Make Something Unreal Finalists
The finalist for the ’Make Something Unreal Live 2013’ competition have been announced. On the topic of ‘Mendelian Inheritance: genetics and genomics’, out of 12 games four where judged worthy of proceeding into the final round by the panel made up of UKIE CEO Jo Twist, Fireteam CEO Stephen Gaffney, PCGamesN Tim Edwards, Senior Epic Games staff and members of the biomedical research charity Wellcome Trust.
Dead Shark Triplepunch, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden - Loch Ness
A futuristic arena sports game combining a sort of dodgeball with tennis. Two teams of five will face off across a pit in which a ball is dropped. Each team will use pads and their air projectile weapons to push the other into the depths. When you score, a seed falls into the arena and can be planted to add or suppress certain traits.
Team Polymorph, Staffordshire University – Polymorph
A superbe looking cartoony puzzle game with platform elements, you will play as a lizardlike creature that constantly evolves as the game progresses. Solve puzzles, negotiate with two different tribes and gain new traits by exploring.
Static Games, Bournemouth University - Mendel’s Farm
Running a chicken farm might not be the most obvious idea of a PC Game but as a quirky strategy management game, Mendel’s Farm has convinced the jury with its breeding mechanism and economic twist.
Team Summit, University of Abertay, Dundee – Beings
Playing as a peculiar mixture of dog, mouse and kitten, this puzzle platformer will challenge you with different natural obstacles such as fire and ice. Dating skills are necessary to attract a sexy lady of the similar dog, mouse and kitten breed with certain immunities to produce offspring that can traverse the danger unharmed.