Games from Nothing: Group Game #1 — Standoff Revisited

In an attempt to introduce some kind of player choice to our black and white hostage game, we’ve decided to simply display different messages depending on which shape the player…

Games from Nothing: Black & White Exercise #1 — Fusion Reaction

Fusion Reaction is a very simple black and white game, which only uses three components. The user starts off with this screen: The user must figure out what to do…

Remix the City: Jason Eppink visits Remix the City

“Spoiler Alert” Today, our Remix the City class was lucky enough to hear Jason Eppink talk about his work. A million thank you’s to Angela for making this possible. She’s the best. I…

Games from Nothing: Group Game #1 — Triangles Game

In this game you play as a black circle who’s main objective is to dodge triangles long enough for a portal to appear and teleport you to safety. In this…

Games from Nothing: Group Game #1 — Bammer

I’ve been experimenting with the original code for “Bammer” and warping it into more of a sandbox art piece. The form of the game is constantly shifting, and one of…

Games from Nothing: Black & White Exercise #1 — The Mystery of Frogboy

The Mystery of Frogboy is a basic bastardization of Frogger, minus a few elements. The user is a circle mapped to mouseX and mouseY, and initially begins at the bottom…

Games from Nothing: Black & White Exercise #2 — Moon Dragon

There is a village: The monster comes out at night: The monster eats moon children: This ‘game’ is really a few-second long cutscene, because despite numerous attempts, I was never…

Games from Nothing: Post-Mortem — Bubble Tower — The Final Edition!

Bubble Tower has undergone some major revisions since our last post. Now, the shuffler is in the middle of the screen. Each time the user taps the correct color, a…

Games from Nothing: Black & White Exercise #2 — Monster

Monster is a single-player game based on the idea of mixing random possibilities. The basic setting is a village where five people live: a monster who can breath fire in the…

Games from Nothing: Black & White Exercise #1 — Chasing 88/Reverse

Chasing88 (or Reverse) is a black and white game based on the idea of clockwise/counterclockwise motion. The interface is consists of four moving circles. All of them are doing clockwise…

Remix the City: Sticker Project — Human/Nature Dichotomies

What is it about our particular society that makes us so uncomfortable with disorder? One of the primary characteristics of a city is its structure and planning, each element deliberate….

(Simon Bedik-Bloom 2014)

Remix the City: Sticker Project — Decoration/Conscious Expostulation of Modern Architectures Hidden Filth

“Linearity at Play” We actively choose to design, decorate, and plan our spaces, making them inherently politicized. Spaces as arenas of visual perception, are direct our vision by the queues…

Remix the City: Sticker Project — Reframing Rihanna

For my sticker project, I chose to reframe Rihanna to show the truth behind her popstar image, which is reflected in one of her tweets. In order to accomplish reframe,…

Remix the City: Sticker Project — Taken to the City

Took my sticker design, printed it across 60 pieces of paper at the library and taped it together. Then removed an ad in a bus stop ad shelter in NYC and…

Remix the City: Sticker Project — Identity

Strategy in terms of the ‘Reframe’ and ‘Making the Invisible Visible’ readings: For the first image, I took part of the SLC brochure slogan “You are different. So are we.”,…

Remix the City: Space HiJack

Games from Nothing: Post-Mortem — The Aesthetics of Bubble Tower!

Bubble Tower is a single-player tablet game in which a large circle at the bottom of the screen changes color. The user must tap the large circle when the color…

Remix the City: Comment —Surveillant Camera Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CONgeNlxVug&list=UULd-8dbneh6QHH2pd55u6kA (for some reason, it would let me embed the video, so follow the link to watch it on youtube) I sort of have to give it to this guy…

Games from Nothing: Group Game #1 — Standoff

Our game is an abstracted sort of hostage scenario simulation.  We’ve created the player-controlled triangle, the enemy square and the neutral circle(s), all white against a black background.  The concept…

Games from Nothing: Group Game #1 — Evasion!

Designing Player Experience in Evasion Evasion is a simple race to the end game in which the player navigates a circle to a goal while avoiding obstacles that will destroy him….