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"Game of S.K.A.T.E." online idea help
How could this be made into an online format? Preferably accessible from mobile.
Any ideas are welcome!
Sorry. Let me elaborate on this.
People should be able to play S.K.A.T.E. (the skiing version, call it S.K.I.E.R., or whatever) against each other online. This would allow people who ski in different resorts to challenge each other without the need to be at the same place at the same time.
I guess that could work out, as long as people aren't uploading video so that they could get multiple tries to get the trick. It would have to be live streaming from an app or something.
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One foreseeable problem is the fact that no two parks are going to be identical. This could be solved either by restricting the game to individual parks/mountains, or by regulating what features can be used (e.g. jumps, flat bars, dfd's - the sort of stuff you'd find in just about any park).
A suggestion for restricting how many tries you get would be to do a top-to-bottom. This conflicts with what I said above about different parks, but it would help to confirm the validity of everyone's tricks.
But then I have no idea how you would make this available to everyone. That's way out of my league.
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1; make an app
2; make it possible to connectto an "opponent"
3; make it possible to chat on it
4; person 1 calls the trick, says he landed it or not after he did it.
5; person 2 says if he landed it or not
This would build on that the persons using it are honest tho. possible yes, hard to know forsure tho if u landed it or not.
Lets get real, ur friends wont tape you on ur smartphone.
Chat version is possibly the best way to go. Even tho there may be a chance u face someone who cant be honest and take a letter.
An app like this would be awesome. If the app is good looking and works fine. This would probably make people that got a day off and/or dont know what do since their friends are in school/working hit the slopes.
+1 for this idea, if i knew how to make apps. Id make this one, would be awesome if someone with knowledge stepped up to the plate!
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apps is genius! Well you can use the snapchat app! Or make a san milar one!!
I dunno if it's popular over the seas or you have something similar, but yeah, you'll just send short shots of yourselves to each other.
Then the other guy will have to do the same trick on a similar feature in his park, and snapchat it back. This way you can have a time limit to make sure you can't try like 50 times to nail it, sure, you could do a couple of hits if lets say you are given like 5 - 10 minutes. But that's fear cause it would be like that for both.
If you can't send back a video of you nailing it by then, you'll get a letter.
If the app had scoring it would be perfect, cause then the receiver can press like OK or something when he sees the trick getting landed!!
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