Projects

Movement-based Game Guidelines is a website that presents 10 concrete guidelines to aid designers in creating engaging games involving bodily action.

Exertion Cards is a game design tool for exertion games in the form of design cards, providing game designers with ideas for creating novel and engaging exertion games.

LumaHelm explores how a helmet equipped with sensors and lights can make wearing a helmet more fun.

Joggobot is a flying social robot that accompanies joggers to enhance the running experience.

Half Court Show is a project that introduces a score counter which tracks the total number of baskets scored each day on a public, outdoor, half court basketball court.

UnoJoy! is a platform for rapidly prototyping video game controllers, allowing designers to easily explore new ways of interacting with games.

Cart-Load-O-Fun is a research project that explores the intersection between play and commuting in public transport.

Copy Paste Skate is a research project to enhance the skateboarding experience for skaters and other urban space users.

Hanging off a Bar is an exertion game that plays with the idea of hanging over a wild river, projected underneath the player.

SweatAtoms is a research project that explores auto-topographical representations of everyday physical activity through 3D-printing.

TastyBeats is a research project that explores fluidic representations of everyday physical activity by creating mock-tail that matches heartbeats of a person during physical activity.

Bubble Popper is an exertion game that combines the magic of popping bubbles with a merged physical-virtual social space.

Musical Embrace is a digital game that uses social awkwardness promoted through close bodily interactions as successful game element.

i-dentity is a digital game that explores how innominate representation can be used as a game element to extend the range of digital movement games and further the associated player experiences.

Laughter Tree is a game based on a laugh therapy activity. The project explores how the interrelation between bodily self-expression and body image can be used to facilitate play for sick children through digital games.

ANTI-BODY is an anti-competitive game where the body is the screen, the controller and the site for play. Come get infected and fight for your life.

Regaine is a project that allows injured sports players continue to participate in activities with their teams while carrying out their rehabilitation.

Duel Reality is a sword-fighting game that investigates how we can design digital exertion games that promote awareness of the body.

Open Heart Cycling is an experiment were you cannot see your own heart rate, but your fellow sportspeople can.

Waterfall climber is an exertion game that combines elements of a platform game with traditional rock-climbing.