You’ve probably heard about Google’s Niantic Labs Ingress game for Android that has developed a cult following with it’s location based alternate reality gameplay.
If you haven’t heard of Ingress it’s a game that encourages exploring landmarks around your location with a Cyberpunk theme.
Here’s Google’s Ingress trailer for those unfamiliar with the game:
Here’s an open source port from Alex Studnicka for iOS.
This isn’t an exact clone of Google’s Ingress – it isn’t exactly the same visually, but is a good-looking port in its own right put together using many different open source components.
Here are a couple of images of iOS Ingress in action from the readme:
And here’s a video demonstrating iOS Ingress:
You can find iOS Ingress on Github here.
You will need to get an invite from the Ingress site to play the game.
Haven’t had a chance to test it yet, as I unfortunately I don’t have an invite but looks like a nice example for those interested in location-based gaming.
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