Factsheet

Developer:
The Sheep's Meow
Based in New Jersey, USA

Release date:
August 2012

Platforms:
Site-specific installation

Website:
thesheepsmeow.com

Regular Price:
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Description

Wrong Bet! is a performative installation game of underground fighting and betting. It blurs the lines between players and spectators, and encourages cheating, colluding, and betrayal. The game features its own economy of money, which has value standardized against goods that become more scarce over the course of the game.

History

Installed and performed in various venues, including IndieCade East, Babycastles, and Eyebeam. Original version awarded Grand Prize at Jean Claude Van Jam.

Features

  • semi-blind fighting, chaotic yelling-fun, sneaky betting and profiteering
  • in-game economy, with item shop, commodity-backed monetary system
  • purchaseable physical goods with gameplay value
  • laser-cut acrylic microcontroller physical interface
  • installations are customized to the space
  • games are moderated by NPCs

Videos

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Selected Articles

  • " ... an elaborate installation game for ten players involving computers, a betting circle, real money, and real heckling. Out of the mainstream action of Jean-Claude Van Damme, intelligent and bizarre fun was born."
    - Jillian Steinhauer, Capital New York

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Development blog
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About The Sheep's Meow

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Wrong Bet! Credits

Brian S. Chung
Game Design & Development

GJ Lee
Game Design & Development

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Press, Meowing


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