for(){}; – Endless Video game that you can play on programmed paintings

For(){}; computer game on painting canvas

Brent Watanabe has created a custom computer application that projects a mapped video game onto the acrylic wall paintings (most famous of triptychs, Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights) created by Cable Griffith for the same. The unique combination of artwork with gaming is a very new concept and the creation is called “for(){};” which in coding language signifies no ending or start, so that the player can go on playing the game for as long as he/she wants by collection of points. The game itself is very addictive simply because of its aimless nature.

For(){}; computer game on painting canvas

The video game is controlled using a NES controller, while the video game elements are created using ActionScript 3/Box 2D and projection mapping using Photoshop CS5 and Flash CS5.5 version. The sound elements are created using CXFR. For(){}; computer controlled installation is currently being displayed at Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, WA and you can enjoy the spectacle by having a look at the video below.

For(){}; computer game on painting canvas

# Watch for(){}; painting video game in action

Via: CreativeApplications

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