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2011 IGF Student Competition: Viewing Entries 1 - 30 of 283 Next Page

40 Stories
California State University, Chico

40 Stories is a puzzle game where you must create duplicates of yourself to escape 40 challenging floors. In 40 Stories, you play as Anita Hent, a disgruntled technical support employee who is on a mission to leave her office. In Anita’s haste, she runs into the megalomaniacal Professor Darius McDoogle, who zaps her with his reality altering Quantum Stabilizer, which then gives Anita the power to clone herself. Anita must now traverse her ever changing office building with the help of her very own Fanboy and escape McDoogle’s grasp

9 Lives Til Midnight
Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy

9 Lives 'Til Midnight is an adventure game with a twist. Set in a noir-themed bar populated entirely by felines, the player takes on the role of Sonny Ray, a former cop who is investigating the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. Her close ties to a catnip-pushing mafia syndicate make this case Sonny's most personal, and most dangerous case yet. With the mob controlling the entire city, Sonny has nobody to turn to for help. Good thing he doesn't need help; he's got niiiiiiiiine lives...

To get what he wants, Sonny will have to rely on self-cooperation by reliving moments in time with his "9 Lives" ability.

Will he save his former fling, or is this situation to frisky to claw his way out of?

A Fistful of Cows
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

A Fistful of Cows is a new hack and slash video game. It was developed by a group of students as their final project for Universitat Pompeu Fabra's "Video Game Development" Master's Degree.

Slay alien cowboys as Feng Niu Wong, a far west chinese bounty hunter, while you try to rescue all your stolen cattle from the evil hands of Jimbo "Ray gun" Moriarty.

A Sticky Situation
Georgia Tech

A Sticky Situation sticks players to the shoes of a very persistent piece of gum. When your one true love is viciously vended away from the gumball machine you live in, it's up to you to save her from a chewy demise. Stick to ceilings and walls to navigate the dangerous world outside of the gumball machine. Harden up into your candied shell and roll through whatever blocks your path, or blow up into a bubble and float over it. It's a unique, addictive flavor of platforming that will make you rethink the way you sidescroll.

A to B
Emerson College

A physics based game where the goal is simply to get the ball from point A to B. Each level, you get a set of modifiers. The modifiers can change the velocity, direction, or gravity of the ball. You must place all of the modifiers strategically so the ball uses each one on its path to point B. The fewer the attempts it takes you, the more points you get.

A3P Acquire Attack Asplode Pwn
The Ohio State University

A3P is an indie online shooter that runs right in your web browser.

It combines the best aspects of the Third Person Shooter and Real-Time Strategy genres. Load out your units with weapons and special abilities, then lead them to victory on the battlefield!

About Love Hate and the other ones
School of fine arts and design Kassel

LOVE and HATE used to live happily on a hill. One day a strange red button appeared out of nowhere. HATE ignored it as he always does with new things but LOVE was curious. He wondered what would happen when he would push it and so he did. A blue light appeared and in the next moment LOVE and HATE found themselves together with the red button trapped in a small cave. Now the only chance for them to return home is to work together to reach the red button and hopefully get teleported back to their hill.
This is where the game begins. You play LOVE and HATE trying to escape the caves by reaching the mystic button with one of them. You can use their specific abilities to influence other figures you will meet during your journey through the caves.

Enjoy the first 13 Levels of this amazing puzzle game!

Abzolium
Gotland University

Abzolium is an intense skill-based multiplayer arena game intended for the Xbox 360 but currently only playable on the PC platform.

You get to play a character and it's up to you to modify his abilities to your liking and playstyle.

Enter the tournament, eliminate your opponents with the help of your abilities and Abzolium power to become the ultimate champion!

Afterland
Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab

Afterland is a side-scrolling 2D platformer that immerses the player in a world out of time. You play as a reclusive forest-dweller with a penchant for collecting. One day, in his wanderings, he discovers an ancient parchment that he can barely decipher, a remnant of the past. Inspired by his discovery, he seeks to fill his house with the fascinating artifacts that have captured his imagination. Can you help him to find fulfillment and inner peace?

Alpha First and Last Words
RPI

You are an idealist, a hero who destroys
those thoughtless enough to corrupt an
idea's purity.

You are on a quest to find the Apex, a
strange squiddish creature who is apparently the culmination of all human
achievement.

Angos Odyssey
Full Sail University

ANGO’S ODYSSEY is a platform 3D game that combines puzzle and combat elements. The player will control Ango, the strongest character of Kelku village. Ango must rescue all of his friends in a beautiful world of ruins and vines. To do that, the player has to solve the hidden challenges and defeat the enemies present in the jungle ruins, including the evil Za’U. Each one of the rescued friends will then join Ango, adding health and abilities for the rest of this journey. And the more friends with Ango, the more power the player will have.

