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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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Football quiz

Football quiz

Answer the questions true or false, if you are correct you see a goal being scored if not feel the embarrassment as the ball flies in the wrong direction. The game also features a viral send to a friend element.

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Formula One racing game

Formula One racing quiz game

Formula One racing quiz game, with sound and animation. Answer the questions correctly and you move forward in the race. If you are wrong you drop behind the pack

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Wilkinson Sword Xtreme 3 Game

Wilkinson Sword
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Production of four games to be set over the period of four weeks, where the player must guess the correct names from visual clues hidden in a photo montage. With free text entry for the answers, the player should be able to get points for variations in spelling or nicknames. Scores times and user details were to be captured to a database.

The design of the games should be modular using xml for the clues and answers thus enabling the production time to be minimised for each week.

Hypermodernism game and website

Hypermodernism game and website
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Top 15 in the Europrix Multimedia Top Talent competition, 2001

Created in 2000 as part of my Multimedia Systems and Fine Art portfolio, to promote an imaginary radical socio-political movement called hypermodernism. This website, fake archive material, game and film involves the viewer in a compelling and interactive story.

Review: Create Online Magazine, Issue 20 - December 2001