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Augmented Reality in Video Games, Box-O-Zombies and More!

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Augmented Reality of Video Games
Presented byPatrick O'Shaughnessey
Patched Reality, Inc


Talk about what Augmented Reality (AR) ( is, and the different platforms it can run on (i.e. mobile, PC, console) Demo of 1 to 2 AR experiences created by Patched Reality Presentation of videos and pictures of other games that have been done, and discussion on the game mechanics employed Overview covering the process of creating an AR app, and the tools available Open discussion with audience about AR and its potential in games. Patrick is a software developer specializing in augmented reality. "I think AR is a perfect medium for gaming and will offer the potential for a whole new set of game mechanics."

Box-O- Zombies the Game Project
Presented by Shawn Recinto and Team

Come out for a presentation and meet Shawn Recinto and the Box-O-Zombies Team ( SHAWN RECINTO is Founder and CEO of Box-O-Zombies ( and the Founder and President of Immersive Realms, Inc. He also founded the Box-O-Zombies toy line and Headline Games

About Shawn Shawn Recinto is a Technology Consultant and Entrepreneur who loves video games and martial arts. He started Immersive Realms back in 2004 and was inspired by his kids to make Box O Zombies back in 2010 Favorite Scary Movies: The Changeling and Poltergeist (I wet my pants just thinking about that bathtub scene and the wheelchair at the top of the stairs in The Changeling) Favorite Video Game: The Quest For Glory Series Weapon of Choice in a Zombie Outbreak: A Katana because lopping off undead heads looks like its fun Who’s on his zombie apocalypse team: A Red shirt from the original Star Trek series so he can throw them at the zombie horde to slow them down as he makes a getaway.

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About the Venue:
Cibola ( is South Side Chicago's Innovation Center! It is a hub for startups innovation, collaboration and creativity in Pilsen. Their mission is to help Chicagoans become everyday innovators, solve complex challenges, promote diversity and create a community of support for all of us to build our dreams. They provide office space, coworking, classes, seminars, community events, mentors, vetted service providers and references and access to targeted investors/capital. They are located at 1647 S Blue Island Avenue, Chicago, IL[masked]