2015 Student Competition Entrants

by WTFOMGames
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My first game made on the Unity Engine. The game is called "Glow Ball". Development was carried out alone for about 6 months. It's a meditative puzzle game based on physics type of billiards.

Features:
- New view on the game of billiards
- Unusual and challenging levels
- Each level is unique in its design
- Each level has its own innovations
- Beautiful dynamic lighting
- The leisurely meditative gameplay
- Atmospheric soundtrack

by Jake McGaw
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Do you like first-person-shooters? Disappointed with the small size of your guns and bullets? Play 12 Inch Caliber to fire unreasonably large bullets!

by Special Interest Group Game Development
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20,000 Leagues Over the Sea is a top down shooter with realistic orbital gravity mechanics. Defend your fruit planet against hungry mecha sea creatures who are set on devouring it.

by James Earl Cox III
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Remediation game designed for last attempt corrections for particularly troubled youth. Failure to complete this game may result in removal from society. Please do not attempt to find the surveillance units. They are only present for monitoring your progress. Have a pleasant day.

Genre: Children's Puz­zle Game/Horror

by Retro Yeti Games
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Our game is a statement about protecting net neutrality and preventing internet service providers from slowing or restricting access to the internet.The loss of net neutrality is one of the biggest issues of our time, and we want to make sure everyone knows it.

404Sight is a 3D runner with elements inspired by Mirror's Edge and Assassin's Creed where the player must run, react, and use their ping ability to reveal tiles that will accelerate or throttle their progress to the end. In 404sight, the player attempts to traverse levels as quickly as possible without getting throttled by the looming ISP conglomerate, which actively throws slow tiles in their way.

by Hafiz Azman
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A brutal one-button rhythm game about hitting the breakbeat.

by DADIU Team 6
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Darker Shade of Red – an anthropomorphic tale of sex, murder and chicken A private eye, Mulder, is searching for a missing nightclub singer; Lu-Ann. Her trail leads him to an isolated motel in the outlands, inhabited by a variety of shady residents. Will Mulder be able to uncover the truth about Lu-Ann's disappearance?

by DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore
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A Promised Sword is a 2.5D side-scrolling adventure game set in ancient China. Players will journey across Chinese painting-esque landscapes and fight their way through numerous enemies as a legendary but world-weary fighter known as "the Artist", while trying to fulfil a childhood promise bound to an ancient sword.

by Gone North Games
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A Story About My Uncle is a narrated action-adventure game, about a boy who is accidentally sent to another world in search of his lost uncle.

The gameplay consists of fast-paced first-person platforming, where the player traverses the environments at great speed, aided by a power suit's grapple device and enhanced jumps. Following the uncle's tracks, the boy discovers fantastical landscapes and meets mystical creatures that help him closer to finding out where his uncle may have gone – and why.

by Digital Thornhill Studios
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After You is a first person walking sim with a strong focus on narrative.
The story centers around themes of love, loss, and dreams, as players explore various fantastic landscapes and uncover the story of the lost narrator.

by DigiPen Team Bear King
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Taking place throughout an abandoned and crumbling apartment complex, a story unravels unlike any other. A journal tells the story of a father and a daughter, both living in this building, struggling to survive in these harsh conditions. As you explore you'll soon find that you are not alone; that the darkness is just as mysterious as the story within the journal's pages. Keep a candle in hand as you witness the story unfold, and gradually come to understand your role.

by Circus Atos
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A relaxing summer game with a brisk story about canoeing, the obstacles of nature and true love.
The girl on the front of the boat gets sad, when crashing into stones and get happy, when she ride around something nice or interesting. Will she be happy with you? Or will she need to return to her evil ex-boyfriend?

by Mannequin Games
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All is Dust is a horror game about overcoming guilt in the American Dust Bowl; set in rural Oklahoma during the height of the 1930s. The player must use their vision and their wits to protect themselves from the dangers of the fields all while coming to terms with their life and the mistakes they've made along the way.

by HQSOUL(huangqing)
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It's an adventure and survival game with multiple endings.
To be more specific, it's a piece of experience about our hero in an apocalyptic world. The fate of the hero depends on the player's control.
Hope this game can bring players authentic feelings of apocalypse.

Alo

by Team Godthing
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The happy little villagers of some unnamed Island enjoy peace and serenity in their day - to - day lives. This is probably because they have no idea how often their giant protector - Alo - has to save them from certain disaster.
As Alo, it is your role to fend off the incoming threats to your peaceful Island, pillaging Pirates, dastardly Dragons, and merciless Meteors.

