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We are please to announce that our headline game for playARK Games Festival 2012 is.........(drum roll).........yes you've guessed it........RENGA. So what's Renga I hear you say? Well it's like nothing you have ever played before.

“Renga was an amazing piece of new media: an interactive computer game with a narrative controlled by the audience with laser pointers. It was a great experience working as a team with other members of the audience to get to the end successfully.”

Renga

Renga is about finding a way home. Attacked and left for dead, our hero must carefully marshal their resources to build a new ship, confront their nemesis and finally return home. Only this hero isn't visible on the screen - it's the entire audience, working collectively to control the action using laser pointers directed at the screen. Turning the traditional hero's journey on its head, Renga asks the question - what if the ultimate reward can only be grasped by many hands? Recently screened at the SXSW Film festival, the show mixes new technology with adventure drama and a wry sense of humour to bring the audience together and leave them feeling a deep sense of camaraderie. Arrive as an audience, leave as a team.

Game designers
Wall Four

Game Type
15+

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“As an experiment of a new format... as well as a tease for the possibility of a narrative film in this fashion, Renga is a small triumph.”
http://www.heavemedia.com/2012/03/11/sxsw-film-2012-sunday/

Player Review
http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/title/renga/id/4309

SXSW Review:
http://www.techcentral.co.za/movie-screens-with-frickin-laser-beams/30463/

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