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Android Apps feature - Virgin Electric

An interactive feature for the Virgin electric! ezine promoting various applications for use with the android phone operating system.
The content was presented in a fun and interactive way.

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Slot racing car game

Slot racing car game

Race in one player mode against the computer or two player mode against a friend. Controls are simple with just one button for accelerating, but don't go to fast or you will spin off just like the real thing. A counter registers your current lap and speedometer give an idea of your speed.

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Ford Smax E-magazine

Ford Smax E-magazine
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Design and program an interactive e-magazine using the Ceros media platform. The emag was to showcase a range of extreme snow sports for promoting and creating a lifestyle around the Ford Smax brand.

La Redoute Ceros Ezine

La Redoute Ceros Ezine
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The La Redoute Ceros based Ezine for contract publisher Redwood features deep links to the latest hot fashions and products on offer from the companies main e-commerce website. Inspiring videos advise on how to achieve various looks.

I was responsible for programming all of the actionscript on the both the pitch and first issues of this ezine.

Boots health and beauty Ceros ezine

Boots health and beauty Ceros ezine
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Freelance contract with Redwood Publishing, to work as freelance senior flash developer, producing games and interactive content for Boots health and Beauty Ezine. Featuring some innovative pages including a nail colour chooser where the user chooses and paints the colour onto virtual toes. An interactive suntan lotion selector tailored to your skin tone, type and age. Various products are deep linked to the Boots site, and informative and entertaining videos.

Rugby game

Rugby game

The player is controlled by the left, right, up, and down keys, pressing space controls the hand off and collecting Oranges gives extra pushing power.
Once the level is completed, the next level is faster and thus more challenging.
The send to a friend function adds a viral aspect to the game.

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Snap card game

Snap card game

Classic snap game where the user must match pairs of Celebs. The card turning is animated and on a correct match the names are displayed on the card.

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Christmas cryptic quiz

Christmas cryptic quiz

A fun cryptic quiz of television program titles. Both flash cookies and a database collect the users email and position in the game allowing them to return at a later time and continue from where they left. Data captured can also be used for future marketing purposes where the user has agreed via the tick box.

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Table football game

Table football game

Table football game, where the object of the game is to shoot into the goal. The mouse controls the left and right movement and a power meter rises when the mouse is pressed. Timing is crucial, let go of the mouse at the right moment to ensue that enough power will get that ball into the Goal. Too much and it will bounce off the posts.

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Arcade ping pong

Arcade ping pong

Recreation of a classic arcade favorite. Playing against the computer, this version features change of speed if the ball is hit at the right angle which is useful for catching out your opponent. First one to reach 21 wins! Other interesting sport facts are included at the edge of the screen.

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Tiger woods golf facts

Tiger woods golf facts

A round of golf where each hole has an interesting Golfing fact. The path of the golf buggy is animated to comic effect.

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Musical word search

Musical word search

Musical word search. The game featured two modes of operation, normal and timed word search. Colorful visual feed back ensured that the user understood which words had been found and which were currently selected. The game was programmed to be reusable.

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Cricket Game

Cricket Game

Cricket game where main objective of the game is to whack the ball at the correct angle to score a 2, 4 or 6. The bat is controlled by moving the mouse which gives the player a more physical experience. The animations of the players add a comedy element to the game.

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London marathon game

London marathon game

London marathon game where the player has to get ahead of the crowd by repeatedly bashing the left and right buttons of the keyboard. The quasi 3d visuals maintain the illusion of running through London and passing various sites on the way. A display at the top of the page tells you where you are on the route in relation to the crowd.

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Horse racing game

Horse racing game

A colorful recreation of an old arcade style horse racing betting game. Choose your horse and ring the bell to start the race. There are multiple random number generators to vary each horses speed throughout the race and make it more compelling to watch and play again!

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