Game Studio

Level Design: GOBLIN HEARTBREAK MASSACRE

Claire Bronchick The Idea I started out with the idea for this gross little goblin guy. My first instinct to make him the villain, but then I realized (talking it…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Hiding in Plain Sight

Over the course of this semester, as I came to terms with my own social anxiety, I decided to center my game around my new understandings of anxious feelings in…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: A Short History of Goblins

Elliot Nye May 15th, 2019 A Short History of Everything that is Goblins is a non-linear adventure game I made about goblins. It is a pretty silly game, based on…

The Blob — Post-Mortem

This project started with a remarkably lofty idea. One that, I think, came from the right place but ended up not really helping in any real manner when it came…

The Blob — Initial Artist Statement

Hello, hello! Kit here, in this first post I’m going to address my initial goals and concepts for my Senior Thesis. For all my thoughts on the entire process, please…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Heretic Postmortem

  Game Design and Non-Linearity  Heretic is a 2D PRG that follows a young girl living a barren village. Resources are slim, the soil is untenable, and the villagers only think…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: The Strength Needed Postmortem

The game The Strength Needed was a semester of fun, strife, and some sleepless night but by and large a wonderful experience and vastly informative for the next projects I…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: The Strength Needed

The game I set out to do this semester was focused primarily on building on a lot of the work I put into the third Paper Prototype I did. This…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Migration

My goal for “Migration” is to create a 2D side-scrolling RPG based on exploration and interaction. I’m aiming for a whimsical, fantastical aesthetic reminiscent of pages from children’s books. I…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Into The Dark

The game I finally made is now called Into The Dark.  The goal of this game is to explore the world I created and to defeat the boss at the…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Migration Postmortem

For my conference project I created a side-scrolling exploration/adventure game. The player controls an anthropomorphic hummingbird with a broken wing. The player progresses through the game by bartering with other…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Heretic

Some sketchbook pages (with notes from my readings): For my conference project, I am drawing from marxist feminist texts – Caliban and the Witch and Revolution at Point Zero by Silvia Frederici –…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Adam Postmortem

Despite this being the last paper test, what became clear to me is that I want to work over the narrative ideas this game still works by: particularly, and at…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Adam

In A Day on the Grand Canal with The Emperor of China David Hockney brings all his expertise as a contemporary painter to bear on an analysis he does of…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Poster Children

My paper prototype was finally based on Poster Children, in its playable version. I tried to capture as much of the story as I could and found this interesting effect:…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: War of the Clowns Postmortem

A Clown Character The first paper prototype I did was based on a fiction piece title War of the Clowns. This story was about two clowns who have an argument…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: War of the Clowns Revisions

The start of the game. For my second paper game I decided to revisit the War of the Clowns story from the perspective of one of the townspeople. I designed…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: War of the Clowns

The beginning of the game. My first paper prototype was based on the flash fiction piece War of the Clowns. The piece tells the story of two clowns who carry…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: Industry Knowledge Paper Prototype

In my most recent paper prototype, I redid one of the flash fiction pieces I did previously. Here, I took PVC and completely changed the game I once had. Taking…

Game Studio: Nonlinear Narratives: War of the Clowns Paper Prototype

I created a paper prototype for the flash fiction story “War of the Clowns” by Mi Couto.  My first two paper prototypes were off the same flash fiction story, “Possessions”…