[Geowanking] Turf Bombing
punk.kish at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 11:43:02 PST 2008
On 11/15/08, Che-Wei Wang <cwwang at gmail.com> wrote:
> Turf Bombing is a location-based war game which rewards and encourages
> traveling and learning about different neighborhoods.
> This game requires a laptop and works anywhere in the world where there's a
> wifi connection. Your laptop's wifi connection is used to triangulate your
> Teams are assigned by the zip code of your home address. The goal of each
> team is to gain as much territory as possible.
> Territories are acquired as players plant time bombs at different locations
> in physical space. If the bomb is not diffused by a local team member in
> time, the bomb will explode and the territory will be turned over to the
> team that planted the bomb.
I wish some other metaphor were used here. I can imagine sitting down
in an airport, and starting to "plant time bombs at different
locations in physical space" to while away the layover, and then...
...being led away in handcuffs.
> There are 4 ranks within each team. General > Lieutenant > Sergeant >
> Civilians. Your rank is determined by your share of the team's territory.
> Higher ranking players have more power and influence.
> Turfbombing does not and never will collect or track any personally
> identifiable information about you.
> Register to start bombing some turf!
> Turfbombing only a few weeks old. Let me know what you think! New features
> are coming.
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