Mario von Rickenbach


Mirage

video game

Mirage is a game about perception and popcorn. An underwater tophat that has coupled together with a human foot to explore its surreal surroundings, eating popcorn and enjoying life.

projects.mariov.ch/mirage

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Awards & Recognition

Best Experimental Game, Sense of Wonder Night, Tokyo Game ShowTokyo, JP
Swiss Game Selection, Swiss Arts Council Pro HelvetiaNeuchâtel, CH
Excellence in Visual Art Nominee, Independent Games FestivalSan Francisco, US
Grand Prize, European Indie Game DaysMarseille, FR
Originality Award, European Indie Game DaysMarseille, FR
Best Audio Nominee, BIG FestivalSão Paulo, BR

Showcases & Exhibitions

Indie Game Fest, Tokyo Game ShowTokyo, JP
FILE FestivalSão Paulo, BR
Bits & Beasts, Villa WenkenhofBasel, CH
Brasil International Game FestivalSão Paulo, BR
AMAZE InteractJohannesburg, ZA
Game On, Darklight FestivalDublin, IE
Swiss Game Lounge, House of SwitzerlandLondon, UK
Independent Games Festival IGFSan Francisco, US
FigurentheaterfestivalBasel, CH
Realidades virtuais, Goethe InstitutLisbon, PT
Swiss Games Arcade, SwissnexSan Francisco, US
Visual Playgrounds, Fantoche Animation FestivalBaden, CH
20th anniversary exhibition, Cumulus Design NetworkShanghai, CN
Spiel Computer SpielStuttgart, DE
Fidena FigurentheaterfestivalBochum, DE

Credits

Game Design & Development – Mario von Rickenbach
MusicAndi Bissig

Mirage started as a project at the Zurich University of the Arts.