Student Entrant 2017

American University, Game Lab
Nnamdi Okpuzor


Homebound is a game about the balance of brother and sister. Play as both siblings each with different skills as they work cooperatively to solve puzzles, explore the world, defeat bosses and overcome obstacles.

This is the epic journey of two siblings trying to find their way home after they are shipwrecked in a whole new world. A game designed by Nigerian born artist, designer, developer Nnamdi Okpuzor. The game integrates a variety of themes around cooperation, diversity and family.

Travel across beautiful islands, survive dark underground caves, navigate through a city in the sky experiencing the fantastic new world they found themselves sucked into.

This game was designed and developed by one student, who did all of the art, code and design by himself.