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Moving to Canada After Graduation

By Amelia Payne (Game Programmer ’21) Canada is a unique country, as beautiful as it is diverse. Whether you crave an exciting nightlife, beautiful hiking and wildlife or anything in between, Canada delivers. Metropolitan cities like Toronto and Vancouver offer job opportunities, thriving nightlife, and a high standard of living.   Outside the big cities, you’ll […]

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Alumni interview series: Jack Storm

Taking Montreal by Storm: An interview with Jack. By Amelia Payne (Game Programmer ’21) Jack Storm (Game Programming ’16), is a Champlain college alumni who studied in Montreal and later landed a job in the city. He shared his thoughts during a zoom interview giving tips on how to make the most of your time […]

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Canadian Culture Through Film

By Hannah Mata (Game Art ’21) Immerse Yourself in Canadian Culture by Adam Dionne (Game Art ’21), final project for Canadian Culture Through Film Class. One of the most difficult tasks for me to complete before entering Montreal was picking out my classes, or more specifically, my COR classes. Not knowing who the professors are […]

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Bing a Remote Study Abroad Student

By Julia Broman (Game Art 2021) We’re all in a little bit of a weird situation at the moment. Being stuck inside for most of the time isn’t ideal for most things, and it’s especially not helpful when you’re still in school. It’s even worse when you’re supposed to be studying abroad. So many people […]

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Food Writing, Online? The Quarantine Kitchen

By Amelia Payne (Game Programmer ’21) Food Writing is one of the most popular classes in Montreal. Every week, I was excited to try Canadian foods, and explore culinary history. When the COVID-19 outbreak forced classes to move online I had no idea how food writing would work, but professor Susan Semenak has pulled it […]

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Adjusting to Remote Learning

By Hannah Mata (Game Art ’21) With the COVID-19 pandemic going on, this has been a strange and confusing time for everyone. I’ve never had to go into quarantine or work remotely as I’m sure many others hadn’t yet experienced, so my advice is fairly new and still being developed as the days go on. […]

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The Internship Chronicles: Griffin Carlson

By: Griffin Carlson, Game Design ’21 Over the past months, I’ve had the privilege to get my first real taste of what it’s like to work in the game industry. This opportunity has all been because of Power Level Studios, a small team of freelancing developers overseen by Danny Forest, the company’s owner, and my […]

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The Internship Chronicles: Matthew Randolph

By: Matthew Randolph, Game Design ’21 I work at a small Indie studio known as Power Level Studios founded by Danny Forest. The company was founded in 2013 and released a game titled “Unreap Commander” in which the game pinned players against each other in an RPG style setting that heavily relied on strategy. Danny […]

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The Internship Chronicles: Tyler Lamon

By: Tyler Lamon, Game Design ’21 I recently got an internship at Power Level Studios as a Level Designer to assist in making the levels and world in the game Soul Reaper. Power Level Studios was founded by Danny Forest, who is my direct supervisor. Power Level Studios was founded in 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, […]

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The Internship Chronicles: David Jordan

By: David Jordan, Game Production ’21 My internship here in Montreal is at Ironbelly Studios Inc., a creative and technical service partner for game devs.  Essentially, Ironbelly provides art, animation, programming, and production services for indie game devs.  I worked alongside them to cooperate with many different devs on many different projects.  Ironbelly Studios began […]

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