SemanticGames.org is a website for collecting information on games that use semantic technologies or try to contribute in the area of semantic content creation. The web site should serve as comprehensive overview of the currently available semantic games in terms of what these games focus on as semantic games address a specific purpose.
In Categorilla/Categodzilla, a pair of players is rewarded if they supply matching words and phrases, fitting a certain provided category under the requirement of supplying only words and phrases that start with a specific initial letter. As the requirement of considering only words and phrases that start with a certain letter can be a rather …View full post
In the SentimentQuiz the players choose from a fife grade scale ranging from very negative to neutral to very positive for describing a randomly chosen word regarding its sentiment scores. The more similar the choices of the players are the more points they get. Website: http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=28282268272View full post
In SeaFish two users try to sort images depending on whether they match or not a certain, randomly chosen image under consideration. In case of a match, the player will be rewarded. If all images are sorted, the next round starts with a new image under consideration. Website: http://ontogame.sti2.at/games/View full post
In The Universe Game a single player is travelling in space and battling an unknown enemy. To do so, different types of spacecrafts with different characteristics can be chosen. By scanning space for resources the user is provided with small tasks related to building a database of semantic annotations. Website: http://www.universe-game.net/ Datasets: http://thedatahub.org/dataset/insemtivesView full post
In PhraseDetectives the players have to make decisions regarding whether or not a certain phrase has appeared already before in the game, whether a phrase is actually a property and they have to complete other tasks. The more players agree on a player’s decision the more points are rewarded. Website: http://anawiki.essex.ac.uk/phrasedetectives/index.phpView full post
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