Monthly Archives: May 2011

HTML 5 book

I’ve been reading “The Essential Guide to HTML5: Using Games to learn HTML5 and JavaScript”. I’m reading it because I would like to provide some simple 2d game examples, on a range of platforms, for my 2nd year games class. … Continue reading

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Student success story

Stuart McKee, one of our first year students has just been accepted into Kainos’ App Camp. I’m delighted for him as this will have a big impact on his education and career.

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Games aren’t so bad for you after all!

Quite a nice article in The Guardian about game design – worth a read if you are studying game design. For me a new bit on games and curiosity that was useful to check out. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/may/15/video-game-design-psychology

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Research Group Games Night

Since two of our guys have recently passed their PhD vivas we took the opportunity to organise a games night at our house. We have had one since we got the fish tank coffee table in, which looks well beside … Continue reading

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Two new Doctors

A bit late in posting this but congratulations to Chris Hanna and James Burke in successfully negotiating their respective PhD vivas. Only minor changes for both of them and summer graduation to look forward to. Chris’s PhD involved the design … Continue reading

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