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! Riky??

Explore the sites around Sen no Riky??'s suicide?

Rikyu is an experimental locative tour game developed byMindy Warner and Geoffrey Rockwell using | Locacious.The tour has five stops starting at the front entrance to the | Daitokuji temple complex in Kyoto.

*| Sen no Riky?? is generally considered one ofthe most influential figures in the development of the tea ceremonyor "way of tea." He was a close advisor to | Toyotomi Hideyoshi the Sengoku period warlordthat helped unify Japan.

Why did Hideyoshi order Riky?? to commit suicide? What are the sites in Kyoto related to the relationship of Hideyoshi and Riky??? Learn about the history of Riky?? and Daitokuji with this tour.

Riky?? was created by Mindy Warner and Geoffrey Rockwell. MindyWarner is a doctoral candidate in Japanese History at theUniversity of Kansas specializing in the history of the teaceremony and its political use. Warner did the research andrecorded the tour. | Geoffrey Rockwell is a Professor of Philosophyand Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta studyingcomputer games. Rockwell provided technical support. Thisexperimental tour was supported by the Japan Foundation.

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