SPEED³

This was a small-scale game that I decided to make over the course of a couple of days, with the primary goal being to further familiarise myself with the Unity environment and how the various systems interact. Before beginning this project, I had only made one game previously in Unity, or in C# at all for that matter, with that being the one that is … Continue reading SPEED³

Skᵧ-ᴰiver

I initially began work on this project around mid-November 2017, when I was looking for a way to explore game development on a more low-level programming language, specifically C++. While I’d previously followed some tutorials on the language, such as “Learn C++ in 21 days” by Jesse Liberty, and making a handful of games using the Ncurses library, I’d never previously looked into making a … Continue reading Skᵧ-ᴰiver

A Tower Defence game in Linux

Since the age of 4, when my father first introduced me to video games as a medium, my passion for games, and in more recent years, game development has continued to grow. Therefore, I was thrilled when the opportunity came to develop a game in my final year at University. My dissertation title was “Tower Defence game in a Linux environment” and, given that the … Continue reading A Tower Defence game in Linux

Asteroids

As part of our first year Games module, we were tasked with drafting a creative take on original Asteroids concept, fully utilising our, at the time, newly acquired Python knowledge. Over the course of this project, we learnt many valuable lessons regarding how to best implement a gameplay loop, object lists, and various useful design patterns, as well as my first exposure to using a window … Continue reading Asteroids