EROF Final – Dream Simulator

Background – Oneiromancy Oneiromancy exists in many cultures. God speaks to Abram while he is in a deep sleep (Genesis 15). In traditional Chinese culture, dead people are believed to have the power of seeing the future of their relatives. The dead may appear in their relatives’ dream and tell them about their fate. Sometimes, people also…

EROF Week 8 – Switing

Background (Inspired by Eva & Tong) Tinder really swiped its way into the most popular social app. One of the reasons for its success, I believe, is the utilization of people’s subconscious. When glancing through photos in secs, you don’t really look at the characters on the pictures in details. You don’t have time. Your…

EROF Week 6 – Emptiomancy

Background There is no denying that we live in a world of consumerism. Millions of purchases and transactions are happening every second. The total retail amount of China and the US add up to over 100 trillion dollars. There is no denying that we live in a world of abundance. Consumers purchase commodities not for filling their bellies but also…

EROF Week 4 – Appot (the oracle deck)

Background Cartomancy, a form of divination using a deck of cards, exists in almost all cultures. Tarot is one of the most forms of cartomancy. First used in the mid-15th century for games, Tarot transformed into the tool for divination 300 years later. Each card has a picture of certain characters: The Emperor, The Magician,…

EROF Week 2 – Beverage Sacrifice

Background   It’s the year 2208. Due to the great advancement in anti-gravity technology, the deteriorating environment and lack of resource on Earth, humans built several Orbit Space Stations around Earth and migrated there. Most memories of mother Earth are buried in the dust of the history but explorers are frequently sent to Earth for…