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 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 TubeLink, a video is shown to the player in a crystal ball surrounded by tags that might fit the video. The player has to drag the tags to matching scenes in the video in order to fill the ball with energy in case that the predictions are accurate. In case there are enough matches …View full post
SpotTheLink is a two player game focusing on the alignment of DBpedia concepts to the Proton upper ontology. Each player has to select Proton concepts which are either the same as or more specific than a randomly selected DBpedia concept. Matching choices are rewarded. Website: http://ontogame.sti2.at/games/View full post
In Phetch one player out of 3-5 is chosen as describer. He describes an image and the other players, the seekers, have to find it on the web with the help of the describer’s description. The first seeker finding the image becomes the describer in the next round. Right guesses give points, while wrong guesses …View full post
Zen Tag is a naming activity game where players can tag images they are provided with by supplying any and as much words and phrases as they want. The purpose of the game is to collect metadata within the archives of any type of institution. This increases the accessibility of the content of archives across …View full post
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