The game features a special look and feel full of vibrant colors and cute characters. The game has a special squad-based progression system, where the character’s health and abilities are defined by the number of friends that are with Ango at the moment. Additionally, ANGO’S ODYSSEY will feature varied abilities that the player will use to resolve a temple challenge or to fight with the mean creatures that lurk in the jungle.

Angry Phone
International school Of Milan

The Angry Phone and his clones are loose on the earth. One day a strange portal appeared and let loose the Angry Phones, it is up to you to help the Happy, Sad, and scared phones to keep the Angry Phones at bay. Angry Phone is a cunning state of the art phone and he and his clones can disguise themselves as a Happy phone so don't be fooled.

Antibody
Full Sail University

Antibody is a rail shooter that takes place inside the body. You're in control of a prototype nano white blood cell, and have been sent in this sickly body disease. Use your oxygen cannon and missiles against the common cold, rabies, gastroenteritis, and the insidious tapeworm.

Anton og Katastrofen
DADIU (The National Academy of Digital, Interactive Entertainment)

Somewhere in a big dirty city a boy named Anton is being bullied in the schoolyard. He’s being bullied because of his height and his long limbs. He finally has it and runs out into the city on his own. As he walks around crying he hears a dry cough behind him and out of a narrow alley comes a shabby looking cat. The cat looks at Anton with a big white smile and tells him that he’s got a treatment for his condition, the only thing he needs in order to treat him is for Anton to sign a simple formula. Anton signs right away, and the cat pulls out a big device, pushes a single button and immediately Anton starts shrinking! But not only is Anton shrinking, the cat grows humongously tall. He coughs out a long dry laughter, crushes the shrinking device with his enormous paws and starts knocking down the buildings around him. Anton now realizes what a disastrous situation he’s gotten himself and the city into. And this is where the adventure begins as Anton sets off, limited by his new size, t...

Apple Panik
ENJMIN

The goal of the game is to get the best score possible. To do that the player controls a farmer who has to stuck up falling apples in his basket. The higher the pile is, the more unstable it becomes. The farmer is constantly moving from side to side. Pressing the input will make him change direction, which can straighten up a high pile.
To score, the player has to empty his basket by walking over one of either of the two hatches located at each sides of the screen. Emptying the basket requires no input, it's done automatically. There are different kinds of apples with special effects. Some of them are bonuses (affecting score) and some are maluses (creating an obstacle to avoid). A timer limits the game, which can be increased by the “time apple” bonus.

Aquaphobia Mutant Brain Sponge Madness
University of Advancing Technology

Aquaphobia: Mutant Brain Sponge Madness is a colorful, fast-paced, 2D side-scrolling action platformer game about Gibby, a Caribbean brain sponge (a real species: Geodia gibberosa), which has been subjected to bizarre experiments by the deranged Dr. Jack Harbor.

Although he isn’t aware of it, Gibby lives in a science lab aquarium. As a result of the mad doctor’s ministrations, Gibby has awakened from his slumber and discovered he can now move about his environment in quite extraordinary ways. Many exciting discoveries await him—who he is, what he is doing here, and where he is going. You know, the big questions that every mutant brain sponge must answer.

The player controls Gibby through numerous levels and a variety of game modes. The core game mechanics combine an innovative use of biochemistry and materials physics-based gameplay with traditional platforming and action gameplay. As Gibby defeats certain enemies he may absorb their DNA and acquire new abilities. As the game pro...

Armies vs. Champions
Aalborg University Copenhagen

The game is a competitive team based matchup between RTS and FPS players. Each player will choose between a series of unique (FPS) Champions or (RTS) Armies.
The goal of the game is to capture and defend controlpoints scattered on the map. The teams lifepoint will be drained at a rate determined by the amount of controlpoints possesed. When a teams lifepoints reaches zero the team will lose the game.

Ash
University of Virginia

Ash tells the story of two mercenaries on the fringes of the Empire of Aghaus, a once-great kingdom that’s now falling into ruin since the death of its king, five years prior. After a routine contract takes an unexpected turn, the two men are gradually embroiled in a conflict that consumes the entire continent—and brings to light the mercenaries’ mysterious pasts. This journey takes players across a fully-immersive fantasy world, from backwater towns to open battle on the high seas. With over 100 enemies to fight, dozens of elaborate areas to explore, and hundreds of interesting characters to meet, Ash promises over 15 hours of gameplay.

In addition to a strong character-driven story, Ash includes a number of innovations that make it well suited to the iOS platform. The game’s user interface takes full advantage of a touchscreen, from its intuitive tap-to-attack mechanic to the streamlined menu system. The result is a turn-based RPG that distills the gameplay into an experience perf...