Designed to work with the Oculus Rift, Alo is intended to be a tool to aid in training directional hearing. The player must respond to attacks which can come from any direction, with warnings given by binaural 3D sound effects.

by DigiPen Team JACE
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Alone is a top-down rogue-like stealth game where the player must use their senses in order to sneak their way through a dark dungeon while avoiding guards and other enemies who also use their senses. These senses include sight, sound and smell.

by MagicChaos
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It's a game about space. I wanted to break the limitation of space, so I create this game.

by Anarteam
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Anarcute is the ultimate and cutest riot simulator ! Take control of a huge group of rioters and free the great capitals of the world like Tokyo or Paris from evil and sad forces. Everything is fair game when you're fighting in the name of cuteness and happiness so our cute little rioters won't hesitate to destroy everything on their path !

The player leads the crowd as one entity that keeps getting bigger and bigger as the rioters find and wake up sleeping friends in the city. With various objectives and a diversified gameplay, the players can choose their own style : discretion or utter destruction. The rioters will pick up objects along the way, be it phonebooths, carboard boxes or even police buses, these weapons will prove useful when fighting the brainwashed policemen that patrol the cities.

by Pikkukatit
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In Ancestory, a 3D, grid-based card game, you play as a mighty shaman who can summon powerful minions and cast mighty spells with a vast selection of cards. You must race to totems spread across the battlefield and fight for control over them in order to possess the golem. In between battles, you can build and customize your deck before challenging your friends in online or local multiplayer.

by D.A.S.K
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A 2D puzzle platformer game where player uses shape shifting action to transform itself to different forms to use ability to overcome obstacle. It uses basic primitive shapes to form an animal form to use ability.

by A Stranger Gravity
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Lying on your back in a warm grassy field, you watch birds flit between the clouds above.

Apsis is a playful and emotive experience about a flock of birds. You start with a single bird high above the ground. Guide the bird through the sky with your touch or a mouse, exploring the world and finding other birds to join you. Your flock grows as you travel across the beautiful skies of a far-off land and create an expressive story without words.

Apsis is a bit of a love letter to the games we'd like to see made: games that aren't about winning, scoring, conquering or even necessarily making progress. We want you to sit down to wrap yourself in a short journey and return to your life feeling just a bit better.

We have been honored to showcase Apsis at the 2013 Boston Festival of Indie Games, Gamercamp 2014, and the 2014 Indie Prize USA, where Apsis was awarded "Most Promising Game".

by DigiPen Team Macklin Guy
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Pilot a submarine armed with weaponry and tools as you dive deeper into an alien ocean. Identify new plant life and destroy hostile alien sea creatures. Your mission: to destroy a monstrous whale who contains the cure to a plaguing virus that is ending your species.

The game features dynamic music with chilling soundscapes, an objective system, the ability to scan various alien sea creatures to gather information and tons of shooting action.

The game was a solo project and was made in 4 weeks.

by DigiPen Team Winter is Cold
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Arachnid is a fast-paced tower defense that mixes real time strategy with countless waves of spiders. As the commander of Terrowin, the player assumes the job of protecting the kingdom against the uprising of a legion of Arachnids being led by the spider-queen. With your army you will set up towers to break the siege of oncoming spiders and eventually rid Terrowin of the fiendish spider-queen.

Arc

by DigiPen Team Paragon
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Arc is a competitive multi-player racing game set in a mythic SciFi world. Players race through deserts and alien constructs on a distant planet under the blue glow of an alien sky, attempting to out-maneuver their opponents and complete the race. Your driving and shooting skills will be challenged in this beautiful, alien environment. The technology, art, and music of Arc was created from scratch.

ARC

by Richard Coburn, Ian Longiaru, Valerio Terreri, Dale Schollen
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ARC is action horror, first person shooter set in an overgrown, derelict spaceship and developed by four students using Unreal Engine 4.

ARC follows the story of an unnamed Colonist as they are awakened from cryosleep to find their spacecraft seemingly derelict. Not everything is as it seems, however. Adrift for an unknown number of thousands of years, the ships' plant life reserves have broken containment and overgrown the ship from the inside out. Roaming the dark corridors is a powerful new predator, a super-evolved life from derived the ship's animal stock and perfectly adapted to kill. With the assistance of the ship's inept AI systems, the Colonist seeks to survive and uncover the reason for as to why their ship went so horribly off course - and why it may already be too late for salvation.

Mechanical Genre: Action-Horror
Aesthetic Genere: Sci Fi Horror
Number of Players: 1
Play Length: 15 Minutes

by Michael Consoli, Cartwheel Games
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Asterisk is a team-based shooter in which starship crews compete to destroy each other in pitched space battles. Each crew is given the controls of their ship, a number of guns, some drones, and are then tasked with shooting their opponents' vessel out of the sky.

by SUTD Game Lab - O Power
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In Asthma Knight, a courageous child goes on a quest to rescue the Royal Family from the top of the towers, despite his asthmatic condition.

