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Photos from GGC 2018

To avoid completely swamping this post, we’re putting only a few photos here and sharing the full set on Facebook. There’s also a lot of activity on the Instagram tag – #GGConf2018.
Recordings of all the talks are available on our YouTube-channel.
Show Floor:

You can browse all the student projects right here on the GAME Department blog. We keep a specific tag for the awarded games too.








June 09, 2018 / Comments Off on Photos from GGC 2018

Photos from GGC 2018

To avoid completely swamping this post, we’re putting only a few photos here and sharing the full set on Facebook. There’s also a lot of activity on the Instagram tag – #GGConf2018.
Recordings of all the talks are available on our YouTube-channel.
Show Floor:

You can browse all the student projects right here on the GAME Department blog. We keep a specific tag for the awarded games too.








June 09, 2018 / Comments Off on Photos from GGC 2018

The GGC 2018 award winners


Photos and video to come! Meanwhile, enjoy all the game trailers, and here’s the final award list:
The award winners

Best Presentation: Take My Shift
Best Arcade Experience: Coal Rush
Student Choice: Momentum Drift
Alumni of the Year: Max Tiilikainen
The Social Game Award: Twined
Public Choice: Bench Warmers, Neon Nemesis (tie)
The Almedalen Library Award: Symbio
The Innovation Award: Nova Factor
The Woke Award: Re Leap
Expression in Game Design: Momentum Drift
Jury Spotlight: Bolt […]

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The GGC 2018 award winners


Photos and video to come! Meanwhile, enjoy all the game trailers, and here’s the final award list:
The award winners

Best Presentation: Take My Shift
Best Arcade Experience: Coal Rush
Student Choice: Momentum Drift
Alumni of the Year: Max Tiilikainen
The Social Game Award: Twined
Public Choice: Bench Warmers, Neon Nemesis (tie)
The Almedalen Library Award: Symbio
The Innovation Award: Nova Factor
The Woke Award: Re Leap
Expression in Game Design: Momentum Drift
Jury Spotlight: Bolt […]

June 07, 2018 / Comments Off on The GGC 2018 award winners

Front page news!

Not only are we in the local newspaper – we are on the front page of the local newspaper. Pick up a copy of Gotland Allehanda and read all about the conference and our game educations.
There are now 502 attendees registered. Get your own visitors ticket (pay what you want), and come play our games 5-6th of June, at Wisby Strand.
“Sharks and friend support in the student games”, Gotlands Allehanda 2018-05-31

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Front page news!

Not only are we in the local newspaper – we are on the front page of the local newspaper. Pick up a copy of Gotland Allehanda and read all about the conference and our game educations.
There are now 502 attendees registered. Get your own visitors ticket (pay what you want), and come play our games 5-6th of June, at Wisby Strand.
“Sharks and friend support in the student games”, Gotlands Allehanda 2018-05-31

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Our students were on TV!

… and on the radio, and in the local papers.
As much as GGC is the university’s conference, it’s also the island’s. Every year we throw our doors open to the people of Gotland so they can see what we get up to. And, as part of this, we invite the local media to come and talk to our students.
We were graced with 3 reporters, and coverage of the conference and our, frankly, brilliant students.
We’re 7 days […]

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Our students were on TV!

… and on the radio, and in the local papers.
As much as GGC is the university’s conference, it’s also the island’s. Every year we throw our doors open to the people of Gotland so they can see what we get up to. And, as part of this, we invite the local media to come and talk to our students.
We were graced with 3 reporters, and coverage of the conference and our, frankly, brilliant students.
We’re 7 days […]

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ReLeap

A 2D side-scroller runner game emphasizing epic leaps that send you soaring through the sky evoking a feeling of freedom and airborne ecstasy.
ReLeap was developed using Unity, Photoshop, Spriter, and Ableton Live.
Team:
Isaac Olander – Art
Linda Khamphoukeo – Art
Benjamin Harbakk – Art
Léo Smith – Sound
Wiktor Ravndal – Code
Vidar Grönros – Tech
https://www.facebook.com/ReLeapGame/

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ReLeap

A 2D side-scroller runner game emphasizing epic leaps that send you soaring through the sky evoking a feeling of freedom and airborne ecstasy.
ReLeap was developed using Unity, Photoshop, Spriter, and Ableton Live.
Team:
Isaac Olander – Art
Linda Khamphoukeo – Art
Benjamin Harbakk – Art
Léo Smith – Sound
Wiktor Ravndal – Code
Vidar Grönros – Tech
https://www.facebook.com/ReLeapGame/

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Minutes to Mayhem

Minutes to Mayhem is a one versus four asymmetric multiplayer game where Mrs. Margaret Hatchet has to chase out the ghosts haunting her house. Wielding her hatchet her task is to axe the possessed furniture to death. But beware! She has to be careful not to destroy objects that aren’t possessed. She still needs a house to spend her final days in after all! Can you stay sane long enough as Margaret?
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/3d-games/minutes-to-mayhem/ULF_0050-600×338.jpg" alt="Minutes to Mayhem on

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Minutes to Mayhem

Minutes to Mayhem is a one versus four asymmetric multiplayer game where Mrs. Margaret Hatchet has to chase out the ghosts haunting her house. Wielding her hatchet her task is to axe the possessed furniture to death. But beware! She has to be careful not to destroy objects that aren’t possessed. She still needs a house to spend her final days in after all! Can you stay sane long enough as Margaret?
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/3d-games/minutes-to-mayhem/ULF_0050-600×338.jpg" alt="Minutes to Mayhem on

