Interesting facts about Pokemon Go in Edinburgh

Are you playing Pokemon Go? It’s almost true to say the game took the world by surprise when it launched. Certainly few of us expected to see it on prime time TV news but Ingress players, Niantic’s own game, already knew how fun augmented reality games can be. If...

Banner Mission: Napier

This banner mission is a great partner to the James Clerk Maxwell banner. John Napier, born in 1550 and was a mathematician, physicist and astronomer. He’s most well known for discovering, or inventing, logarithms. This is a 12-part mission that should take you...

Banner Mission: James Clerk Maxwell

One of the takeaways for me during the run up to Abaddon was the discovery that Edinburgh was short of banner missions. Banner missions are a series of Ingress missions that, when completed in order, turn their success badge into a mosaic of a larger picture....

Supporting an honest appeal

Niantic, the company who run Ingress, recently rolled out a new anti-cheating algorithm. I support their move and appreciate the time and effort spent in improving the game for everyone. Location spoofers spoil the game for everyone by completely side stepping the...