Atooms to Moolecule
Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur.

Atooms to Moolecule is a chemistry based puzzle game. Explore the lab to see how Atooms changes into Moolecules.

Aurora
Dartmouth College

Aurora is an essentialized real-time strategy game that attempts to simplify and condense the genre to its core elements without sacrificing its strategic appeal. In this sense the game is an experiment in game design that seeks to identify exactly which elements and mechanics make an RTS game fun.

Aurora features minimalistic visuals of floating stars that pulse to the rhythm of ambient and procedural music.

BACKSTAB
ISART DIGITAL

Backstab is an Action/Shooting game with a top-down view camera. It can be played by up to four players on the same screen. The goal of the game is, at first, to gather some resources to fill up a tank by killing waves of insane enemies. Once the tank is filled, the real goal appears, only one of the players can get out of the game alive. They will have to kill each other to succeed. Once the first playthrough is over, the players won’t consider the game the same, now that they know the real goal, which is being the last one standing. Even then, they will have to cooperate in the first part of the game. How will they manage the ambiguous collaboration with their so-called teammates once they have been shot in the back once, or twice? This is The Backstab dilemma.

Balloon Alien
Sobhasaria Engineering College

You are a mouse, assistant to a scientist. The scientist is doing a secret experiment on you, of which this world is not aware of, but another world is. Aliens from another world do not want this experiment to be successful, they want to kill you and destroy the lab. The aliens look like balloon, their hands look like strings. They can open their head opening though strings (hands) and release explosive gas & solids. You have been kept in a glass vessel with small openings on the top, so physically they can't reach you, but their explosives can. The scientist forgot a laser pointer in your chamber, now use it to blast these aliens. ?There are different optical objects (concave/convex lenses, mirrors etc.) present in between you and aliens. Analyse deeply how the light travels through these objects to take benefit of them, else they'll make the target difficult. Some of the objects are moving, and some are changing their curvature, to make the game more difficult.
Aliens are determined...

Bear Pile
DigiPen Institute of Technology

Bear Pile is a co-operative, wave-based, third-person action game that brings melee fighters together with strategic base builders. You play as a man on the frontlines of battle fending off the bear apocalypse. In just two years, the bears have gone from irregular hibernation patterns to taking over the world. Now, from little bears, to the jetpack airsquad, you're left with nothing but junk from the pile to hold down the last fort on Earth.

Trevor Sundberg - Technical Director
Chris Hutchinson - AI Programmer
Cassandra Boykin - Gameplay Programmer
Brian Frantz - Game Designer
Brett Schiphoff - Producer
Monica Bartlett - Environment Modeler
Matthew Griebner - Character Modeling
Talon Jennings - Character Modeling
Ari Kleinberg - Animator
Will Reid - Environment Modeler

Beyond the Black Hole
Porkkalan lukio

Beyond the Black Hole is a cute puzzle-platformer where the player has to interact with his surroundings to find out how to solve the puzzles. Every level has it's own unique look, and the solution are very different.
The game is being developed in Multimedia Fusion 2 by Clickteam.

Bipolar
Monash University

Bipolar is not your average platformer. Unlike regular games, there is no jump button! Instead players must traverse levels using their magnetic polarity, and interact with other magnetic platforms to move around.

Birth of the Light Warrior
East Bay MET School

Si-Ya(Sigh-Yah) goes on a journey with Star to save his fathers kingdom from the evil Legion of Fire, but when an evil warrior named Shade appears things start to get crazy...

Blackfoot
Drexel University

A charming and beautifully rendered Platform RPG where you take the role of an Assassin Weasel fighting against his prey in 4 wooded levels. Use your skills of agility and stealth to overwhelm your prey and move to the top of the food chain.

bLight
DigiPen Institute of Technology

bLight
2009-2010, Action, Adventure, Game, Sophomore, Top Down

bLight is a top-down, 3D adventure game. You play as a light orb, repelling fog and blight from the world. The enemy spreads the fog and can materialize from any fog in the world. To fight back against them, you must create different kinds of spirits. The red hummingbirds can attack from afar; green fireflies heal you and your spirits; blue shards protect with shields; and yellow orbs strike at close range with lightning.

Angrew Nollan - Art Director
Chris Barrett - Technical Director
Caleb Fisher - Producer

Blind
Cluj Napoca Polytechnic University - Computer Science

Blind is a single-player first person exploration game, in which you take a look into the life of a sightless man, as he tries to comprehend what's going on.

Blinding Silence
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Blinding Silence is a sound-based puzzle game as viewed through the ears of a blind man.

A wave of darkness has fallen over the land, and as the light wanes, so too does free will. Using the power of sound, the player must influence mindless drones in order to progress through obstacles, complete levels, and return light to a land of darkness.

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