Led by CMU students, Char Stiles, Connie Ye, Tatyana Mustakos, and Caroline Hermans, Algorat was founded at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry in 2018-2019. It is a collaborative rat-centric computational arts collective, which provides irreverent and interactive games and generates game artworks from farcical dating shows to customizable Christmas sweaters. Since its inception, Algorat’s games gained over 1 million players.
Here are some examples of their games, check out the intimate rat-centric whimsy world!
The Ratchelor – Players play as the Ratchelor, a smokin’ hot rat, and slowly narrow down their love prospects until they find their soulmates.
Sweateratcreator – Design a sweater for the little cute rat. Players can design the front and back looks of “ratty” sweaters and the design will be visualized in a 3D format.
congRATulation – This little animation generates a graduation e-card for rat lovers. Users can customize their and the recipient’s names and send a sweet message to friends and families.
Feel free to browse through their website and try out these computational rats games:
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