Nonsense is a soundtoy for a group of four six-year-olds. This toy provokes fantasy and construction play, resulting in a fun and interesting experience for these children. The toy has the following components: hub with a huge red button, 1 start block and 15 music blocks. Every block contains four different soundsamples with a word , music and soundeffects. The children can connect this blocks by placing them in a grid, next to each other or far away from each other, and create a sequence of sounds. Everyting is made out of wood to create a magical experience, to hide the electronics in a material that children know.
Sepiadventure is a game created for the client Wacom. Wacom is trying to create an interesting platform for different apps and games for their drawing tablet line. This game uses the pen and the drawing tablet as a controller and lets the player use images of their friends and themself to create a funny slapstick photo album with different photo’s of their trip through different movies. Players can take pictures during the game, where players must USE their friends to overcome different obstacles.
Ever wondered how pinball played in the form of a card game? Pinball The Card Game is a strategy card game where four players play against each other to become the ultimate pinball master. Players use cards to earn points and control the ball on the playfield. They only have two balls and when they lose both, it’s game over! You can win in two different ways: Be the first to earn 40 points or be the last who’s not game over.
Indelible is a small test project to test the possibilities of a passive interactive comic. The result is an iPad comic that checks the weather, position and nighttime to influence the context in the comic. It also plays with the order of the events that can be different every time the user reads it. The result works pretty well and with a natural swipe and drag interface it is a cool looking comic.
Medieval Madness is a real time strategy game where you control different medieval units to defeat your opponent. You play this game by using a coin draw system. Draw a coin from your coin bag and use or discard it. There are no turns everything is real time, so speed is a big factor of this game. But strategy is still the main focus, so be smart and use your order coins smart and go for the victory!
This serious game was an assignment to make a game about drugs. We chose addiction as a subject for this game. The gameplay of this games is a link to addiction and let you experience what the dangers are of an addiction. This game is not your typical ‘learn’ game, but is fun and learns you something through the gameplay. In Pressure in Paradise you are a little boy that discovers a monster on a tropical island. The monster looks very hungry and wants you to give him some food. You give him some harmless fruit. But after a while the monster demands more and more of you. Do you choose to give him more or not?
Cogs 3D is a multiplayer version of Lazy 8’s indie hit Cogs, a diabolically clever Steampunk-style, gear-based puzzler, where you rotate gadgets to solve each puzzle. For PlayStation Home, Codename will be collaborating with Lazy 8 to transform the game to include co-op play and expand the puzzles to full 3D with mechanical elements on all sides. Cogs 3D, located in Home Plaza, will be fun to play and visually stunning to watch.
Its a co-op only tower defence game, in which hordes of enemies run at the castle wall and the players need to keep them away. The players have a range of weapons, most work on all enemies, but some enemies can only be killed with a specific type of weapon. Some weapons need team work to use them. Most weapons get there ammo from downstairs, over a narrow stairs that allows only 1 player at a time. Enough gameplay elements to make this game frantic, and we have seen some teams shine when they had clear communication.
Miner was an assignment to make a game that is fun for a minimal of 1 minute and easy to learn. We choose for a race/adventure type of gameplay where the player must escape a collapsing mine. Next to this the game must be played with a Wiimote and Nunchuk to enhance the experience of the game. Can you survive this game?
Galactic Travels is a portable boardgame that consists of a set of tiles and cards. In this two player game you must find 3 aliens to win. By connecting the tiles you can find different cards and maybe find one of the aliens. During the game you can attack the ship of your enemy and you must survive the different hazzards that will try to kill you. By using a level meter and dice you can defeat the hazzards. Wormholes will warp you to different spots on the map. Do you have the courage to find these 3 aliens?
In this game you are a plastic boy trapped in a world of toys. The goal of this game is to puzzle your way out, by using four different balls and the environment. The balls you can use, are a bounce, sticky, metal and fire ball. The objects in this world all have physics and by using the four balls and the physics you can find the key. Can you solve the puzzles and find the key to gain freedom once again?
In Sprout you will experience the differences in ground pollution in the past years through the passing of the levels. You must take control of a little sprout that has to grow his way up. Collect water to grow and dodge the obstacles to become a beautiful plant. See how we make it nature very difficult.
ICrash is a prototype game concept for a 2.5D platform game on the iPhone. In this game your iPhone crashes and you must repair it. Because we wanted to keep the controls simple there are only two possible actions. Turning the iphone controls the gravity and by pointing and draging you can let the character jump.
This serious game was an assignment to make a game about the Utrecht High School of Arts. We chose to make a game about the first year and what for experience this was. We tried to the let the player feel the experience of the firs year through mini-games. This game is interesting for parents and future students of the school.
Liesje and Wouter and their waiting room adventure is a serious game for children who are visiting the hospital for the first time and are sitting in the waiting room. To explain some basic rules in the hospital he children can play this game to learn four basic rules. It’s a 2D platformer where children must collect different elements.
What the Bleep!? was my first game in flash and a programming assignment. The assignment was to make a game like the game speedracer, a top down race game. In What the bleep I used the principle of rock, paper and scissors (evade, catch and shoot) to make it stand out between all the other assignment results.