What kinds of games can I make? Its up to you! Examples: –Item collection games –Action games (e.g. Assassin) –Treasure hunts –Historical tours
Game Objects Game Object –Character Player Character Non-Player Character –Item –Location –Signpost –Generator Quest Item Collection Team
System Architecture Mobile Client iPhone initially, later Android, Blackberry, and other smartphones. Server GeoDjango Apache MySQL Game Creator Ajax website. Add items, characters, basic scripting Administration Interface Website. Change permissions, see reports.
Integration The Easy Way –Use the Playground standard mobile client –Script your game using the Playground Game Creator website The Advanced Way –Build your own mobile client –Use the Playground server as backend (JSON API)
Roadmap 2010 –June: the first 5 developers get test toolkits –July: second group of developers get access –August: beta testing with players –October: Playground Festival - launch 2011-2013 –Added functionality: augmented reality, new gameplay features, etc.
Business Potential Playground games are not only for the Playground Festival Revenue model for game creators: –License Fees –Location Based Advertising (LBA) –Virtual Items –Premium versions –Sponsoring
Developers Wanted! More info: www.playground-maker.comwww.playground-maker.com Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org@playground-maker.com Playground has received support from the Region Provence-Alpes Côte dAzur and the European Regional Development Fund