ETC Quarters: NEIFLetter #4

So at the Entertainment Technology Center we have certain milestones throughout the semester where we show off what we have been working on to the faculty and get feedback on our progress and process.  Quarters takes place (as you would expect) roughly one quarter through the semester.  It is crazy that 25% of the clock has already ticked away, but we are pretty happy with what we have accomplished despite limited.. Read More

Procedurally Generated: NEIFLetter #3

  Hello NEIFHeads! Up above you will find the DAM team photo featuring the awesome painting skills of our Lead Designer and Artist:  David Shiyang Liu.  Pictured below the members of DAM are our spirit animals: Doge, Grumpy Cat and the Purple Tentacle. Here is our logo, which was shown for the first time at the White House Game Jam.  It is in the shape of a triangle to reflect the.. Read More

White House Game Jam: NEIFLetter #2

This past weekend, DAM was invited to take part in the first ever White House Game Jam, featuring games created by teams from Disney, Sony, Ubisoft, Rovio along with several other gaming studios, educational games makers and academics like ourselves.  It was an incredible experience that we are grateful for having taken part in.  Also making the trip were the ETC’s Drew Davidson and the Culyba duo, Dave and Sabrina, whose game.. Read More

Pitching forward: NEIFLetter #1

  Hello NEIF-heads. This is the first edition of DAM’s newsletter focusing primarily on the development of the 2D arson puzzler, Not Everything is Flammable.  DAM and NEIF were formed during 2014’s Global Game Jam by Designer/Artist David Shiyang Liu, Programmer Alex Hu, and Producer/Composer/Sound Designer Mac Lotze, three Masters students at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC.) For those of you that have never played the game before, you can.. Read More