By Megan Hoins (PWRT ’19) Adam van Sertima has been a professor at Champlain’s Montreal campus for five years and is, in his own words, a “Dad, philosopher, art historian and Games Studies specialist.” I sat down with him to talk about his expansive professional background, his passion for teaching, and [...]
Mon, Oct 22, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By: Alexis Dunn ’19 Silent Connections is a 360 video experience using virtual reality technology (VR) to allow the user to see what it’s like to live life in someone else’s shoes. The user takes on the role of Alex, a student, friend, child, nature enthusiast, and a deaf person. The [...]
Wed, Oct 10, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By Jonathan Vogt (PRWT ’19) Stacey speaking to a group of prospective game devs at Meltdown Esports Bar. It started with a Facebook reminder: A career soiree was going on that night, giving me only a couple hours to get ready. “It’s not like I’m doing anything else,” I thought. Five minutes before [...]
Fri, Oct 05, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Colton Orr recently scored a job as a character artist at Insomniac Games after graduating from Champlain College last May. Since then, he’s been working with their team on the upcoming DLC for Spider-Man and has been running a successful side business selling basemeshes and characters on the ArtStation Marketplace.Throughout his studies, he [...]
Mon, Oct 01, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By: Alexis Dunn ’19 “I was really excited before I even knew what topic we were doing because I have been really interested in empathy gaming. I play a lot of interactive experiences that aren’t really games but they have a message or are really heavy on dialogue so I was [...]
Mon, Aug 06, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By: Alexis Dunn ’19 Summer at the Emergent Media Center is an expansive and exciting time. New projects are created, old ones are finished up, and sometimes existing programs are reimagined and reworked to make something new. Flight, is a full body, interactive flying experience created by the sandbox team [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018, Continue reading at the source
“They are Man’s and they cling to me, appealing from their fathers. This boy is Ignorance and this girl is Want. Beware them both, and all of their degree, but most of all beware this boy for on his brow I see that written which is Doom, unless the writing [...]
Tue, Dec 13, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Thanks to everyone for showing up to the meeting last night.  I hope the information and networking proves useful.  As promised here’s a link to the slides: [...]
Thu, Sep 15, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Who said flow charts were not useful? [...]
Tue, Apr 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Apologies for the lack of updates. As the semester just started, I've been otherwise preoccupied. Students can be somewhat... needy. Deservedly so. In any event, I've continued to plug along. I'm making decent progress on getting explorers/ soldiers into the game so the player can go on [...]
Sun, Sep 28, 2014, Continue reading at the source