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Freakout Games - British Tycoons

Posted on August 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Over the past few months I've been volunteering in my free time for the international indie games company Freakout Games on their latest title, British Tycoons (currently unpublished) for Android and iOS. The position involved creating and maintaining test cases on the web based testing suite Lean Testing provided by CrowdTesting.


I also supervised an international team of three other QA testers during the project to allocate them test cases and monitoring their bug submissi...

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Eggs to Legs: Educational Game

Posted on December 3, 2016 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Made as part of the MITx: 11.127x Design and Development of Games for Learning online course. The overall concept of the game is to provide an interactive experience about the life cycle of a frog for use in the classroom with students aged 5-6 years. I chose this topic because most students only get to see the life cycle chart in a text book. So Eggs to Legs would be an interactive visual aid of the life cycle, helping students to gain a better understanding of how frogs develop and risks th...

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Global Games Jam 2016

Posted on February 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Another year and the end of January can only mean one thing, Global Games Jam 2016 and the blog post about what I worked on.


My fifth Games Jam now took me back to Staffordshire University, for the final time at the Stafford Campus before their move to Stoke on Trent. Based on this year’s theme "Ritual" our team of 3 began work on a PC game called Demon Duel.


“Demon duel is a two player demon battling game! Each player populates their pe...

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Global Games Jam 2015

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

 

The end of January can only mean one thing, Global Games Jam 2015!

 

My fourth Games Jam, in a row, took me back to Staffordshire University once more. Based on this years theme "What do we do now?" our team of 6 began work on a PC game called White Horse.

 

"White Horse is a turn-based strategy-RPG, set in a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a vicious disease. Your only goal is to survive for as long as possible - but how you do that is up to y...

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Student and Indie Games Conference Stafford

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Staffordshire University teamed up with Ukie, and were sponsored by Epic Games, Overclockers UK and Flix Interactive, to host a Student and Indie Game Conference last Wednesday (22nd October 2014).

 

The event was free for everyone to attend, and was ideal for students, alumni (like myself) and current indie devs, who were looking to gain an insight into what needs to be considered for a start-up stud...

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