Shane Beucler (GART ’18) spent this summer in Montreal interning at Norsfell, an indie company that builds replayable multiplayer experiences for fanatics all over the world. Shane tells us about his experience at Norsfell, which is located at GamePlay Space, a collaborative space shared with other indie studios.
“My summer internship was great! I learned a lot about working on a team in the industry as well as the marketing behind mobile games and Norsfell even told me that they’d be very happy to have me back after I graduate. Norsfell will be working with me a bit before I graduate and will be contacting me about potential job openings a few months before. Continue reading →
By Brian Hahn (GART ’17) This semester, we went to visit the game company illogika, a small indie company working on the game Subaeria, which is a rogue-like puzzle game. This company visit wound up being very different from the rest, since they gave us all the opportunity to sit down and talk with people […]
By Jake Pierce (GPRO ’17) As we slowly shuffled through the Bonaventure Metro at seven in the morning, all team members were feeling a mixture of pride, happiness, and exhaustion. We had just spent the last 12 hours at École de Technologie Supérieure, attempting to develop a game revolving around the theme of a ritual. […]
Jeremy Davenport, Game Design Major For my internship, I have been working with Professor Sardet on a game for a museum audience that focuses on plankton. (https://www.planktonchronicles.org/en) This game is being developed on Unity for tablets to be, ideally, placed on podiums for anyone to walk up and start playing. The game will focus on having […]
Our first class of modeling II was an interesting one to say the least. The weekend before class started we all received an email stating that we would instead have two instructors; one being Senior Props Artist from Eidos/Square-Enix, and the other being the Lead Character Artist on Thief. Continue reading →
One of the themes of ART220 (Canadian Culture Through the Fine Arts) offered at the Montreal campus is multiculturalism in Montreal, experienced through the fine arts. Recently for this course, students chose a cultural activity to investigate: 1. Montreal Arab World Festival 2. Parc Extension walking tour 3. Chinese Community (Chinatown) walking tour 4. Jewish Art and […]
Last Thursday, I organized an art show at the Academic Center. Well, it wasn’t your typical art show- there was a short story, digital and printed photography, paintings, a silk-screened calendar, 3-D digital art, and games that the students had created. The art exhibition on the 2nd floor of the Academic Center I was […]