Ryerson University computer science 2nd year student Dante Camarena configuring a gaming experience session in his and Zack’s game engine and framework Orbit.
Ryerson computer science graudate Ian Nastajus taking a turn leading the gameplay experience of the game Orbit with Dante
Orbit playtesting with Ryerson business 2nd year student Matthew Holzapfel (right side). Matthew helped immensely today with transportation, nourisment, setup and takedown. Much appreicated
Zack Harris enjoying the crazy effects players have combined in the game engine framework Orbit
Outgoing President of Ryerson’s game development club Game Maker’s Union
Ryerson University computer science 2nd year student Zack Harris guiding game testers at game trade show in his and Dante’s game engine and framework Orbit. Zack is the Lead Programmer
Orbit gameplay was only developed for 2 weeks prior to LevlUp Showcase, so it only scratches the surface of the raw power of the underlying framework developed over the past year.
Orbit dynamic gameplay. The room configuration changes according to the host “Game Master” running the setup for the 4 other players, which are using the Magic Wand item that repels and attracts in local gravity.
Orbit gameplay room expanded, with players using Sword items that cause not only damage but proportional bounciness as well as damage
Orbit random effects displayed.
Orbit random effects displayed 2.
Dante explaining how to pick up items and use them on the controllers
Ryerson University – WhoAreYou? – play testing this psychological assessment game created by Jordan Sparks, a 4th year New Media student, with coding contributions from Ian and Dante
Ryerson University – WhoAreYou? in-game image. Created by Jordan Sparks, he’s a 4th New Media student.
flick the hockey puck on the tablet with your fingers
LevelUp Showcase founders Andrew Hogue (UOIT), Emma Westecott (OCADU), and Steve Engels (UofT)
Retroid which utilizes the Leap Motion for controlling by hand motions in the air the actions of the spaceship flying through the tunnel.
Office Joust with Occulus Rift headgear on player, providing an immersive 3D experience.
George Brown Projects (flying elephants)
Line up waiting to enter LevelUp
Crowd of people showing just a small subset of the 60 different games on display. Over 1000 people showed up to watch and play these student-created games.