Games development

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Student showcases VR work at EduLearn 2017

School of Computer Science student, Andrew Cardwell, was given the opportunity to present his work at EduLearn 2017, Barcelona.  BSc (Hons) Games Computing student Andrew (pictured, far right) demonstrated his work on the use of virtual reality in education through a case study of Crime Scene Investigation at the Virtual...

Local college students get a taster of computer game design

A masterclass day was held for around 50 students from Grimsby’s Franklin College, North Lindsey College and Lincoln College to give them an insight into what it would be like to study computing, science or maths at University. The day was a great success, with Lincoln College especially happy...

Lincoln researchers develop disabled-friendly interactive games

University of Lincoln researchers have been working on interactive games to be more disabled-friendly. School of Computer Science lecturer Dr Kathrin Gerling and Dr Adam Evans from Health Advancement Research Team (HART) have been creating computer games that allow young people with disabilities to use powered technology to interact on screen. Dr Kathrin Gerling and...

Create a game in 48hrs for Global Game Jam

  We’re excited to announce we will be hosting a Global Game Jam event at the University of Lincoln THIS WEEKEND 29-31 January. In the Co-Op Lecture theatre we will hold a massive 48-hour event where game designers of all levels come together and pit their development skills against the world...

Tweetathon to mark Robin Hood Day

This Saturday (17th October) an international tweetathon is going to ‘fire an arrow round the world’ to celebrate International Robin Hood Day and you can get involved. How you ask? Computer Science graduate Sean Oxspring has been working alongside Hitpoint Games to create an innovative game via Twitter that will...