A puzzle game built with the Greenfoot API in an introduction to java course in community college. Music was an early exploration into programmable sound.
A simplistic endless runner in two stages. Completed as part of CMPM 120 at UCSC. An experiment in parralax scrolling and drawing my own assets.
A group project for CMPM 120. I took on the role of programmer and level designer for this game. An interesting project that taught me that raycasting is complicated. Raycasting was used for the dynamic lighting.
A clicker game. I have plans to develop the concept further.
A territory control game played with a standard 52 card deck. Just from an a challenge in Challenges for Game Designers. The games random elements effectively balance competition and close games are common.
A territory control game where players subtle adjust the board in order to outwit their opponents. It uses a standard 42 card deck.
A modification on The Settlers of Catan that removes the random resource generation from the game. Rebuilt aspects of production, road-laying, settling, upgrading settlements to cities and added a fog of war. The removal of some information was necessary to prevent calculation overload.
A group projects for CMPM 176 Game Systems. A Euro-style board game adaptation of Katamari Damacy.
A two player information game using 24 cards from a standard playing deck.
This is a series of game report and world-building focused single page newsletters for players with my Swords and Wizardry role-play group. They are designed in adobeInDesign with a greyscale palette.
A quarter sized character sheet for the Swords and Wizardry role-playing game. An experirment in condensing information, while still maintaining usability. Effective use of space is the name of the game. I find a lot of times character sheets are too large to quickly navigate.
A Proposal for a platform analysis of the Nintendo Game Boy. How did it cement Nintendo's control of protable games for fifteen years? How does it embody Gunpei Yokoi's motto of "lateral thinking with withered technology"?