Play & Win

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Welcome to Play & Win a unique experiment in random interaction.

C6 brings you a fiendish twist on the Rubiks Cube. Turning the humble puzzle into a mind melting challenge of data transfer . A very limited edition of 100 of these doctored genuine Rubiks cube are on offer to those who manage to navigate the way through the QR tag link maze and enter their details for the prize draw. The prize draw will be on the 10/01/10 with the first 100 people recieving their very own C6 QR Rubiks cube in the post.

A QR tag is a visual way of encoding numbers or text, all cubes come mixed up, locked within the cube is a message that once decoded will secure the lucky winner a original C6 work

WHAT YOU WILL NEED IN ORDER TO PLAY & WIN

A camera phone
A computer
QR tag reading software for your phone

 

Install the right software for model of phone, then using your phone camera, photograph the black and white graphic to the right of this text. Follow the link that is encoded in the image. Scan all the subsequent  QR tags and follow the trail to the Prize draw entry form.

If you discover the correct path through the links hidden there you will be eligible to be entered in to the draw for one of our Infinite Monkey Theorem QR tag Rubik's cubes.
More information on Phone models and their corresponding software  can be found below 

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There is a possibity that these cubes hold other messages other than one encoded in the final solution. So we are encouraging participants to Simply photograph the different QR tags made while you try to crack the QR cube and email them to us. These will be posted on flickr.com and text generated will be posted on twitter, possibly generating a work to parallel 'Hamlet' as proposed in the Infinite Monkey Theorem The grand prize of an original C6 Dotmasters artwork worth over £1000 will be given to the solver of this devilish puzzle.

 

QR Code Software for Your Phone.

To use our service your phone needs a camera and software to read QR Codes.

QR Codes are a simple way to read information with your mobile phone without typing and are very popular in other countries such as Japan and the USA. Its a simple way to link to information with your mobile phone.
The reader on your phone photographs the QR Code and translates it into text, in our case a
series of special website links. Many modern camera phones now have QR Code readers built in. If you dont have a reader built in then you need to download one for your phone. There are a number of free and commercial QR Code readers available and links to their websites are shown below.

 

 

Kaywa

(Free) Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, SonyEricsson
 

Optiscan

(Commercial) Apple iPhone
Neo Reader

(Free) Apple, Blackberry, Nokia, Motorola, Siemens, Samsung, SonyEricsson
 

I-Nigma

(Free) Audiovox, Siemens, HTC, i-mate, LG, mio, Motorola, XDA, SPV, Palm, Qtek, Samsung, Dopod, Nokia, SonyEricsson,
 

Nokia

ZXing

(Free) Andriod, Apple, Motorola, Nokia, SonyEricsson
 


BeeTagg

(Free) Apple, Blackberry, HTC, LG, Mio, Motorola, Nokia, QTek, Samsung, Siemens, SonyEricsson, SPV