Archive for March, 2011

The 2011 IGDA GDC Scholar Experience

Two months ago, on my way out to dinner, I received a phone call. It was an unrecognized number from California. I thought to myself for a moment and it hit me. It couldn’t be I said to myself. After answering the phone, my assumption had proven true. On the other end of the phone […]

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Nexus: Status Update Week 10

This week we focused mostly on our traversal system as well as some prototyping of our new power mechanic. As a reminder, the new power system involves the player having two shards at their disposal. At the moment, we are using the sticky light globs from before, but soon they will be replaced with shards. […]

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Outside of Capstone

A little while back I wrote a post about some of the assignments everyone was completing outside of the Capstone games we were making. Since we are getting closer to the end of the second semester, I thought I’d update everyone on some of the other work we are all completing outside of our Capstone […]

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Nexus: Status Update Week 9

Vertical Slice, GDC, Spring Break, a week of classes, and the flu has all come and gone since my last post. A lot has happened in three and half weeks and I am just now getting around to catching up on the blog. After Vertical Slice I headed off to GDC, which was an amazing […]

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GDC 2011 Recap: Part 4

This is Part 4 of my GDC recap. If you missed any of the other parts, you can read them by clicking on the links below. Click here to read Part 1. Click here to read Part 2. Click here to read Part 3. Thursday, March 3, 2011 Thursday was sort of a big day […]

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GDC 2011 Recap: Part 3

This is Part 3 of my GDC recap. If you missed Part 1 or 2, you can read them by clicking on the links below. Click here to read Part 1. Click here to read Part 2. Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Wednesday was a mixed day where we had some time in the morning to […]

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GDC 2011 Recap: Part 2

This is Part 2 of my GDC 2011 recap. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here. Tuesday, March 1, 2011 Tuesday was an all GDC day. We did not have anything scheduled for the IGDA Scholar program. This gave us Scholars time to sit it on some of the summits and tutorials. […]

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GDC 2011 Recap: Part 1

While I wanted to keep everyone up-to-date on a daily basis while I was at GDC, it clearly didn’t happen. GDC is a pretty busy week and it has you going from talk to talk, booth to booth, and party to party. Top that off with being an IGDA Scholar and my week was full, […]

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Nexus – The Beginning Trailer

I just wanted to post a short sample trailer we made for Nexus. We wanted something shorter to show off the game rather than a 9 minute level walkthrough, so we cut up a quick basic trailer. You can view the trailer below.

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