Booyo Park

ROLE

Game Designer, QA Analyst 

PLATFORM

Mixed Reality

DURATION

8 months

Sponsored by

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Showcased at

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Queens Park

Booyo park is a mixed reality "virtual petting zoo" experience in which players interact with cute, floating blob creatures called Booyos. Players use their real-world hands to reach out and grab, poke, pet, throw, merge and pop Booyos as they roam around the real world untethered and unrestricted.

Design Goals

  • Create a fun and engaging mixed reality experience that can be played in any sort of indoor environment.

 

  • Design interactions that encourage freedom of movement and exploration.

 

  • Develop a user interface utilizing hand recognition hardware that is intuitive and natural to use.

Responsibilites

  • Conducted extensive research on VR/AR game design as well as UX design

 

  • Contributed and updated a game design document to clearly illustrate intricate mechanics and features

 

  • Developed a comprehensive AI flowchart that organizes player interactions and AI behaviour in easy to read format.

  • Performed QA tests and documented testing notes into playtesting reports for later review.

JAMES PRATT
OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA
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