CMU ETC: Natural Rhythm

Team Skylight
Collaborators: Hwang Youn Kim, Prajwal Manjunath, Ziyu (Judy) Zhu

Timeframe: October 2014 – December 2014

Natural Rhythm is a game designed to help lower school students practice identifying the following note symbols: eighth notes, quarter notes, half notes, and whole notes. The game tasks each player with identifying multiple instances of these symbols and producing sounds that correspond to each note’s beat length. For more information, please visit our website.

Roles: Creative Director, Producer, Sound Designer

 
My contributions:
– Designed game and wrote design documentation
– Project management, e.g., goal-setting, deadlines, communications (internal/external), etc.
– Directed art style
– Created music for in-game play
– Wrote and published weekly newsletters
– Created and maintained project website

Grinch’s Revenge

As part of the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Computational Media undergraduate program, Intro to Computational Media is a course where students are tasked with making digital media projects every 2 weeks.

Collaborators: Kenisha Luby & Lisa Xia

Given 2 weeks and a 3-person team, we created a two-player, Christmas-themed, competitive battle game for the Atari 2600.

My contributions:
– Programming in Atari BASIC utilizing the Stella emulator for play
– Game design
– Level design

Timeframe: December 2010
– Programming completed in 2 weeks
– Game design completed in 2 hours
– Level design completed in 3 hours

Street Crossing (Frogger Remake)

As part of the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Computational Media undergraduate program, Media Device Architecture is a course where students develop a Game Boy Advance game in C and learn about computer memory structure.

Over the course of the semester I recreated the classic Frogger game that tasks players with trying to get across successively more difficult streets filled with cars crossing their path.

Timeframe: April – May 2011
– Game design completed in 1 week
– Level design completed in 1 week
– Sound design completed in 1 week