Gamers playing AR-version of “Sonic”, using a tattoo instead of a gamepad (video)

The guy spent months on the outline, learning 3D modeling and programming to realize the dream.

The guy spent months on the outline, learning 3D modeling and programming to realize the dream.

The VR technology has not become popular on mobile platforms, but augmented reality, or AR, is already actively used by developers. For example, a guy named Olo Sabandija so much technology that he adapted the game Sonic the Hedgehog so that the character is controlled with the help of tattoos.
What is known

As he said Sabandija, the idea came into his head in 2010. The guy spent months on the outline, learning 3D modeling and programming to realize the dream. In the end, he made a demo level from the game Sonic the Hedgehog and forced the game to perceive the tattoo as a controller.

Ok, I hope *now* you agree that my tattoo kicks ass pic.twitter.com/Q28iCBjWT3
— Olo Sabandija (@olomerol) 19 Nov 2018

The smartphone scans the tattoo and recognize the fragments as controls. To make the character to perform an action gamer for the desired area of the tattoo. The guy admitted that in the console war stood on the side of Sega, but the tattoo had to do with the design of the NES controller. According to Sabandija, this angular shape is better detected by the program.

Here’s a direct from the screen version of my AR tat pic.twitter.com/CuIYaDZT6m
— Olo Sabandija (@olomerol) 19 Nov 2018

While the gamer that taught character only jump, but in the future plans to make the full version, adding more movements. The guy also wrote he wanted to find artists who would agree to make similar AR-tattoo other players.
For those who want to know more:

Cooler Black Friday: in the Humble Store we give free Outcast — Second Contact
Wargaming has acknowledged the failure of Total War: Arena and decided to close the game server
Twitter banned gamer who wanted to kill Sean bean in Hitman 2