What is Gamification? The online Oxford Dictionary defines gamification as: “The application of typical elements of game playing (e.g. point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity, typically as an online marketing technique to encourage engagement with a product or service.” – (2017) This means that gamification is the… Continue reading Gamification

Sandbox Survival Game – The Martians

The Martian Machines The Martian Tripods are the primary fighting force of the Martian Invasion of Earth, and are the machine that the Journalist comes into contact with most during the course of the several weeks of the invasion. However, there are descriptions of the other Martian Machines that appeared on Earth during the invasion,… Continue reading Sandbox Survival Game – The Martians

Sandbox Survival Game – Mechanics

List of Mechanics for Survival Game: Achievements: My game will have achievements in, that players will gain by completing certain tasks, or performing certain feats in the game. I believe that achievements will increase the longevity of the game, by providing targets for the player to hit, if they are lacking for direction. Appointment Dynamics: I… Continue reading Sandbox Survival Game – Mechanics

Easter Egg

In one of our modules this year, we were told that there would be an Easter Egg project. The Easter egg project turned out to be a timed creation exercise. The work I managed to complete in the time follows: As you can see by the end of the document, I did not manage to finish… Continue reading Easter Egg

Sandbox Survival Game – Previous “War of the Worlds” Adaptions in Media 1

Original – “The War of the Worlds” by H.G Wells (Book) “The War of the Worlds” is a book by H.G Wells, first published in 1897. It details a  Martian invasion of London at the end of the nineteenth century. The book is written from the perspectives of the unnamed narrator and his brother, as they… Continue reading Sandbox Survival Game – Previous “War of the Worlds” Adaptions in Media 1

Console Game Analysis

Street fighter IV – XBOX 360 The first game I played was Street Fighter IV on the XBOX 360. It is a 2-player fighting game, where players battle each other to deplete their opponent’s health and therefore win the match. Due to the fact that the game is entirely based on competition and battle, it… Continue reading Console Game Analysis

Browser Game Analysis

N – The Way of the Ninja N is a 2D platforming game made by Metanet software. The player plays as a ninja who must make his way to the end of each level, whilst avoiding being hit by any of the hazards and obstacles that appear in each environment, as well as collecting as… Continue reading Browser Game Analysis