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March 8, 2017
Nicki Minaj: The Empre is a mobile celebrity fantasy/RPG-style game. It was released on both Android and iOS on December 6, 2016.
The game follows the model of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood where the player creates their avatar, meets the game's celebrity, and becomes famou...
July 1, 2016
Britney Spears: American Dream is a mobile celebrity fantasy/RPG-style game. It was released on both Android and iOS on May 17, 2016.
The game follows the model of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood where the player creates their avatar, meets the game's celebrity, and becomes f...
February 24, 2015
Color the World is a 2D sidescrolling narrative game in which the player adds color to the grey world as they progress.
In Color the World, the player only has the ability to walk left or right. As they move through the world, they encounter objects that, when they pas...
April 25, 2014
Forsaken is a 2D sidescrolling point-and-click-esque game that is very heavily focused on the narrtive creating a poetic experience, or emotional experience, for the player.
The goal of this project was to elicit an emotional response from players. As the game progress...
December 13, 2013
Equality 2.0 is a platformer that utilizes mechanics as metaphor to convey a message to the players.
It is an iteration upon Equality, which was developed during my Sophomore year, intended to expand upon the original idea. However, with only one developer, the projec...
April 19, 2013
Apart is a 3D puzzle-platformer meant to send the player on an emotional journey.
This game is meant to create a narrative for the player based on certain emotions the designers want to create. In this case, the designers hope to create a feeling of loneliness in the p...
December 14, 2012
Soul of the Machine is an action game in which you control a robot that can leap from rail to rail to collect orbs of light for a high score.
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October 10, 2012
Outbreak is a live-action zombie-tag game where players utilize Nerf blasters as they fight to survive the zombie apocalypse.
Zombies, who represent "it," must tag Survivors to infect them into a fellow Zombie. The Survivors can fight back however, by shooting a Zombie...
April 20, 2012
Bon Voyage is a tabletop simulation made to be used as a team building activity.
Players are divided into groups of roughly five and given the player sheets. At that point, the players are to believe they are participating in a cruise simulation. The narrative takes a...
Equality is a digital platformer that uses mechanics as metaphor to deliver a message to the player.
Equality is a game that was developed in approximately four weeks. Utilizing platformer mechanics of jumping and collecting coins, Equality is meant to be a metaphor fo...
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Nicki Minaj: The Empire
Britney Spears: American Dream
Color The World
Soul of the Machine
Outbreak: Season 4