User Manual Scavenger Hunt OBA Team 3: Steven Kok Marijn van Gool Bart Stokman Management team: Stefan Wigny Remco van Swieten Jaap oudejans Henk Hoogcarspel Nickos Vassiliadis Ahmed Nait Aicha Introduction and purpose of Scavenger Hunt OBA The Scavenger Hunt is an application for your mobile telephone. The idea of a scavenger hunt is that the OBA visitor is lead through the entire OBA building. During this hunt you will be guided by maps which will result in a couple of ways to experience the facilities of the OBA. During the hunt you will have to scan specific type of codes known as QR-codes. These codes will open up the games, quizzes and information with which you will experience the diversity of the OBA. Requirement: The mobile telephone as a platform This product requires you to have an Android operated smart phone. Under the settings menu of your phone you can find out which operating system it is using. The application is functional on all the Android operating systems. Popular Android Mobile Phones are: Samsung Galaxy S Nexus One Google Nexus S HTC Phones Downloading and installing the application Now, when you have an Android based phone in your possession, it’s time to download the application. The two ways to get you up and running are the following: Type the following URL (website) address in the internet browser of your smart phone: www.URL.com. Scan the QR-code that is located at the reception. If you don’t know what a QR-code is and/or how to scan one, check out ‘Scanning the QR-code’ which you can read further in this guide. Be aware your phone must have an application that is capable of scanning QR-codes. Check the market place on your phone if you need to download one. When the download is complete, simply press ‘Install App’. Keep in mind that installing the application might take a few moments to complete. After this the application can be started. Using the application When the application is downloaded and installed on your android mobile Phone, you can start using the application. In this section of the guide you can read how to get started. Open the application named ’Scavenger Hunt OBA’, this can be found on your phones main window. You now enter the main menu. Here you can choose between a handful of options by clicking on them. The options stated from top to bottom with what it corresponds to: o Start: Starts the application, you will now participate in the scavenger hunt that leads you through the OBA o Uitleg: A short explanation of how the application works o About: About the creators of the application and the company the creators made the application for. o Exit: This will exit the application. All the points you gained in any unsaved progress in a previous session will be lost. Orientation Once you start the application or finish an assignment a map will appear. This map contains directions to where you have to go to find the next QR-code. Once you found the code you must hit the ‘Scan’ button to continue. If you are in need of one of the previous options on the main menu, please hit the return button. Scanning the QR-code A QR-code is a two-dimensional barcode in the form of a square picture of smaller black and white squares. See the following example of a QR-code (Option ‘Uitleg’ in the main menu shows one as well): This barcode needs to be scanned in order to be allowed to continue. The spots where QR-codes are placed are specifically chosen to suit the assignment or information that will come next. See next section for further explanation about the different assignments and the information that is given. After you pressed 'Scan' in the previous section a scanner appeared on the screen. To scan the QR-code hold the camera so that the box on the screen covers the code as much as possible. When the image of the QR-code fits nearly perfectly in the square of the scanner, touch the 'Scan' button. At this point the QR-Code will be scanned. Once succeeded the application will automatically go to the assignment or information corresponding to the spot you are at. Information Occasionally a QR-code will purely give information about the area or item it is near. This way people get to know the diversity the OBA has to offer and/or gives information that might be used later on in the hunt. The Quizzes One of the assignment that this application contains is a quiz. When you scanned your QR-code, the quiz game will pop-up. The answers of the quiz will always correspond to the floor or area you are in, keep in mind the information on the screen might give you hints. After the scan you see the first question that awaits for an answer. Per question the screen is formed as followed: Question. Answer A. Answer B. Answer C. Every question has only one correct answer, so choose wisely. The more answers you have correct the more points you will get for this quiz. The mini-game Another assignment that might pop-up when you scan your QR-code is a mini-game. To keep the scavenger hunt upbeat and diverse these small mini-games are in place. The games will test your reaction speed, wit and memory. The better you complete these games the more points you will get for them. Finishing the Scavenger hunt Once you went through the entire scavenger hunt based on your performance you will have a score. This score will be presented to you and can be committed to the high score list of the OBA with your name and OBA id. After this you will return to the main menu where you can restart or exit the application.
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