Coffee Is Life

Ctrl + Alt + Defeat
Team Name: 
CTRL + ALT + DEFEAT

Coffee is Life: Melbourne & Tourism… and Zombies

Explore Melbourne with our exciting and engaging game which provides a walking tour of the landmarks, public art and city heritage sites, while simultaneously dealing with a zombie infestation.

The game allows users to learn fun facts about key sites of interests. But look out – zombies are on the loose. Use your perfectly crafted barista coffee to defend against the zombie invasion – successful attacks against the horde warps the zombie out of Melbourne – to land in our arch rival, Sydney.

Users will be able to:

  • Explore and learn about Melbourne landmarks, public art, parks and heritage sites
  • Provide tourists with an easy to use walking tour of Melbourne
  • Engage with the game to stay clear of the zombie horde – therefore adding interest for all age groups

Sponsorship:

  • Collingwood football club & Collingwood sponsors
  • Coffee providers
  • Coffee chains
  • Sponsored challenges

Expansions including:

  • Foodie tour
  • Chocolate tour
  • Bar tour
  • Kids tour
  • School Holiday tour
  • Urban week
  • Market Tour

Themed weeks:

  • Grand Final Week – zombies throw footies and are warped to NRL stadium
  • Melbourne Cup Week – zombies throw horseshoes and are warped to Randwick

Reciprocal Apps – for other Australian cities that would warp zombies back to Melbourne
 

Ctl + Alt Defeat Fun Facts

  • All members work at IAG – with very diverse roles including design, development, illustration, multimedia, music composition and management.
  • The team includes interns through to senior management
  • The app idea originated during a walk to the art store for supplies
  • The team has 33% women 
  • Zombies are warped to Sydney – immediately outside the IAG head office at 388 George Stree

The Team

  • Stewart Matheson – Team Leader, Development, 7 continent man
  • Greg Saxton – Ideation, UI/UX, “My name is on Mars”
  • Bobby Kaushik – Development support, Best Dad Ever
  • Tom Lingham – Development, Spoon Player
  • Kim Fitton – Business Owner, Ideation, Pokémon cake baker
  • David Blumenstein – Cartooning, Sprite Development, Music, Ane Rand impersonator
  • Juliette Connolly – Storytelling, Production, Velvet rope crosser
  • Joel Kennett – Development, Lord of Lochaber
  • Rebecca Callahan – Video Production, Storytelling, Animation, sang with Pseudo Echo
  • Christopher (CJ) Dolan – Video Production & Editing, sold 10 million albums

Project Assets 

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzmrRSXyI5b9d3VXR1QzenUxUm8

 

Region: 
Used Datasets: 
Dataset Name: 
Property Boundaries | Open Data | Socrata
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
City of Melbourne
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Local Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
We used this data set to render buildings on our map as our hack features a game with a map. The Lat Lng values where used to draw the road shapes.
Dataset Name: 
Tram track locations | Open Data | Socrata
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
City of Melbourne
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Local Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
We used this data to plot the locations of tram track on the map part of our game.
Dataset Name: 
Road Corridor | Open Data | Socrata
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
City of Melbourne
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Local Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
We used this data to render the maps layer
Event Location: 
Melbourne