We would like to welcome all the 1st yr Computing students to Coleraine and we thought that a good way for the new students to get to know everyone else would be to share our XBox Gamer Tags.
Please feel free to add yours!
Dr. Darryl Charles (Lecturer) is “Dentreader”
Therese McGinnis (PhD Student) is “IammeAndIamfree”
James Burke (PhD Student) is “Burkazoid”
Chris Hanna (PhD Student) is “ChrisJAH”
Just a reminder to our students who learning XBox 360 development that this year’s Imagine Cup has an XNA game development section.
We have two exciting events for schools this year.
- Our traditional annual games fair and competition.
- An introductory Xbox 360 game development workshop.
Both events are free and open to school and college students of age 16+. Preferably attendees will have some experience programming at school or as a hobby.
See attachment for more details.
David Gibson and Chris Hanna were on hand to help out with open day yesterday. David demonstrated the Imagine Cup software and Chris showed his Xbox 360 Arcade Live style game to interested students. Chris received the highest marks for his final year project on the Computing degree at UUC last year. His project demonstrated dynamic learning techniques for computer game agents.
Photos of open day may be found here: http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/computingcoleraine
Last year a C3 team from UUC obtained 2nd place in the Imagine Cup:
and we will be looking for enthusiastic students to participate in next year’s competition on the theme of “The Sustainable Environment”.
Contact Dr Darryl Charles or Dr Michaela Black for further details.
Information on last year’s successful team can be found here.
Continue reading Imagine Cup 2008 Theme
This site is jointly updated by students and staff to highlight activities of the C3 society and it may also include reviews and commentary.
We will begin by importing some of the key stories from the previous site.