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Another interesting distinction in game genres or game types is that of Exergames. Broadly speaking ‘exergames’ are all games that are controlled by bodily movement. Think of a game of virtual tennis, bowling or raft racing (Wii) and games like … Continue reading

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Kunst & Kennis in VR || Hersengedrag

Voor Hersengedrag.nl hebben wij ongeveer 200 mensen Virtual Reality laten ervaren met de Oculus Rift tijdens de nacht van Kunst en Kennis. Voor bijna iedereen die in de rij stond was het de eerste persoonlijke ervaring met VR.   We hadden … Continue reading

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Verandering in realiteit door Alternate Reality Gaming – een onderzoek

Wat is ‘spelen’ en hoe verhoudt het zich tot de rest van ons leven en onze realiteit? Huizinga (1938) en Caillios (1957) waren de eersten die uitgebreid nadachten over een geschikte definitie. Spel is afgebakend als een activiteit die vrij … Continue reading

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Riftris ~* (noun) brandname A Tetris version developed by us for the VR-headset Oculus Rift, which divides the gameplay between both lenses in order to train stereoscopic viewing in people with no natural depth perception. People with normal depth perception … Continue reading

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VR and games as therapeutic tools

Before the break of summer I attended “Virtual reality and serious gaming for the prevention and treatment of psychological and behavioral disorders“ of the EMGO+ E-HealthExcellence network at the VU University. Some of the first clinical trials being run with VR/AR and … Continue reading

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Alternate Reality Gaming – Ingredients

Any ARG has several key ingredients such as a puppet master a rabbit hole a curtain TING rhetoric A puppet master is the person controlling the game, giving out clues and keeping an eye on plot development. The starting point … Continue reading

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