Eight+ a synaesthetic-user-generatedcontent-post-new-rave-multiplayer-shooter in 2D.

Eight+ is an anarchic mix of rhythm, action, sounds and visuals provoking the conventions of standardized content and feedback loops in computer games. In this multiplayer game, players shoot at objects drawn live by other players. The longer they interact, the more distortion emerges. The borders between parties blur as ever more content is created and destroyed. The installation explores the social behaviors of groups as well as the limits of game design.

Eight+ was developed at Play09 Game Lab by Jonas Hansen, Thomas Hawranke, Karin Lingnau, Marek Plichta, Jakob Penca and Lasse Scherffig

presented at:

AMAZE. Interact at Club Transmediale 10 (Berlin, January 29th – Februrary 6th, 2010)
gamescom at the Creative Gaming booth (Cologne, 18th – 22nd August 2010)