mobile gaming

A mobile game is a video game played on a feature phone, smartphone, smartwatch, PDA, tablet computer, portable media player or calculator. The earliest known game on a mobile phone was a Tetris variant on the Hagenuk MT-2000 device from 1994.

 

 

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Judith Veenkamp was interviewed by the Dutch VPRO magazine about the special app with game elements for older residents of Amsterdam Buitenveldert.

 

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The final episode of firestarters the series: #06 Health in Your Hands, focuses on the increasing role of mobile technology in health services. In this docu the doctors Marlies Schijven and Erich Taubert are followed besides Sabine Wildevuur (head of Creative Care Lab Waag) and designer Renato Valdes of the app Human.

 

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Waag's developer Lodewijk Loos made a fun drawing teacher for children. With this game kids can draw the things they love, just by following the happy bug.

 

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Target of this project is to to make the history and surroundings of the fortifications of the the defense line accessible for new user groups in an attractive way.

 

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At the 2009 Adelaide Fringe festival, the Urban Game The Mystery of the Colonel's Ghost transformed the Adelaide streets into a treasure hunt playground.

 

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Global Gincana explored the impact that multi-ethnic societies of Brazil and The Netherlands have on cultural themes such as music & dance, language, fashion, habits & rituals and design & art.

 

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8-03-2012

The Island

The Island was a game-based adventure in which pupils participated in a trading game, online and on the streets, simultaneously in New York and Amsterdam.

 

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8-03-2012

Re-architect

Re-architect was a game on urban design, play and transformation. The game took players on a photographic treasure hunt. Re-architect was played during the Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, December 2008.

 

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All pupils of secondary schools in The Netherlands could explore the possibilities by participating in the national Mobile Game Quest, held in the first quarter of 2009.

 

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Fort Amsterdam was a location based urban game, developed by Waag played at the 2008 edition of the Come Out & Play festival in New York.

 

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8-03-2012

City Ragas

For the Amsterdam-India Festival: Blended Cultures, Waag and Sarai have developed a mobile game and visual exchange called City Ragas.

 

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8-03-2012

MobileMath

In early 2008, the schools Pieter Nieuwland (Amsterdam), Via Nova (Utrecht), Vathorst (Amersfoort) will be piloting MobileMath, a first step into using mobile gaming for maths education in secondary education, developed by the Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht, and the Waag, Amsterdam.

 

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Mobile Learning Game Kit was a tool kit for teachers, educational organisations and indeed anyone looking for a playful way to learn.

 

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Frequency 1550 was a mobile city game that used GPS and UMTS technology, to let pupils of the secondary schools actively learn about history instead of passively absorb knowledge.

 

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On 8 September 2011, MuseumApp NL was launched at the Amsterdam Museum during the opening of the new permanent collection.

 

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8-03-2012

Games Atelier

Games Atelier was a joint project of four partners in Amsterdam to create a game environment for pupils and teachers.