Ernest Gunter landed in hospital and met his eventual demise. Furious family and friends struggle to gain justice for Gunter and they're convinced he was hit in an unprovoked attack. Meanwhile, associates of Bourke Street Rat - John Evans claims that Gunter attacked him with murderous intent. A stolen kiss, money owed to the mob, a hired hitman; are they telling truth or lies? This is where you come in - you decide.
This event is a Melbourne International Games WeekLaunch event of Misadventures in Little Lon, an augmented reality game based on a true crime in Melbourne's notorious red light district in 1910. An immersive, captivating experience, you get to explore heritage sites where the spine tingling events went down over a century ago. Collect clues, and question the delightful deviants who lived in the laneways of Little Lon.
Firstly, DOWNLOAD True Crime Mysteries: Misadventure In Little Lon on the App Store or Goggle Play ($7.99). Secondly, REGISTER for FREE with the organisers to play. Next, meet on the front steps outside The State Library Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne on Sunday 6 October 2019 at 1pm (event from 1-5pm) for this FREE Launch Event.
Players in Melbourne will do an approximately 3km walk or 1.5 to 2 hours playtime (offsite versions can be played from anywhere, anytime with no walking required and an approximate 1 hour playtime), as you explore the heritage sites where the crime took place. Be sure to have on good walking shoes, and as a special MIGW bonus, the first 100 players and anyone dressed in 1910 Edwardian attire, will receive a FREE Gift.
Collect clues, ask questions of the characters who once lived in Little Lon, find real newspaper articles and artefacts from the Little Lon archaeological dig hidden throughout the game. Enjoy a fascinating narrative that features historically accurate, complex and colourful real life characters and get a rare insight into what life was like back in 1910 as you explore the streets of Melbourne's past.
An original and innovative concept, this is the first time AR and true crime have been combined into a captivating, gaming experience, featuring sound designed by the amazing Sianna Lee for a better experience. Chat with the game makers at Little Lon Gin Distillery, Madame Brussels Lane from 2-5pm. Stay updated via the Facebook page and subscribe on the website for further events.