Archive for the ‘Projects’ Category

Huli Spacecapades – Emily Yang

Sunday, December 13th, 2015




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texture map of the game character Ben

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The Cave of Vanity-Kelsey Kong

Saturday, December 12th, 2015


You’re a visitor in an underground network where the workers follow the same routine day in and day out

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Suburbia – Samantha Chang

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

Welcome to the neighborhood! Take a look around, just don’t look anywhere you’re not supposed to. Things have been a little unstable lately.

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The Hive – David Gao

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

The Hive is a world based on sound. You fly through the world starting from The Hive, and observe the different plants growing throughout the environment. The purpose was to create a meditative space in which one can go in and become lost in the environment.

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Onironauta – Annamaria Andrea Vitali

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

Two parallel worlds will meet each other.

Text by Milan Kundera’s novel “The Hitchhiking game”

Click and hold left mouse button to move.

Click and hold right mouse button to switch between the two worlds.

Rotate the mouse for exploring.


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Bonny Doom – Hillary Cleary

Saturday, December 12th, 2015


Hillary’s house has just burned down. Amidst the turmoil of emotionally turbulent teenage thoughts, personal objects from the conflagrant material world have entered into a funky paradigm of human consciousness. It is the player’s job to expunge these objects from her thoughts, and restore the natural disorder to this particular cognitive universe. Not a JRPJ.

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Pleasureland – Sofia Staab-Gulbenkian

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

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You are a human in a terrarium being farmed by a giant extraterrestrial eye. Trapped in a maze of ugly fake trees and fungus, you listen the sentient creatures that speak to you about your fate, but ultimately your only choice to give in to the alien being and rise.

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2222 – Christian Gimber

Saturday, December 12th, 2015


The year is 2222. Earth has frozen over and there are no survivors. A visitor from
another planet roams the cold, desolate landscape littered with debris on an exploration mission. Each it ventures further and further from its base camp atop a hill in search of clues that may explain the planet’s demise and logs items in a database as part of its research. Its large feet leave a trail that is quickly covered by falling snow. Daylight is choked by a cool blue haze and night brings darkness and brutally windstorms.

In spite of this daily routine, the planet is changing. The sun pierces through the thick layer of fog and begins to warm the frozen earth beneath. Snow is beginning to melt, revealing hidden treasures and signs of past life. A giraffe head surfaces from the snow and begins to thaw. Strange tracks appear in the snow and it becomes harder and harder to navigate though piles of exposed debris.

Move – arrow keys
Run – left shift key
??? – space key

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Road Trip – Sally Kim

Friday, December 11th, 2015


A world created to play on the dry humor (ba-dum-tss) of a family trip through a desert. The majority of the art is clipped textures. I wanted to gather as many desert-like elements together to form the “fullest” desert experience.

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Nicaragua – Lauren Amorese

Friday, December 11th, 2015


Nicaragua is a world navigated using the right and left arrow keys. The visual world includes a watercolor styled countryside with rolling hills, dirt roads, and trees. The world is explored through a bus, which rolls past small animations of animals and people. There are a few elements of magical realism, seen in the paper cranes that are flying and the live pinata. The audio in the world is all local. The forests have bird chirping and rainforest noises, the school has a party song, and the pigs oink.


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FEMMEZOID – Echo Theohar

Friday, December 11th, 2015


Girlfriend-being and Brutal Babe of Hellzone 5. Compartmentalized 80’s claustrophobic environment design creates for a shitty gallery setting wherein plastic bags announce your arrival and Femmezoid’s exhibitionism drools in delight. WIP


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Iron – Tobias Heinemann

Friday, December 11th, 2015


I literally chose a random metal because I couldn’t come up with a real title. Woop woop.

Press “Escape” to access the debug menu, which contains a list of controls and gives the ability to restart or warp between areas of the game.

NOTE: The game uses shaders that require graphics hardware that is compatible with modern standards – DX11 and Shader Model 3.0 – to run properly. At the moment, I don’t have the time or energy to provide alternative versions for older hardware.







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Lava – Haysol Chung

Thursday, December 10th, 2015


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Collect enough objects before the volcano explodes!
Built with unity in my worldbuilding class.
(a work in progress, so still some bugs to fix)

last photo is extra credit printed addendum

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I don’t need this anymore – Charu Chaudhary

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015


How much of what you used to have defines who you are?

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Aja Maija – Hsinyu Lin

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015





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collect gross body parts and put them on a plate!


Pawnstars – Nick Crockett & Peter Lu

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

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The View From Everywhere — Amanda Stojanov

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015


The View from Everywhere is an interactive world building project that explores a highly feminine vision of an unidentified space arena.


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demificia – jonathan smith

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

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public String titleName = Demificia;
private int end_of_the_world = a zillion;

for (int i = 0; i < end_of_the_world; i ++) {

debug.log(“worldbuilding makes kids happy”);


if (!worldbuilding) {

then  = what;



try {


} catch {





Dora Parnanen – Watch

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

‘Watch’ is a visual experience of how the products that we consume, actually consume us. It starts as an indefinite black space with a ticking sound. As the user engages with the world, they might recognize the visuals but are overwhelmed by the random jumping around and nonsensical sounds. To achieve this world experience, I focus on layered sound design, familiar and strictly followed colors and icons, and movement that is both user-generated and pre-programmed.

Space Bar as navigation.

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All Houses Dream In Blueprints – Simon Pinkas

Friday, December 4th, 2015


All Houses Dream In Blueprints is an interactive mixtape set in a loosely recreated version of the studio I lived-in between 2008 and 2010. Each song transforms the environment. These alterations attempt to convey objective (timbre, lyrics) and subjective (what I associate these songs with) aspects of each tune. The objects which occupy the space fit under two categories: those that I still possess and those that I do not. The former were not modeled per-se. Instead, they were scanned using a first-generation Kinect motion controller alongside a software application called Skanect. The other set of objects/furniture were roughly shaped from memory using Maya. All Houses Dream In Blueprints can be played on the Oculus Rift VR Headset, as well as Desktops (be warned, it is quite resource hungry at present). Finally, here is the list of songs featured in the game (title- artist – album):

Black and Brown Blues – Silver Jews – The Natural Bridge (Drag City, 1996)

Bring Me the Head of Paul McCartney on Heather Mill’s Wooden Peg – The Brian Jonestown Massacre – My Bloody Underground (A Records, 2008)

Jim – Swans – My Father Will Guide Me up a Rope to the Sky (Young God, 2010)

Poor Places – Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (Nonesuch,  2001)

Say Valley Maker – Smog – A River Ain’t Too Much To Love (Drag City, 2005)

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Frequency Moon – Nikita Arefkia

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

What is Frequency Moon? Frequency Moon is a land of confusion, so the better question is, “What is Frequency Moon to you?”



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Hand-made USB stick that holds digital app:



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Alexander Doggus – Samson Klitsner

Monday, November 16th, 2015
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The start area and collection of assets.

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Chasing Paper – Tina Tran

Monday, November 16th, 2015

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Esterlee – Claire Couch

Monday, November 9th, 2015

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