We are a company called Kano based in East London.
Co-op (more fun!) Light boards Minimalist Pixel Art Real-world hardware Shibuya, Japan Chibi Hello Kitty
What it does
Player 1 sends emojis to instruct Player 2 on how to get to the cafe. Player 2 receives these on an LED board (9 x 14 matrix) and has to interpret them to figure out where to go. Only Player 1 can see where Player 2 is in the world.
How we built it
Lua, Love2D, Raspberry Pi, Custom Light board
Challenges we ran into
Network connections between RPi and computer running game.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
44 unique emoji animations on a 9 x 14 light board matrix!
What we learned
Light boards are hard Scoping games is challenging Games
What's next for Kanchester
Go back to London and keep making gamified experiences on Kano Computer Kits!