Tag: location

Wall of the middle cashel at Nendrum Monastery

Mobile Apps

I am currently working on re-versioning three mediascapes as dual-platform mobile apps using appfurnance. All the games use location-based game-play and interactive narratives to bring the history of an area to life. Continue reading “Mobile Apps”

Screen shot of The Siege of Derry Timeline.

Siege Project wins Celtic Media Festival Award

The Siege Project won the Kieran Hegarty Award for Interactivity at last month’s Celtic Media Festival. The judges said:

This is a great example of bringing a historical story to life via a digital medium.  It was possible to follow the action via timeline with a visual map, with the quality of associated content of a very high standard.   The narration of the action and sound effects gave a great sense of being drawn into the developing plot which kept all jurors engaged for far longer than originally than anticipated.   It was also noted that there was an accompanying mobile phone app for an interactive guided tour of the walls of Derry, it was a very well thought out and delivered project.  A very worthy winner.

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