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UrbanGames - Concept and Design

  1. 1. UrbanGames - Concept and Design Irene Celino, Simone Contessa, Marta Corubolo, Daniele DellAglio, Emanuele Della Valle, Stefano Fumeo
  2. 2. Agenda• State of the art• Food for thought• Concept generation and evaluation• Selected concept: Urbanopoly• Early prototype• Next steps PlanetData - UrbanGames - 2012/02/06 Luxembourg meeting Slide 2 of 9
  3. 3. State of the art analysis• GWAPs & Semantic GWAPs• Urban location-based games• Linked data quality PlanetData - UrbanGames - 2012/02/06 Luxembourg meeting Slide 3 of 9
  4. 4. Food for thought• Urban data (maps, POIs, etc.) inspiration for game purpose• Urban-related initiatives (History Pin, World without oil, WhaiWhai, etc.) inspiration for game "mood"• Traditional game mechanisms (Tower Defense, Monopoly, etc.) inspiration for game "mechanics" PlanetData - UrbanGames - 2012/02/06 Luxembourg meeting Slide 4 of 9
  5. 5. Concept generation andevaluationIterative generation and evaluation of concepts• Generation: starting from simple game ideas to more complex game mechanics• Evaluation: SWOT analysis and criteria- based assessment PlanetData - UrbanGames - 2012/02/06 Luxembourg meeting Slide 5 of 9
  6. 6. Selected concept: Urbanopoly• Simple check-in and trade operations with challenges as well as random events• Based on Monopoly mechanics• Starting from OpenStreetMap data• "Virtual hotels" and "prestige POIs"• Purpose: correct/collect reliable information about urban POIs PlanetData - UrbanGames - 2012/02/06 Luxembourg meeting Slide 6 of 9
  7. 7. Early prototype ☺ PlanetData - UrbanGames - 2012/02/06 Luxembourg meeting Slide 7 of 9
  8. 8. Next steps• Architectural choice: thin vs. thick client• Incremental implementation• Incremental testing/assessment• Target: have a stable version in less than 2 months• Thourough user evaluation campaign (both for "purpose" and "playability") PlanetData - UrbanGames - 2012/02/06 Luxembourg meeting Slide 8 of 9
  9. 9. Thanks for your attention! Irene Celino Semantic Web Group CEFRIEL – ICT Institute, Politecnico di Milano irene.celino@cefriel.it

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