Shortlist 2013

  • The following applications were short-listed for the 2013 Playable City Award.
  • Arc project image
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    A series of 3D scanning booths scattered throughout the city. Scan your body and see it play in the city’s augmented reality museum of life.
  • The balloonometer image
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    Inviting the residents of Bristol to rediscover their spirit of playfulness. By bursting some balloons.
  • Cast Image
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    An interactive pavilion, constructed using 3D scans of personal objects provided by the public, representing the different relationships people have with the city.
  • The City You Dreamed of image
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    Tumbling out of a tip-up truck comes huge building blocks, all colours and shapes. Build your dream city, knock it down, and then build it again.
  • Hello Lamp Post image
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    The city is waking up. Lamp posts, bus stops, post boxes and more: all are rising from their slumber. They have questions, and they need answers.
  • Still from Electricity Comes From Other Planets: film by Drew Cox
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    An 'album' installed in a series of spaces throughout the city. Part light installation, part musical performance and part generative interface.
  • The jolly Brolly Mystery
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    Explore Bristol while solving a murder mystery - even on rainy days. All you need is a Jolly Brolly, a clever umbrella that serves as your game assistant and guide.
  • Tiny Games Image
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    A network of lightweight, robust digital screens situated around Bristol inviting passers-by to get involved and play.
  • Robot runners image
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    A street game that blends public space, collaboration and a swarm of little wheeled robots.
  • Sing a little song image
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    Digital songbirds are placed in trees, rooftops, alleys. Tweet them and hear your messages as beautiful bird song.

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