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Brains Eden Gamejam 2016

Brains Eden Gamejam 2016

This year, we sent 2 teams to the Brains Eden Gamejam, an annual competition to design and develop a game in 48h, open to students across Europe. TEAM ROCKET: Winter Mraz (GMAE), Dimitri Xitas (CGP), Quoc Luu (GMAE), Andrew Watson (GMAE) and Oliver Mobbs (CGP) TEAM AQUA: Steven Nagle (CGP), Erik di Biase (CGP), Giuseppe […]

Digital Toybox photos

Digital Toybox photos

Check Steve Blunt’s photos on flickr above and also the Faculty set on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FLSCLondonMet/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1053442728082660  

Digital Toybox 2016 – the trail...

Digital Toybox 2016 – the trailer!

Digital Toybox 2016 Summer Show trailer from Nigel Medhurst on Vimeo.

Aida and Simas win The Big Idea Chall...

Aida and Simas win The Big Idea Challenge 2016

Aida Kromelyte and Simas Senavaitis, First Class Hons graduates from BSc Computer Games Modelling and Design, have teamed up to create “Dental Tutors”, an innovative approach to learning about teeth! They took part in this year’s Big Idea Challenge at Accelerator and won their award in the Commercial category.  Celebrations took place at The Trampery […]

New 3D printer

New 3D printer

Winter and Robyn start to play with our new 3D printer – expect some amazing physical prototypes at this year’s summer show!

GGJ 2016 at Accelerator

GGJ 2016 at Accelerator

Erik, Dimitri, Ana and Quoc worked tirelessly all weekend at this year’s Global Game Jam, hosted by Londonmet at Accelerator.  They were part of a team developing “A Clowny Day”, inspired by this year’s theme: RITUAL http://globalgamejam.org/2016/games/clowny-day The jam kicked off on Friday evening with a keynote and the release of the secret theme, then […]

Game Design Year 1

Game Design Year 1

First year students showcase their new prototype game designs.

Global Gamejam Host 2016

Global Gamejam Host 2016

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-gamejam-2016-at-london-metropolitan-university-tickets-19671490959 Next year, Londonmet is one of the official hosts for the 2016 Global Gamejam, taking place in Shoreditch from 29-31 Jan. The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world in physical locations. “The weekend stirs a global creative buzz in games, while at the same […]

London Met Games Tabletop Sci-fi and ...

London Met Games Tabletop Sci-fi and Fantasy Society

The GTSF (Games Tabletop Sci-fi and Fantasy) Society, founded by our games students, has won the prize for most members of a University Society! https://www.facebook.com/GTSFsociety/ President: Winter Milek Vice President: Robyn Andrews Co-Founder: Ana Margarida Mota Secretary: Quoc Luu Treasurer: Dimitri Xitas

Inventor’s Workshop Toyjam

Inventor’s Workshop Toyjam

On Tuesday 22nd September, Londonmet’s team of toy-makers and hackers took part in the first ever ToyJam, organised by Toy News as part of the Inventor’s Workshop. The team consisted of Games Programmers  Zion Siton, George Anderson and Dimitri Xita with Games Modelling and Effects students Winter Milek, Quoc Luu and Robyn Sarah Andrews. The […]

Brains Eden GameJam 2015

Brains Eden GameJam 2015

Team Londonmet were shortlisted again this year for their game “Penguin Fall”, developed in 48 hours as part of the Brains Eden GameJam 2015 at Anglia Ruskin University (http://www.brainseden.net/). This year’s theme was “displacement”, given to teams on Friday at 5pm. BSc Games Modelling, Animation and Effects graduates Matthew Isteed and Michal Chmielewski created graphics […]

Discovering Galapagos blog

Discovering Galapagos blog

http://blog.discoveringgalapagos.org.uk/drawing-galapagos-part-1/ BSc GMAE student Matthew Isteed has been doing an internship with the Galapagos Conservation Trust this year.  Read his blog posts on the experience of creating artwork for them.

Digital Toybox 2015 trailer

Digital Toybox 2015 trailer

Time for our annual summer show, here’s the link to BSc GMAE students’ new trailer.  Check the Summer Show page for more details – hope to see you here on 11th or 12th June! Summer Show 2015 trailer

Game Design prototypes

Game Design prototypes

Game design students showcase and test their prototype physical games.  See the flickr set here.

Tortoise Trackers

Tortoise Trackers

Londonmet games students Michal Chmielewski (BSc GMAE), Cosmin Stanescu (BSc CGP), BSc Computer Games Programming graduate Marcus Oldfield and course leader Fiona French attended “Re-discovering Galapagos Day” at The Royal Geographical Society last night to showcase recent work for the Galapagos Conservation Trust. (http://galapagosconservation.org.uk/event_listings/re-discovering-galapagos-day/) The students designed and developed a 3D Tortoise Tracking game over the summer, which will be part of […]

Brains Eden Gamejam 2014

Brains Eden Gamejam 2014

Zion Siton, Alex Owen, Ashrakur Rahman, Michal Chmielewski and Andrew Braid – this year’s Londonmet team at the Brains Eden 48 hour Gamejam at Anglia Ruskin University, July 2014.  The team developed “Scramble”, writing their own physics engine in Actionscript.

Digital Toybox 2014

Digital Toybox 2014

  This year’s summer show will take place on 5/6 June 2014, in the Graduate Centre and Blue Met Lounge on Holloway Road. We’ll finish with a flourish this year – our CLOSING PARTY is from 5-8pm on 6th June. There is a Faculty Employer Network and Enterprise Day event taking place on the closing day on […]

Game Design prototypes

Game Design prototypes

This year’s Game Design class produced some great board games for their “Prototype” assessment. Showing work from Stephen, Robyn and Leandro… Stephen’s game    

Brains Eden Gamejam 2013

Brains Eden Gamejam 2013

Londonmet team hit the Brains Eden Gamejam on 28th June, ready for 48 hours of designing and developing in Cambridge.  This year’s team was Max Morris, Marcus Oldfield, Alex Owen, Fergus Murphy and Harry Corke. The theme was “mountains” and their game was “Dwarficide”, link to follow… Follow the team’s progress at http://beardedbadger.com…

DIGITAL TOYBOX 2013

DIGITAL TOYBOX 2013

The annual summer show from students in the School of Computing, with a strong emphasis on games, media, mobile apps, electronic toys… Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/138718626323136/ Archives: Digital Toybox 2012 flickr pix Digital Toybox 2011 flickr pix

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