Archive for February, 2010

Thor’s Last Stand

Posted in Projects on February 28th, 2010 by Paul Dziadzio – Comments Off

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Thor’s Last Stand is a game that I worked on for my game development class at MSU during the Fall 2009 semester.  For this assignment we had 4 weeks to design and implement a game from scratch.  With this project our group and myself especially decided to be very very ambitious.  This was the first time I had done any complex reactionary AI or any multi-tiered AI, and considering our incredibly short deadline, I look back at this project as one of my finer moments in game development.

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Snow Crash

Posted in Projects on February 26th, 2010 by Paul Dziadzio – Comments Off

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Snow Crash is a game that I worked on at a 48 hour Game Jam hosted by MSU’s Spartasoft student group in about February of 2009. 48 hours is not very long to produce a working game from zero assets and no starting concept, but it is a great way to get your development skills razor sharp.  I’m very happy with the end result of the game, and feel like I learned a lot in such a short amount of time.  And the game’s a ton of fun to boot!

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Project Index

Posted in Info, Projects on February 26th, 2010 by Paul Dziadzio – Comments Off

Current Project:
Heroes of Newerth – A DotA-like ARTS with fast, competitive multiplayer action.

Recent Projects:
Dystopia - A cyberpunk Half Life 2 total conversion multiplayer first person shooter.

Professional Collaborations:
Man vs. Wild: The Game – A MSU/Scientifically Proven collaboration on the AAA title.

Source Code Examples:
Number Operator – A program that finds the correct way to add and mul a string of digits.
PassClosestUnitFunction – From Thor’s Last Stand
MoveUnitTowardsFunction
– From Thor’s Last Stand

Past Projects:
Ca$h Derby – Smash and crash your way to the top in this multiplayer car game.
Thor’s Last Stand
– Play as Thor wielding the elements to stop an invading army.
Snow Crash- Sled down a snowy mountain and navigate around obstacles.
ColorJump – A unique 3d platformer with color as a central theme.