Demos

Demos

These are the games that will be available to play at the GEMH Game Gallery on July 2nd! You’ll find them either in one of the booths or on the Mobile Lounge!

Curious? Scroll down to read more about the games that you’ll be able to try out!

Blossom

Floris Thoonen Design

Blossom is a PC game that lets you grow flowers through your own emotions! The game was developed as a graduation project at Eindhoven University of Technology with the aim of discovering how different facial expressions can be used in a game in a fun way.

In Blossom you will be able to react to the environment, create a work of art, and grow flowers by expressing different emotions. Blossom is therefore a fun and accessible way to play with and train emotion recognition or expression, but it is also good for your mood! Who doesn’t love pulling crazy faces!?

Tracks of Thought

Tidbits Play

Tracks of Thought is a PC game shaped by your personality. Go on a (self) exploration journey in a train full of insects, solve social conflicts in map battles, and get to know your own qualities + pitfalls! Soon, Tracks of Thought will also be available for purchase on Steam.

DUST

Radboud University Nijmegen

DUST is a VR game developed in collaboration with the Dutch police academy! In DUST, you learn to control your breathing while neutralising approaching enemies! This is essential for police officers who often find themselves in stressful situations. That way, even under extreme conditions, they can make the right choices!

Please note: although the game is not realistic, the minimum age for DUST is 12 years!

Asgaard Saga

Berkel-B, De Lerende Mens & Radboud University Nijmegen

Dyslexia; 1 in 10 children will have to deal with it. Dancing letters and difficult sounds. Learning is not always easy and fun for children who have dyslexia. That is why we have developed Asgaard Saga for all children who have difficulty with reading and spelling!

Asgaard Saga helps children, completely independently, to experience more reading pleasure and reading motivation! As a player, you go on an adventure with your chosen avatar. The character is a young brave warrior. He helps the villagers with their problems. To help the villagers you need materials. You can get these by doing exercises related to reading and spelling. Asgaard Saga makes reading practice fun!

Monument Valley

UsTwo Games

Monument Valley is an indie puzzle game developed and published by UsTwo Games. In this mobile game, the player guides a princess named Ida through mazes of optical illusions and impossible objects! You do this by reshaping the world around Ida so that you can reach various challenging platforms.

Silver

Vlaams Expertisecentrum Suïcidepreventie, Universiteit Gent & Create.EU

Silver focuses on strengthening mental resilience in young people between 12 and 16 years. Silver introduces all young people to mental health and equips them with skills to strengthen their mental health.

In this mobile serious game you follow 4 different characters during their visit to the Silver festival! During the festival you decide how they feel and react. Your choices determine what the day of Adam, Nora, Ben and Lotte looks like!

DEEP

Monobanda

DEEP is a meditative VR game that you can control with your own breath. Using calm, deep abdominal breathing, players can move through an imaginative underwater world with beautiful plants and animals.

Research into DEEP showed that players felt more relaxed after playing and multiple practice with DEEP reduced anxiety symptoms! Unwind with DEEP!

#SelfCare

TRULUV

The experimental mobile game app #SelfCare is here to bring you comfort! It’s a safe space whenever you need it. No pressure, no winning, no alerts and no streaks! The makers of #SelfCare believe that love feels better than winning.

In #SelfCare, we invite you on a journey with the moon to explore our energies of celebration, curiosity, love, intention and care. You’ll find soothing rituals where you can magically transform the color of your bedroom walls, seek guidance from your tarot cards and snuggle with your cat. You may experience feelings of calm, joy, connection or ASMR-like tingles as you tend to our rituals. Thank you for being on this journey with us! #SelfCare is a work in progress.

Mirror Voice

Monobanda

Mirror Voice is a physical space with interactive light projection. By making sound you “paint” colours, lines and figures on the projection floor of the room. A camera and microphone record everything you do which is then translated into projected visual images. Everything is allowed! Talking, humming, yelling, stamping: each sound produces different colours and textures.

