of animals. The advent calendar game, Gbanga Santa, was launched in December 2009 in Zurich. Players solved puzzles to find the real-world locations of virtual gifts scattered around the city. Once found and collected, virtual gifts were then tradable for prizes provided by sponsors.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Spir
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135630733
  • 9786135630732