In order to succeed in his climb, he must train his body, take his medication, and scale the spiraling stairs to the summit.

Follow the tale of this young knight, as he leaps over treacherous gaps, battles hordes of monsters, overcomes his condition, and journeys into knighthood.

by INSERT PUN HERE
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Have you ever wanted procedurally generated landscapes? Dynamic, velocity-based impacts? An abstract wonderland with a story so meaningful that it couldn't be comprehended for years? Well this game has all of it!

Destroy meteors as the world's greatest superhero! Defend your city of sprawling rectangles that resemble buildings! Go through more than zero levels of exciting, fast-paced action!

Coded in Java with its built-in graphics library.
Original music and most of coding done by Roy Cramer, ideas and extra touches by Andrey Yamburg.

by Flying Sardines
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AXL-R8 is a 2D adventure game set in space where the player control the rotation of planets while avoiding obstacles, to help the growth of the planet through harvesting the energy of the sun through sacred totems, while rotating the planets.

by Team a•part•ment
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Nick Connor just got dumped. His girlfriend of four years has left him behind. Explore the wreckage of their relationship by uncovering the memories scattered throughout their apartment. Venture outside to visit his neighbors: a lost daughter, a widow, an unfaithful lover. Strangers living within a single apartment complex.

Enter their apartments - their lives, their relationships, their innermost thoughts - in a series of surreal, textual, poetic vignettes.

a•part•ment is an experiment: an autopsy of a relationship conducted through text and interactivity.

by A Few Cool Guys
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Baysplosions was a 4 week exercise to make a first person shooter.

by Beam Gleam Team
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Beam Gleam is a vertical scrolling shoot 'em up played on a vertical screen. The ship cannot shoot, but is able to destroy its enemies by reflecting their lasers using a directional mirror.

The player can rotate his ship's mirror in order to reflect the lasers fired at him. The ship's position is essential to correctly aiming the reflected laser, as it can affect its angle. It also features a shield with limited use, which can be obtained by picking up items.

Combos are achieved by destroying multiple enemies at once. Extra points can be scored by killing the enemy that fired the laser. The scoring system also requires to collect shield items which, when fully charged, will increase the player's rank.

Designed to be played on an arcade machine, Beam Gleam is presented as such, with an Attract mode and a credit management system ("Insert coin").

by DigiPen Team The MIDI Project
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BeatBox is a survival game for 1 to 4 players. Gameplay takes place atop a neon-lit cube which flips and turns in time with a thumping electronic soundtrack which is generated randomly as the game is played. Each flip changes the color of the cube, triggering different enemy types associated with each color to appear and attempt to push the players off. Knocking enemies and other players off of the cube will earn the players points, as will surviving through consecutive flips. The action speeds up as the game goes on, challenging players to keep up. Special events may cause the cube to change shape, gain extra spinning force, or a scattering of power-ups or floating platforms to appear. Players can compete for a high score, aim to be the last one standing, or work together to see how long they can survive as a team.

by DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore
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BIBBB (Boxer in Boxers Building Boxers) is a puzzle game themed around box building. You play as the Box Spirit, building perfect pathways to guide the Boxer home. With countless levels and several Boxes to manipulate, test your mind and challenge yourself to save the Boxer!


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Bit Battle is a multiplayer tug of war style game where two players fight for power inside an arcade machine. The toy's goal is to progress higher and higher by reaching the goals for each floor, while the claw's goal is to push the toy down floors to prevent them from reaching the highest floor before the timer ends. Each player has their own unique abilities with cool-down periods. For example, the toy can dash with right Ctrl to quickly evade the claw, while the claw can pound the ground to force everything around it away.

by DigiPen Team Don't Panic
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Bl/nk is a fast-paced, high-mobility platforming multiplayer deathmatch game. Players move around an arena level with standard platforming controls and three extra skills that teleport the player a short distance. These 'blinks' reflects off walls and go through other players. The basic blink only moves the player, but provides a short window to perform a second blink on its completion. The attack blink leaves behind a thick player-colored trail, which kills any other player that touches it but quickly fades. The stun blink holds other players in place for its lengthened duration, and attacking through one's own stun will kill any players stuck in that stun. The game is a deathmatch, so the object is to get a set number of kills to win.

by OneManSam
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A modest little puzzle game about making chains, developed by one student and crafted with care.

by swackSoft softWorks workShop
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LIMITED EDITION GAME! ONLY

73/∞ LEFT!

