THE HOLODECK

CoFutures

Holodeck: Play|Research|Design|Repeat

CoFUTURES Games and Media Research Playspace

The Holodeck is the state of the art games and media research lab for CoFUTURES, located at IKOS, Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo.


State of the Art Equipment

The Holodeck is equipped with the latest gaming equipment, including various consoles and a high-end gaming PC.

Transmedial Research

The Holodeck facilitates transmedial research into possible futures in games and interactive fiction.

Design and Development

The Holodeck serves as the base for development of CoFUTURES project games, apps, and technologies.

GOALS


Malta/Ħaġar Qim/BCh

IMPACTFUL GAMES

Exploring planetary challenges such as climate change, pandemics, and colonization

Jordan/Wadi Rum/BCh

POSSIBLE WORLDS

Exploring worldbuilding strategies and possible worlds in/via virtual worlds

USA/San Diego/BCh

URBAN SPACE

Exploring urban design and sustainability issues via video games

Norway/Oslo/BCh

PLAYFULNESS

Exploring possibilities in speculative futures design and innovation via playful thinking

VIDEOS


Video: Holodeck Unboxing Day 1

Timelapse video by Asbjørn Brovold Gabrielsen

  • Date:February 2020
  • LocationUiO; Oslo
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