You “steer” the paintbrush with your body. This way, Mirror Voice invites you to express and feel your feelings with your whole body. Mirror Voice responds to your emotions: you are seen and heard. Playfully you create a personal work of art that you have made with your own movements and voice!

Switch Sports

Nintendo

Swing, kick and spike your way to victory in Nintendo Switch Sports for Nintendo Switch!

Grab a Joy-Con controller and use real-world movements to take part in a variety of sporting activities that’ll get your body moving. Gather your friends and family to join in the fun on the same Nintendo Switch console!

Snipperclips

Nintendo

Snipperclips – Cut it out, together! on Nintendo Switch is an action-puzzle game that’s all about communicating, co-operating and cutting out. Enjoy two-player puzzles where teamwork is key anytime, anywhere, with anyone. Grab a Joy-Con and pass another to a friend to play on the TV or in tabletop mode. You’ll have to be a cut above the rest to solve all these situations!

Hit-n-Run

Koontz Interactive & Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen

Hit-n-Run is a mobile game in which you can train your impulse control! This training makes smoking-related objects, such as a cigarette, less attractive and makes it easier to quit smoking.

What’s more, you play in teams! Work together with peers who also want to quit smoking and gather the most points! Within your team you encourage each other, support each other’s quit attempts, and compete against other teams. Hit-n-Run is played on your mobile phone, so you can always use the game as a distraction at times when you really feel like lighting up a cigarette. (;

Here Comes Niko!

Frog Vibes

Here Comes Niko! is the cozy 3D platformer for tired people! You play as Niko traveling across scenic islands. Make new friends, catch fish, solve puzzles, snag bugs, and more! Oh, Did I mention your boss is a frog?

SoulPaint

Hatsumi VR & Monobanda

Do you ever feel anxious? Or do you feel all kinds of emotions but are you not able to express them very well? With SoulPaint you can play with and explore your feelings in a fantastic new way.

In this VR game you get the chance to discover, draw and dance with your own inner world! So are you not feeling so well, or are you just bursting with joy? Let it all out in SoulPaint!

Embodied Connection

Navigating by hearing alone encourages you to actively use your imagination and shape your experience. It’s just like reading a book, which always leaves more room for imagination than watching a movie! Embodied Connection helps you as a player realise the power of your own imagination. You will even be able to utilise your power of imagination outside of the Embodied Connection demo, to experience more connectedness with

Bouke Bouwt

Game Tailors

In the fun and useful PC game Bouke Bouwt (“Bouke Builds” in English) you learn to recognise sentence structures and build them yourself! Build on language, collect points and practice with parts of language that you find difficult. It’s always fun with Bouke Bouwt!

Ibb & Obb

Richard Boeser, Roland IJzermans & Codeglue

Ibb & Obb is een spel voor twee, waarbij je samenwerkt in een puzzelwereld met wisselende zwaartekracht! Samenwerken is belangrijker dan ooit, want zonder elkaar zijn de puzzels niet op te lossen!

Please, Touch the Artwork

Thomas Waterzooi

What happens when you DO touch the artwork? In this cozy puzzler with narrative, you’ll break the golden rule of museums and unravel the secret world behind iconic abstract art. Covering over 160 paintings, it’s an aesthetic journey to the origins of modern art, set to a soothing jazzy soundtrack.!

Mindlight

GainPlay Studio & GEMH Lab

What if you could learn to face your fears in a fun and engaging way? With Mindlight, you literally learn to regain control over your own brain whenever you feel anxious!

Through neurofeedback, you will face enemies and explore a haunted house all with the power of your Mindlight—a vanquishing light that is strongest when you find calmness and peace. Learn to control your Mindlight, and conquer your anxiety!

Minecraft

Mojang Studios & Xbox Game Studios

Explore infinite worlds and build everything from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles! Play in creative mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armor to fend off dangerous mobs. The worlds of Minecraft are your oyster!