Tag: intimacy

Massage me

Massage me  is a wearable massage interface that turns a video game player’s excess energy into a back massage for an innocent bystander. Playing Massage me requires two…

Sweetpads

SweetPad installation allows 4 persons to play, in a totally new way, Quake 3 Arena, the famous multiplayer Arcade shoot-them-up game, that so many artists have already used…

Homunculus

The rules of Homunculus are simple. The first player puts a morphsuit on and becomes the homunculus. The second player closes their eyes, while a volunteer chooses a…

Bamboo that bends

Bamboo that bends is a cooperative 3D twister made of strings and bamboo sticks. Created by: Gaëlle Elixir, Thomas Pattou, Thibault Raffaillac, May-Florin Ebene Zolli, Gwendal Reuzé, Dimitri…

Floragram

Write a few words for someone dear to you, without naming them. End your message by pressing the validation key, and see the vegetation on the island grows…

Magical Love Love Arcade

Match-maker, ice-breaker, souvenirs-crafter. Magical Love Love Arcade is a dating bartop arcade machine designed to be displayed at big events (parties, festivals…). Players take turns to play the…

Turn me on/off

A game installation about the prudish world we live in made at ZooMachines 2015. Turn me on/off is meant to be played in a dark room divided in…

@d @eternam

Credits : Lisa Schaeffer  (Them Games) Founded in 2013, @d @eternam is the first french company focused on Post-Mortem Artifical Intelligence (P.M.A.I). We won’t resurrect the dead, but…

Smooch Station

Smooch Station is a co-op licking game for two players. It explores the intimate meeting of two people through eye contact, with the mouth and tongue as input….

Fluck

Fluck ( from the Irish word ‘Fliuch’ meaning wet) was an interactive installation in the Fumbally Exchange in the city centre of Dublin, created for the Elemental Exhibition…

Swordfight

Swordfight is a physical two player game played with custom built strap on Atari 2600 controllers. The goal is to press your opponent’s action button with your joystick…

Hug Gods

A physical interface for Bennett Foddy’s Sun God made of two shirts. The idea was to complement the erotic core of the game by having players embrace each…

Propinquity

Two participants wear soft patches with proximity sensors and vibrotactile feedback, along with a glove that provides additional tactile feedback. As players move to music, different sensors patches…

Musical Embrace

Musical Embrace is a digital research game that demonstrates how to use social awkwardness as a successful play element. In Musical Embrace two players are invited to control…

In Tune

In Tune is a game for two players involving physical contact. Poses are shown on-screen, suggesting the players to reproduce them. But InTune is less about reproducing those…

Hugatron

Hugatron is a game about hugging your partner/opponent. It only requires a computer to play. 3 modes are available: Versus (first to disengage loses), Lift me up (the…

Magnetize me

Magnetize me is a two player game where one player is mounted with 2-5 Move Controllers and the other player with 2 magnets. One “blue” magnet and one…

Fingle

Fingle is a cooperative two-player iPad game about the thrills of touching each other on a multi-touch device. Two players drag up to five buttons of one color…

Bounden

A whimsical dancing game for two players, with choreography by the Dutch National Ballet. Twist and twirl elegantly, or get entangled with a friend. Holding either end of…

The Mexican Standoff

In popular culture, a Mexican Standoff is usually portrayed as two or more opponents with guns at the ready, creating a very tense situation. Two players stand facing…

Intimate Controllers

Intimate Controllers is a platform where video games are played by couples touching each other.  The platform consists of two controllers, a bra for the female player and…

Lovebirds

Lovebirds is a game about first times, cooperation, private moments and how a well placed mirror sometimes can help. It is a performance for 4 players: two birds,…

Through The Curtain

Through the Curtain is a sensual, intimate and (probably) uncomfortable experience in which two strangers will learn to trust each other…and maybe eventually get naked. In an isolated…

Lupa

In Lupa you play as a prostitute and need 150 000$ to say goodbye to this life once and for all. You’ll have to show your tits in front…

Adsono

Adsono is a playful device with five lighted buttons strapped to the bodies of two players. The players’ goal is simple: hold down simultaneously all the lit buttons….