Gnome Trader

Gnome Trader is a city-wide augmented reality trading game, developped by the ETH Game Technology Center. I worked on this game as a Software Engineer, as part of the FLAME european project.

With this game, we explored how Augmented Reality can generate city-wide or country-wide gaming experiences. Players can access different trading locations over the city, and exchange seeds with gnomes. We then explored several gameplays around this idea:

teaser image for the Gnome Trader game


ETH Game Technology Center - City-wide Augmented Reality Gaming. (link)

Zünd, Fabio, Miriam Tschanen, Marcel Lancelle, Maria Olivares, Mattia Ryffel, Alessia Marra, Milan Bombsch, Markus Gross, and Robert W. Summer. "Gnome trader: a location-based augmented reality trading game." In 9th International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies (GET 2016). ETH Zürich, 2016. (link)

FLAME for Video Games - Blog article. (link)