Lisa Neumann University
“Sightseeing of a different kind, you’d think it was the following description to a new console game: by mobile phone, the player will receive” information about the whereabouts of a target. With perseverance and tenacity he circles the unknowns make it after all. And along the way he discovers a foreign city. In reality, but this is the latest craze in the city breaks. The travel portal reisen.de explains why boring shopping attractions in a city long since passe – today is ran. The fun is named”mobile gaming. With mobile phone, water bottle, sports bars and especially much stamina it goes hunting on a discovery tour in the game after Mister X”. Requires only a phone with Wi-Fi and GPS module, with the own position on a map determined and then transmitted to the players. Previously a Mister X will be drawn out, who is affiliated with according to labeled cap on the way. At specific time intervals, his pursuers via text on his site are informed. Conversely receives the hunted but also information about the positions of his hunters. The Chase leads along countless roads, squares and monuments. So on his travels, who wants to meet a foreign city in a non-traditional way, can do so with the fast-paced and action-packed city game. The trend has already reached public transport in the metropolitan area of Nuremberg. There was launched the hunt even for public transport. The number of players is this almost unlimited. However, a good physical condition is a must, because hunting may take up to five hours.