Lightning bug

The Lightning Bug game

The Lightning Bug game is a two-person interactive game experience, using costumes embedded with technology, projection on a half dome surface and custom software. The players represent the last remaining lightning bugs in a world consumed by pollution, and must cooperate with each other in order to fight against a virtual enemy of darkness. Each player has a distinct role: one of them plays the role of the shooter, wearing a spikey gauntlet, while the other one plays the role of the collector, accumulating power in the power capsule back pack. In order to distribute the power from the power capsule to the shooter, the players must hold hands. In order to detonate bombs which momentarily stun the enemy, the players must embrace to charge.

Created by: Kaho Abe & Katherine Isbister

Stuff used:
-3D printed Gauntlet
-scuba diving back pack
-fabric
-Android phones
-Adafruit Mint IOIO Board
-LEDS
-light sensors
-webcam
-tent poles
-projection material
-projector

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