Hello, and welcome to the latest news from the SeriousGeoGames Lab. We’re really excited for September. First, we will be back at the Freedom Festival 2017! You can come and try our Virtual Reality games – TideBox and Flash Flood! – and learn about why flooding happens, and how changing climate and changing landscapes will […]Read More Our 360 Tour of Hull for @BSG_Geomorph #BSG2017
If you’ve been to an event and played one of our games, you will have most likely also seen the River-in-a-Box mini-flume. This is a big box of plastic sand, through which water flows, building miniature rivers. Xuxu setting up River-in-a-Box for Hull’s Freedom Festival in 2015 I’ve been trying to recreate this in a […]Read More A Virtual River-in-a-Box = Problems!
Fans of the work of Dr David Nash, Brighton University, UK, will love this piece of data. Particularly fans of his 1996 Earth Surface Processes and Landforms paper. The Hackness Hills image above was produced via a Hillshade on Ordnance Survey OS Terrain 5 Data downloaded from Digimap (OS Terrain 5 [ASC geospatial data], Scale […]Read More #GuesstheData Answer – 13/07/2017
We are very, very excited to be able to unleash our YouTube version of Flash Flood! You can view this on a PC, but it’s best viewed using a phone or tablet where the motion tracking allows you to easily view the full 360 view. If you have a cardboard headset, such like our #ISurvivedTheFlashFlood […]Read More Flash Flood! YouTube Now Online! #Isurvivedtheflashflood
Ok, I’ll admit, we’ve been a little quiet of late. But that doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy working on new games to fascinate and entertain you at future events. At the NERC science showcase, Into the blue, we won one of the four prizes and this has allowed to develop Flash Flood! further. We’ll […]Read More What’s coming up? Lots!
The goal of SeriousGeoGames is to explore the use of games, and gaming technology, to enhance the teaching, research and communication of earth sciences. As such, we don’t want to keep our games to ourselves, but rather want to share them as widely as possible. To that end, we are inviting you to become a […]Read More Grab your copy of Flash Flood! – Register as a SeriousGeoGamer
It’s just a little over two weeks until we’ll be heading to Manchester for the Into the Blue event, organised by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). NERC are major funders of scientific research in the UK, and SeriousGeoGames will be at the event with the NERC-funded project Flash Flooding from Intense Rainfall (the FFIR […]Read More Next Stop #NERCIntoTheBlue – 25-29 October, Manchester
We are pleased to confirm our attendance at a joint conference held by Hull City Council and the Royal Town Planning Institute of Yorkshire, looking at Climate Change, Renewables and the Humber Energy Estuary, to be held on September 22nd 2016. Chris Skinner and Chloe Morris will be attending the conference, and exhibiting (2016 HEY […]Read More New Event – Hull City Council and RTPI Climate Change Conference
Come find us this weekend, September 3rd and 4th, University of Hull Science Lab, Queen’s Street, Old Town, Hull. Be among the first people in the world to try Flash Flood! in Virtual Reality.Read More Flash Flood! Coming to Freedom Festival (@FreedomFestHull)
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for SeriousGeoGames. A few weeks ago we finally got hold of the brand new Oculus Rift and, thanks to the excellent BetaJester, we have Flash Flood! running in Virtual Reality – we’re biased, of course, but it is truly awesome! The second bit of news is about your […]Read More Latest News – New Rift, Freedom Festival, BSG, Into the Blue, and Digital Awards