Midterm Proposals (To be Updated SOOON… sorry)
At this time in the semester, I can’t stop thinking about my thesis, so I’d like to make something related.
For my thesis, I’m exploring simple games that are fun and effective for neuro-rehabilitation. I’ve come up with several simple games that I’m hoping to develop further, both conceptually and technically.
Each game focuses on a particular function of disability. For the first one, I’d like to focus on proprioception (one’s sense of position in space). A person with a proprioception problems often have difficulty sensing where their arms/legs are in space. For this reason, it’s importan to exercise and train the person by making connections between distance, proximity and posiiton. One of the games that I have been playtesting is similar to "Pin the Tail." Using sensors can possibly help the patient in getting closer to the "target".
Another game that I’m looking into is called Blinded Samurai. There are two main players, who have to find each other, as they listen to their personal guides.