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Urblove as a tool to bridge barriers in the segregated city

Urblove is a locative game platform concept developed by Ozma in collaboration with WIP. The research project included researchers from MEDEA and the Sport and Leisure departement at Malmö University. How can alternative and more multi faceted stories of poor and segregated urban areas be constructed? How can outsiders be encouraged to come and visit these areas and break [...]

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Energiarbetarna
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Energiarbetarna (The Energy Workers) is a online game about saving electric power and hot water,  part of the campaign Allmännyttans Energisparkampanj by SABO (Sveriges Allmännyttiga Bostadsföretag). In the cellar of our houses the energy workers live, working themselves sweaty to create all the energy we use in the buildings. Your mission as a player is [...]

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Tyckomaskinen
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In June 2012 Tyckomaskinen “≈ the opinion machine” was installed at Rosengårds Bibliotek. Tyckomaskinen is a colorful and playful appliance with a touch screen, on which you can build sentences by dragging words to the clould on screen. You get new words by pulling levers. You then get your sentence printed on a receipt. Tyckomaskinen [...]

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Ozma goes to Silicon Valley
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We will be in San Francisco between the 1st and 8th of November, as part of the exhibition Innovative Sweden by the Swedsih Institute, showcasing 20 swedish innovations. We will exhibit WeProject, our gamified social media tool for organizational communication and education. The exhibition takes place at Stanford University in Silicon Valley, and we will [...]

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Creating within limits
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This week we’ve been preraring some materials for the launch of the seven Do-Tanks at Medea next Thursday (the 3d of June). I’ve written an Urblove demo game, and Karin has put together some movie clips from the workshops, to be shown at the launch. If you want to try out a demo of Urblove, [...]

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Urblove – Trying out the skate games
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14 May So finally it was time to try out the skate games that Tösabidarna had previously put together. We had three games: “Lost Keys”, “The Pink Creature” and “Skate or Die!”. Together with Andrea Andersson Antunes, the project leader for Tösabidarna, we had decided to play the games during a skate event that Tösabidarna [...]

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