mechanics as metaphor
point and click
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...
April 20, 2012
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...
February 10, 2012
HomeMaker is digital experimental narrative RPG where the player is thrown into life as a stay-at-home parent.
I began this project with the hopes of creating an RPG experience that was designed to convey a message to players about stay-at-home parents. Ideally, the pl...
December 10, 2011
Victim is an experimental puzzle game in which the player must choose emotional responses as they confront a bully.
Victim is a 2D narrative puzzle game based on player choice and emotions that uses a puzzle-based mechanic to deliver an emotional experience to players...
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