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please of cak, feeling inside the boid

the void that is the boid devour cak using three tool

will you choose the fork?
form strong and slow attack, slow eat slow attack, but same slow.

the knif - meddium - extra medium damage, low medium attacking cak

the spoon - scoops

by DigiPen Team Fun on a Bun
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Boo! is a 3D arcade "spook-em-up" where you are a ghost on Halloween night whose goal it is to scare children and steal their candy. But Halloween doesn't last forever! You need to collect as much candy as possible before the sun rises and Halloween ends.

by DigiPen Team Fun On A Bun
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Boo! is a 3D arcade "spook-em-up" where you are a ghost on Halloween night whose goal it is to scare children and steal their candy. But Halloween doesn't last forever! You need to collect as much candy as possible before the sun rises and Halloween ends.

by Scylla Labs
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A Mad Scientist named Spidy had made a new bomb that can destroy the whole forest trees and wildlife near 25 Kilometer radius of the bomb, so he was testing his bomb on the land of a forest protector named Shaggy.
When Shaggy get to know about it then he want to stop this insanity but he is far away from area where bomb has been planted and can't reach there on time. so he just figure out another way to destroy the bomb by dropping the bomb into the water and he had to do that by using a sniper rifile .
So what you think, can you help shaggy to protect his forest from this insanity?
Of-course you can but after lots of failure as it seems to be easy but believe me it is not that easy.
you will learn the nature of physics and may become the true genius as only the true genius are able to complete the all stages of this game.

by pietro ariel parisi
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bosqo is an interactive musical garden inspired by Brian Eno's ideas about generative music and creative processes

by Team Boss
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Boss is a game about the interactions between a player and a hostile, blinded enemy.

The player has stumbled into an abandoned, underground ruin populated with crumbling walls and dormant sentry robots. Without any other tools or powers at her disposal, the player must draw the attention of a large, mechanical monster that guards the mine by making sounds and directing its violence towards her obstacles. Boss is about the sometimes fine line between enemy and friend, and about forcing the player to balance their own safety against their need to escape.

by BYU Center For Animation/BYU Games
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Boss Arena is an action packed fighting game based entirely around fighting bosses. You are a young soldier that mistakenly releases an evil shadow into the world. The shadow possesses things throughout the world and you now have to go defeat each of them before you can finally restore peace. Boss Arena was created as a slice of this game with only one boss.

by Tremendo
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Boxsics is a little physics based game in which you have to take care of your tiny box in order to save it from the upcoming obstacles. There are so many challenges will come up in front of you. Play well to reach to next level and be careful while playing.Enjoy the game

by DigiPen Team Sherwin
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Cargo 23 is a first-person space pilot simulator where players navigate the cosmos to deliver an important cargo. With the help of the AI cargo overseer, Sena, you'll navigate through nebulas, asteroid thickets, and black holes. In Cargo 23, you'll experience exactly what can go wrong in space.

by MassDiGI - Ryan Canuel, Lili Sun, Matt Metzger, Paige Coblentz, Aislynn Kilgore, Renzo G. Heredia
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Cat Tsunami is an endless surfing Platformer game where you play as Kai the cat surfing on waves made of thousands of cats. Surf though 6 different unique levels each with there own enemy and power-up, and once you've beaten that you unlock our free-play mode which allows you to endlessly surf as far as you can to achieve a high score. Coming soon on both Android and iOS, Cat Tsunami is a student project by a group of students from various colleges gathered together in the MassDiGI Summer Innovation Program to develop a game.

by DigiPen Team Those Guys
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Chained is a 2.5 platforming game, that uses its ball and chain mechanic to explore the nature of negative dependency and loss. The game follows "That Guy" as he falls deeper and deeper to his negative dependency, culminating in his final, player driven choice, between freedom or wretchedness. Chained attempts to tell it's narrative soley through the progression of play and through use of environmental story telling. Players are meant to feel a range of emotions including joy, triumph, sorrow, and frustration.

by ChameleonRun Team
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O jogo foi desenvolvido por alunos do ensino médio de NAVE (Núcleo Avançado em Educação) na Escola Técnica Estadual Cícero Dias, em Recife, Pernambuco - Brasil.
A Escola Técnica Estadual Cícero Dias é uma parceria público-privada entre o projeto NAVE, um Instituto Oi Futuro iniciativa, cujo principal objetivo é pesquisar novas metodologias de ensino e compartilhar as experiências desenvolvidas. Todos os projetos, artefatos e similares desenvolvidos pelos alunos tem o único propósito de aprendizagem e não recebeu qualquer tipo de apoio financeiro.
Um jogo CRIADO POR Estudantes da Escola Técnica Estadual Cícero Dias - NAVE Recife parágrafo a Plataforma Android.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chameleon.run&hl=en

by Lab Monkeys
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Change is a 2-D platform puzzle game where the player plays as a circle and he/she will need to solve puzzles and overcome obstacles by absorbing and using the powers from his/her enemies.

Our game is mainly built for hardcore gamers who enjoy 2D platformers and high difficulty games. Change, has a twitch gameplay which requires quick reaction time and also critical thinking skills from the players to overcome obstacles in the game.