I hope you had a great Sunday! I did some chores on my day off. But I didn't work too hard. I've started playing Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and it is really soothing. Pocket Camp is a mobile game for iOS and Android where players run their own camp. Since I love Animal Crossing, I'm… Continue reading Would You Like To Play A (Mobile) Game?
Ingress is an augmented reality location-based mobile game created by Niantic Labs. According to the storyline, scientists discover the existence of Exotic Matter (shortened to XM). Players pick between two factions - Enlightened (green) and Resistance (blue). The Enlightened sides with the unnatural XM and the aliens - called Shapers - who introduced it. The… Continue reading Ingress: The World Is Not What It Seems
https://youtu.be/8MWglxkw1y4 And just like that, October is almost over. In my last post (yes I know, several weeks ago), I mentioned I was participating in a Halloween-themed writing contest. I would have been, if I had written up a story based on the prompt sooner. My procrastination and I are to blame here - not… Continue reading Ready for the Leaves
Have you been playing Pokemon Go? The free app was first released in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, and has since spread to the UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and 26 other countries. Nintendo developed Pokémon Go with Niantic, the company behind another augmented reality game called Ingress. Augmented reality (AR) games are played… Continue reading Pokemon Go is Bringing People Outside Together
One month ago, I published a blog centered around Ingress, a mobile game app created by Niantic. When I first started, I knew only the basics - the object of the game is to collect XM, capture portals, and create links and fields between these portals. Hacking portals awards items, like weapons and resonators, and… Continue reading They’re Already Here: A Month With Ingress