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A Playable Poster


Optikammer tells a story of how disparate research & weird toys became

pioneers of Photography, Cinema, Animation, Video Games & Cat GIF's…






Background:

Optikammer was born from a will to explore stories, histories and ideas interactively.

It connects modern visual media with their earliest analogue ancestors.

Optical artefacts are manipulatable in an exploratory typographic environment.



Features:

8 levels covering major optical innovations

Play with ground-breaking experiments and philosophical toys

Interact with the chronophotography of Muybridge and Marey

See where the ideas for cinema, animation, and digital media sprang from



Release Date:

Second Half of 2016








Anorthoscope





Zoetrope Strips





Muybridge's Chronophotography





Marey's Methode Graphique








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ˈwɛl.kəm to Optikammer - a playable poster

First run-through video:

Roget/ Plateau level gameplay





"Although it was a commercial failure, the Anorthoscope precipitated many important discoveries such as the Phenakistoscope & Zoetrope"







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Luftbauch
Luftbauch

Very cool "Intro". I like the optical illusion stuff :)

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