Japanese Gardens 3D is an immersive experience allowing true walkthroughs of the historic gardens of Japan. Inspired by Bowdoin College’s original Japanese Garden site, this new experience takes advantage of modern technology to create stunning realistic outdoor scenes. Future development on the project will allow users to create their own gardens and meet in a multi-player environment to experience the gardens with someone else or learn directly from an expert.

The garden featured in this beta release does not represent an actual location in Japan, but it uses concepts from many of the famous gardens. It utilizes elements constructed specifically for the game and demonstrates the exploratory nature of the game play. 

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Game Formats

Web version

This is a beta release of the game. There are likely to be bugs and performance issues. Please send feedback to ktravers@bowdoin.edu.

Desktop applications available for:

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