PAC-LAN Location Based Game Project

Media

Video

Third Trial Video

Third trial of Pac-Lan.
(27.4MB WMV File)

Second Trial Video

Second trial of Pac-Lan.
(16.5MB WMV File)

First Trial Video

First trial of Pac-Lan.
(15.5MB WMV File)

Pac-Lan Client Demo

A short demonstration of the Pac-Lan client J2ME application.
(17MB WMV File)

Ghost Client Demo

A short demonstration of the Ghost client J2ME application.
(21.5MB WMV File)

Spectator Client Demo

A short demonstration of the Spectator client J2ME application.
(13MB WMV File)


Images

Trial 3 - Group 1

Trial 3 - Group I

Trial 3 - Group 2

Trial 3 - Group II

Tired Pac-Lan

A very tired Pac-Lan.

Mr Pink

Mr Pink before he became Pac-Lan ?!

Trial 2 Group Picture

The players in the 2nd full-scale trial.

Trial 2

Inky anticipates his next move.

Pill

A Normal Pill. Pac-Lan collects these for points. Ghosts collect these to increase their kill timer. Both collect for points and positional updates.

Power Pill

A power pill. Once collected, Pac-Lan has 60 seconds in which he can kill the ghosts (by tagging the RFID on their back).

6680 Screenshot 1

Screenshot from the Monitor application running on a Nokia 6680. This can act as a spectator client and allows for resetting the server state.

A screenshot from the 5140 phone

Screenshot from the Nokia 5140 Ghost client. Fitting the game map onto the Nokia 5140's 128x128 pixel screen was quite a challenge.

6680 Screenshot 2

Screenshot 2 from the Monitor application.

6680 Screenshot 3

Screenshot 3 from the Monitor application.

Outdoor Test

Small-scale outdoor test of the application.

Another Outdoor Test

The pills were arranged in the same positions as the actual map.

Tagging a Pill

Pac-Lan eats a pill by touching the RFID tag with the handset.

Ghost Update

A ghost's position is updated when they tag a pill.

South-west campus map

South-west campus map - the PAC-LAN maze!

PAC-LAN Screenshot 1

A screenshot of the game running on a Nokia 5140 handset.

Ghost Tag

The player's 'kill tag' is attached to the back of their costume via velcro.

More photos and videos to come when we undertake more trials.