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Titanic Descent game

Titanic Descent game

Develop a fun game to encourage awareness of the National Skills for logistics organisation. The game is included within an ezine informing young people of logistics career opportunities within the museum sector.

T M Lewin catalogue

T M Lewin catalogue
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Development of a page turner catalogue with simple animation and deep links to the T M Lewin ecommerce site.

Virgin - electric! Ezine

Virgin - electric! Ezine

Ongoing contract with Redwood publishing as Senior Flash developer, programming interactive content for Virgin medias customer ezine "electric!" Since issue 7, April 2009.

The ezine includes various games and features, these are programmed using flash actionscript.

Intitally hosted on the Ceros ezine platform, electric has now moved to the eDition publishing platform

F1 Racing

Electric - F1 Racing

Race in one player mode against the computer. 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.
Pseudo 3D creates a feeling of depth, the code is a development from my original slot car racing game.

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The greatest show on wheels

The greatest show on wheels

Tour de France cycling game for the Virgin media electric ezine. The game challenges the user to a race around the Tour De France circuit against three computer controlled opponents. Simple controls allow the user to experience the immediate fun of the game. But if the user goes to fast they will come off the track.

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Game On

Game On

Game on feature/game for the virgin electric! eDition based ezine. The brief was to build a feature that would capture the imagination. A hybrid feature/game was produced. The user is encouraged to shoot at the aliens to produce interesting facts about gaming.

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Royal Mail - Alpha Mail game

Royal Mail - Alpha Mail game

Platform game to promote the idea of the use of games for marketing. The game was publicised in the Royal Mails "Contact" magazine. The game features 3 levels of play and data capture is used to collect high scores and then display them on a league table.

Grand National Racing Game

Grand National Racing Game

Grand National Racing Game for the Virgin media electric ezine. The game challenges the user to a retro key bashing style endurance race against the other riders. Realism is created by use of dynamic drop shadows and synchronized animation.

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Click and Drag Race

Click and Drag Race

Click and Drag Race game for the virgin electric! eDition based ezine. The game tests the players knowledge of motorbike construction. Drag and drop the parts to build the motorbike against the clock!

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Cryptic Music Quiz

Cryptic Music Quiz

Cryptic Music Quiz game for the virgin electric! eDition based ezine. The game tests the users knowledge of popular music artists. If a question is answered correctly the text box changes colour. If the user is stuck they can press the "Tell me" button. At the end of the quiz the number of correct and revealed answers is totted up and the verdict given.
A flash cookie stores the state of play for returning players.

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Darts game - Virgin electric!

Darts game - Virgin electric!

Darts quiz game for the virgin electric! Ceros based ezine. The game tests the users sports trivia knowlege. If a question is answered correctly the dart hits its target. If not the question is repeated later on until the user manages to answer all questions correctly and the bulls eye is scored.

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Conkers game - Virgin electric!

Conkers game - Virgin electric!

Conkers game for the virgin electric! Ceros based ezine. The game featured simple simulated physics of conkers on strings. The player takes it in turns striking and then avoiding the computer opponents conker.

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Crazy Golf Game

Crazy Golf Game

Put your ball around the three Crazy golf courses, watching out for the obstacles. The game features simple physics to simulate the reflective bounces and gradients.

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Assorted MPU's

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