You’re The Boss!

Tags: 2011 arts computers gaming interactive

The collaborative creation of a computer game over the course of the Maker Faire. Visitors are provided with a collection of magazines, printed images, pens, paint, paper scissors and glue and encouraged to create a boss for a space shooter game which is scanned in to the game and can then be played against minutes later. You’re the Boss! was successfully run at a Screenplay event in Nottingham several years ago. The Maker Faire version would extend the idea by using different media and cc licensed images. The experience of participation is fun, creative and educational.

Read more about this maker at http://secondlife.blogs.com/babbage/2005/12/youre_the_boss.html