The Maritime Museum Rotterdam wanted a new exhibition to acquaint the public with the offshore sector, one of the most innovative industries in the Netherlands. The challenge was to tell the story of an industry that is often out of sight and to tell it to a diverse target audience ranging from children to veterans of the maritime industries. Design agency Kossmann.dejong conceived a concept together with the museum that brings visitors to a realistic platform out at sea, and into the shoes of offshore personnel. Kiss the Frog joined the team to cooperatively design and develop the interactive challenges through which visitors learn everything about energy production at sea.
Best Serious Game Through interactive challenges, impressive ship models and more than 90 films and animations, visitors learn everything about energy production at sea, both now and in the future. With the increasing urgency worldwide to transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources, the story of inventive research on sustainable energy generation has been integrated into the experience.The entrance ticket with QR code gives you access to the interactive games. Through these you undergo an assessment to discover your suitability for working in the offshore sector – attempt to land a helicopter, operate an underwater robot or maintain a ship’s position with the help of satellites. Each time logging in at a station gives you an overview through leds, a display and gauges of how you are performing. The system keeps track on your scores at the assessment tests, but also how you perform on skills such as stress resistance, hand-eye coordination, accuracy, risk awareness and creativity. After having visited a mysterious underwater experience, with illusions created using one of Europe’s largest Pepper’s ghosts, you are encouraged to think about the future of the offshore industry and to vote on the best idea to generate energy more sustainably. At the final station you can enter your email address to receive all results from the assessment in your mailbox. Through the Digital Souvenirs platform all photos, test results and your certificate are disclosed on a museum branded webpage. Here, the museum experience continues through the viewing and sharing of your test results and your photos on social media.
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Best Game Design The exhibition space is transformed into an impressive drilling platform where visitors imagine themselves far out at sea. In this interactive, multimedia experience, visitors get up-close-and personal with living and working in the offshore industry. The space is divided into four different environments, to help with capacity visitors are guided into the experience in groups of twelve. Thematically the content is structured into main and sub-themes including energy exploration, production, transportation and renewable energy. The QR code on the entrance ticket gives access to all interactives and lets the system keep track of your results. Beginning your journey in the introduction space, you then encounter the full hands-on interactive Energy Monitor to understand the importance of energy in daily live.In the Safety Room the adventure really kicks off with a safety training session. Here the personalisation takes place by linking the QR code to your data. Next you go upstairs to a huge steel platform with a 360-degree projection of an animated sea complete with a soundscape of crashing waves and integrated animations that stimulate the senses. Using your ticket at Login Stations gives you access to nine interactive games. Through these you undergo the assessment to discover your suitability for working in the offshore sector – attempt to land a helicopter, operate an underwater robot or maintain a ship’s position with the help of satellites.