Sunday, October 17, 2004

final project #2

av·a·tar ( P ) Pronunciation Key ( v -t? )n.
The incarnation of a Hindu deity, especially Vishnu, in human or animal form.
An embodiment, as of a quality or concept; an archetype: the very avatar of cunning.
A temporary manifestation or aspect of a continuing entity: occultism in its present avatar.
Transmitted from digital sensitivity to analog sensitivity

Brief History:
Cyber character such as avatar is trendy among the new generation in Korea. Avatar is a virtual character that an individual can create on the web. On the web. Like MSN messenger, each individual person who has an account with MSN messenger is given an avatar character. Individuals have the ability to modify their outside appearance. In addition, each person can earn cyber money in many different ways. This is then used to modify hairstyles and to buy clothing and accessories. You can even alter facial features by plastic surgery. These procedures can be done within a blink of an eye as long as you have cyber money to purchase the items. Some website even sell avatar characters that have been altered and designed by a designer.

-High percentage of internet users in Korea.
-Ability to alter your avatar image and profile
-A majority of website actually want you to have avatar
-A growing social trend (meeting new people on cyberspace.
-Large variety of avatar appearances to choose from.

Game purpose:
As a game designer, I want people who have interest in participating in this game to take a little tour of the cyber avatar world in an analog way. Each individual box lists instructions on how to fully enjoy all the benefit avatar cyber networking. You could also interacted with other
Who play avatar game. Not directly interact each other but you could see
The flags that other player put around the school area. Flag represented
As a sweet spot. Each every sweet spot for example, I will put my flag on
The second level restroom on second door. Reason why this second door in
Restroom , makes me comfortable, and secure.
Each player write down on the response note that where did they put their
Flag on. Exact location and why. And each player could write on flag, your
ID name and why this spot is your sweet spot.

Response note: by one week passed, each players give back their response note about
Their sweet spot location and alter ego profile and what have they done
With their alter-ego profile. Feed back basically.

Reward: whoever participated with my game, there should be a reward.
Can’t really reveal at this point.

Any questions?