Apr 2018 -
Game & Web Development
Check Out is an interactive arcade game and a publication that raises awareness, as well as teaches all internet users about the dangers of ‘Dark Patternsʼ, which are malicious forms of user experience and interface design (UX/UI design). Dark Patterns, a term coined by UX specialist Harry Brignull, exploits the power of design, knowledge of human psychology, and the audienceʼs unawareness as a manipulative marketing tactic to generate greater profit.
Visit our Check Out online game and digital publication to learn more about Dark Patterns!
The physical arcade box was laser cut and built after creating a small and to-scale cardboard prototypes ↓
Apart from designing and developing the arcade box and online game, we also created a publication outlining the research we conducted around Dark Patterns to further raise awareness of this existing issue ↓