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2nd December - Sunday 9th December
DICE PRESENTS Ghost Town
Locations in Perth CBD, Free
to the Ghost Town Booth in the Interface at Perth Town Hall Foyer
Ghosts are trapped in the machines of Perth, and
they need your help!
Town, Giant Dice's new innovative game of urban exploration played
with the help of your mobile phone, is being
unleashed on the streets of Perth for one week, starting December
2nd, 2007. The game uses a mashup of technology (bluetooth, SMS
and VOIP) and the physical world.
or with family and friends, you'll uncover clues and solve puzzles
with the help of messages, pictures and even voice calls
received on their mobile phones. You'll search the CBD for special
stickers that unlock the game's challenges, all the while unraveling
a mysterious storyline. You can explore the game at your own pace,
giving you a chance to appreciate some of Perth's most interesting spaces.
By taking the game from the screen to the streets, Ghost
promotes active and healthy gaming.
of all, Ghost Town is being run as a free community event as
part of the ByteMe! Festival.
Ghost Town was created by Giant Dice, a new
Perth-based pervasive gaming company.
To play: Come to the Ghost Town booth at the Perth Town Hall between 10am
and 5pm (Dec 2 to Dec 9).
Players require a mobile phone with Bluetooth.