Warco: a war photography game

WARCO is a prototype for a first person photo/video journalist simulator, with the main character – a war correspondent – pulling out a videocamera ‘shooting’ in-game footage of the conflict unfolding in front of her.

“WARCO lets players shoot and record what they see ‘through the lens’ – framing shots, panning and zooming, grabbing powerful images of combatants and civilians caught up in war. They’ve got AK-47s and rocket-propelled grenades – you’ve got a flak jacket, a video camera, and a burning desire to get the story. Every game space is embedded with multiple objectives and story leads for journalist Jesse DeMarco to find – a scoop if she’s smart, mortal danger if she drops her guard…” – dvafoto.com quoting WARCO’s website (no longer online)

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