May 23, 2018 / Comments Off on Minutes to Mayhem

Jungle Jive

The tourists trippin’ in the tropics find a crazy disco party in the jungle and they cannot help themselves, but join the funky celebration! Grab a doll, make it step to the rhythm of the music, perform sick dance moves and take part in the greatest jungle dance off of all times!
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/arcade-games/jungle-jive/ULF_0241-600×338.jpg" alt="Jungle Jive on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14624″ />Jungle Jive on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show […]

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Jungle Jive

The tourists trippin’ in the tropics find a crazy disco party in the jungle and they cannot help themselves, but join the funky celebration! Grab a doll, make it step to the rhythm of the music, perform sick dance moves and take part in the greatest jungle dance off of all times!
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/arcade-games/jungle-jive/ULF_0241-600×338.jpg" alt="Jungle Jive on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14624″ />Jungle Jive on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show […]

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Kato

Kato is an adventure game set in a small village, where you play as the dog Kato. You take it upon yourself to help the villagers with their troubles. Help your neighbours come together and help each other to build a better tomorrow with creative dog solutions.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/3d-games/kato/ULF_0755-600×338.jpg" alt="Kato on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14845″ />Kato on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.
Team:
Kim Ohlsson – Scrum Master & Writer
Leon […]

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Kato

Kato is an adventure game set in a small village, where you play as the dog Kato. You take it upon yourself to help the villagers with their troubles. Help your neighbours come together and help each other to build a better tomorrow with creative dog solutions.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/3d-games/kato/ULF_0755-600×338.jpg" alt="Kato on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14845″ />Kato on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.
Team:
Kim Ohlsson – Scrum Master & Writer
Leon […]

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Throne of Evil

Play a tower-defense-like game where you feel truly evil through immersion and gameplay.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/arcade-games/throne-of-evil/ULF_0055-600×338.jpg" alt="Throne of Evil on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14883″ />Throne of Evil on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/arcade-games/throne-of-evil/ULF_0480-600×338.jpg" alt="Throne of Evil on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14884″ />Throne of Evil on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.
Team:
Ana Laura Martinez – […]

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Throne of Evil

Play a tower-defense-like game where you feel truly evil through immersion and gameplay.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/arcade-games/throne-of-evil/ULF_0055-600×338.jpg" alt="Throne of Evil on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14883″ />Throne of Evil on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/arcade-games/throne-of-evil/ULF_0480-600×338.jpg" alt="Throne of Evil on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14884″ />Throne of Evil on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.
Team:
Ana Laura Martinez – […]

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Ever End

Slash through bosses in a quest for redemption! End goes up against a conspiring organisation and challenges the trials of reality in order to save her little sister. Defeat whoever stands between End and her goal in this story driven, 2D animated comic-book fighting game.
Ever End is a single player narrative driven fighting game. Meet interesting characters, and then strike them down through a streamlined action battle system with emphasis on timing and reaction.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/2d-games/ever-end/ULF_0265-600×338.jpg" alt="Ever End […]

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Ever End

Slash through bosses in a quest for redemption! End goes up against a conspiring organisation and challenges the trials of reality in order to save her little sister. Defeat whoever stands between End and her goal in this story driven, 2D animated comic-book fighting game.
Ever End is a single player narrative driven fighting game. Meet interesting characters, and then strike them down through a streamlined action battle system with emphasis on timing and reaction.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/2d-games/ever-end/ULF_0265-600×338.jpg" alt="Ever End […]

May 18, 2018 / Comments Off on Ever End

Primal Party

Join the Primal Party and team up with your favorite pri-mate! Steal magic juice barrels with your tail and defend them against the other team and raiding Knights. But watch out for the falling fruits, their explosive powers will surely be used by your opponent to achieve victory and bamboozle you.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/3d-games/primal-party/ULF_0280-600×338.jpg" alt="Primal Party on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14585″ />Primal Party on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.

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Primal Party

Join the Primal Party and team up with your favorite pri-mate! Steal magic juice barrels with your tail and defend them against the other team and raiding Knights. But watch out for the falling fruits, their explosive powers will surely be used by your opponent to achieve victory and bamboozle you.
<img src="http://game.speldesign.uu.se/wp-content/uploads/2018/3d-games/primal-party/ULF_0280-600×338.jpg" alt="Primal Party on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.” width=”600″ height=”338″ class=”size-medium wp-image-14585″ />Primal Party on the Gotland Game Conference 2018 show floor.

May 15, 2018 / Comments Off on Primal Party

Nova Factor

Nova Factor is where you play against your opponent with all your actions recorded and repeated in the next round by a copy of yourself. Be your own team mates in Nova Factor! The game is a competitive, first person, multiplayer shooter taking place in an alternate reality.




Team:
Alex Östermark – Graphics
Christopher Fisher – Graphics
Nicholas Lo – Graphics
Petter Larsson – Graphics
Mikael Sukoinen – Management/Sound
Nikolay Valkov – Programming
Rishi KS – Programming
www.vividmayhem.com
Developed for PC on Unreal Engine […]

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Nova Factor

Nova Factor is where you play against your opponent with all your actions recorded and repeated in the next round by a copy of yourself. Be your own team mates in Nova Factor! The game is a competitive, first person, multiplayer shooter taking place in an alternate reality.




Team:
Alex Östermark – Graphics
Christopher Fisher – Graphics
Nicholas Lo – Graphics
Petter Larsson – Graphics
Mikael Sukoinen – Management/Sound
Nikolay Valkov – Programming
Rishi KS – Programming
www.vividmayhem.com
Developed for PC on Unreal Engine […]

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