Life-size fighting game showcased

A game in which people can throw themselves at a life-sized image of an opponent who could be on the other side of the world is being prototyped.

Remote Impact will be among the exhibits at e-Day, an online communication event on Skye for Highlands and Islands communities (in the UK.)

The interactive fighting game is being developed by Moray-based Distance Lab.

In the prototype, people battle a silhouette projected on to a mattress and can register brute force.

Distance Lab in Forres said the game is different from technologies such as Nintendo Wii and console games because it does not involve a hand-held device.

A life-sized "shadow" of the opposing gamers is projected on the interface, which resembles a mattress stood up against a wall.

The participant's movement and the strength of blows are measured by a sensing system.

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timmyp533943d ago

are finally coming true. XD