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Re: Call for Game Ideas: the INSEMTIVES Game Challenge

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 01:57:56 +0100
Message-ID: <9178f78c1003201757i712d0e43i3622a834de0fd063@mail.gmail.com>
To: Story Henry <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: Katharina Siorpaes <katharina.siorpaes@gmail.com>, semantic-web@w3.org
2010/2/15 Story Henry <henry.story@bblfish.net>

>
> On 15 Feb 2010, at 18:11, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>
> > Any prize for the top score? :)
> >
> > Enjoyed playing this game, but I think you need to encourage more of a
> > 'Linked Open Game' style.
> >
> > So
> > 1. I should be able to login with my FOAF (e.g. FOAF+SSL or say
> > semantictweet)
> > 2. Invite a friend should be taken from my foaf:knows
> > 3. My score should be marked up using RDF, as a local 'asset'
> > 4. My assets should be exportable to the Linked Data ecosystem (FOAF)
> >
> > Essentially this enables you to build up a global reputation for
> performing
> > various actions, and to be able to view the metrics (scores) at Web
> Scale.
> >
> > The world of gaming has been *crying* out for something like this for 30
> > years.  Closest we have is something like chess ratings or maybe the
> > Olympics.
>
> Agreed! That would be a magnificient example of a Semantic Web game!
>

Quite an interesting talk on the meeting of virtual gaming and the real
world:

http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_gaming_can_make_a_better_world.html


>
> Henry
>
Received on Sunday, 21 March 2010 00:58:32 UTC

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