Class 2017 – Cohort 13
These rapid prototypes were produced in a two- to four-week period in instructor Ron Weaver’s Rapid Prototype Production course, a boot camp for making your first games and creating innovative gameplay.
6 Days Until Summer
Take on the role of a female student who recently transferred to an all-boys academy in this VR anime dating simulator!
Try to woo and romance the guys before summer break by getting to know them and taking them on dates.
But be weary as there is a Yandere in the midst who will try to thwart your romance with the other students by orchestrating “accidents” that cause the other boys to disappear.
Brandon Kidwell, Cameron Schwach, Anthony Ballinas, Louis Hofer, Sid Suresh, Erin Marek
You receive a letter from your younger brother. Something seems amiss at home, on the remote island you grew up on. Worried and a bit curious you set sail, hoping everything is ok.
Brandon Kidwell, Gabi Capraro, Sam Moss, Evan Bass, Siddhant Grover, Kendall Robertson
Drowsy Driver is a virtual reality experience in which players are placed in a car with the task of staying alert while driving. Players can engage in multiple different activities like playing the radio or eating or drinking to try to stay awake, eventually the inevitable will happen. How long can you stay awake?
Jacob Edelen, Siddhant Grover, Kayla Garand, Hannah Pogue, Noel Graham, Fracisco Romero
So You Think You Know Art
Professor Snooty is giving an art history lecture and you are in control of his presentation slides!
You have to balance both the professors’ happiness with the audience’s happiness by displaying different images on screen during the lecture.
Professor Snooty likes when you put the correct art on screen while the audience enjoys looking at memes, and neither like it when you put the incorrect art on the screen.
Do your best to keep both parties happy until the end of the lecture.
Ryan Stanley, Yanjun Chen, Rodrigo Rojas, Erin Marek, Paul Sala, Sid Suresh
O is a one touch, twitch, action game for mobile platforms with a simple premise: Survive.
Your goal is to survive 30 second trials where you must dodge red zones within the O.
Do you have the skill to make it through all 6 trials? Or will the O overtake you?
Martin Holtkamp, Jackson King, Doug Halley, Connor Hollis, Charley Choucard, Jerrick Flores
Perilous Paint Project
The Perilous Paint Project is a quirky top-down shooter. Players take control of a paint gun in a dark room, then blast paint everywhere to reveal the environment and to take down a pesky ghost!
Travis Fort, Siddharth Suresh, Hezekiah Olopade, Yunhao Huo, Hannah Pogue, Michael Reckoff
Hand of God
A casual shoot’em up game in which your hand is your weapon!
Note: This game requires perception neuron (a motion capture device) to play.
Siddhant Grover, Evan Bass, Brian Foye, Edward Watkins, Lindsay Green, Connor Hollis
VRChaeology is a virtual reality experience in which players are free to explore the tomb of the famous
Qin Xi Huang Di while solving puzzles and avoiding booby traps.
Jacob Edelen, Kaitlyn Bliss, Jordan Wexler, Kay Ghering, Edward Watkins, Matt Young
A corporative mobile platformer where one player controls a ghost using touch controls to jump and move, while the other spawns platforms to help the ghost get to his grave in time.
The game utilizes the camera on the mobile phone to read images on a special cube that then will spawn in game objects depending on which picture on the cube is facing the camera.
Note: To play this game, a custom made cube with different pictures on its faces is required.
Jordan Wexler, Tiffany Brodie, Anthony Ballinas, Sanjay Nambiar, Siddhant Grover, Erin Marek
Compete in a 1v1 doodling competition. Try to match the image in the center of the screen as best as you can.
The person closest to the image wins! You can draw, erase, and just move with three different cursors. Collect power ups to disrupt your opponent by moving over them.
Kendall Robertson, Tiffany Brodie, Jerrick Flores, Andrew Karanikolis, Gabi Capraro, Carson Dolbier
Fog of War
Fog of War is a turn by turn multiplayer strategy game. Two opposing infantry units have to find their way to victory through the Fog of War.
As the generals you will be guiding your unit without knowing their location. Only the feedback that the unit gives you will help you find their location.
The green team is trying to get to the extraction point while the red team is trying to catch the green team before they are extracted.
Jordan Wexler, Charley Choucard, Louis Hofer, Aissa Ben Zayed, Matt Young, Ryan Hill
The Logician is a prototype that blends Top Down Farming Simulators with an educational purpose to teach the basics of Programming.
You are the great Logician Wizard that has arrived at a farm frozen by an evil spell. With the help of your spell book you will put life back into the world.
The crafting of your spells will be based on basic programming and without even knowing it, you will learn what Programming is all about!
Matt Trupiano, Bailey Steggerda, Charley Choucard, Carson Dolbier, Martin Holtkamp
This game tells the story of a castle. As different kinds of villagers look to join the population of your castle, make the decision of opening the gate (pressing Q) or closing the game (pressing W).
Each decision will influence the events and final outcome of the castle’s story.
Erin Marek, William Perez, Chelsea Ziu, Justin Moser, Aissa Zayed
Snowmaniacs is a two player cat and mouse chase game that start together on a lake of ice. The objective of an individual player is to slide on it in lanes and attempt to stick the flaming marshmallow onto their opponent’s back or side.
Brandon Kidwell, Joel Thomas, Christopher Vance, Nishanth Sundharesan, Yan Chen, Samuel Moss
The Morning After
The Morning after is a narrative game that uses atmosphere and environment to tell the story of a couple in a rocky relationship.
Bailey Steggerda, Michael Vogel, Brian Foye, Lukas Nikola, Sanjay Nambiar, Siddharth Suresh
A Rapid Prototype game developed in Unreal, focusing on narrative driven gameplay in a similar vein as Stanley Parable. You great adventurer must make your way to great heroic deeds and save this fair land, or do you?
Doug Halley, Gaurav Nanda, Kayla Garand, Kory Lauver, Melissa Almirall, Travis Fort