HANDMADE GAMES USING
CARDBOARD & PIXELS
Hi, I'm Ed, I make and design tabletop, digital and experiential games.
With an interest in exploring narrative and story, I create board and card games, site specific mobile games, digital computer games, physical electronic games as well as puzzles and games for immersive experiences.
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A PICK YOUR PATH DEXTERITY TABLETOP GAME
You have awoken on a mysterious island with no memory of who you are or how you got here. You notice a set of footprints leading into the forest- do you follow them or head down the beach?
In this co-operative story game, you and the rest of your team must make decisions, flick, build, feel and balance your way around the islands treacherous terrain in order to explore, survive and discover.
Length: 30-45 minutes
Style: Tabletop, Pick your Path, Dexterity
My Role: Designer, Writer, Graphic Design
Other Personnel: Illustrations by Jonny Rogers
A MUSEUM EXPLORATION MOBILE APP
You have been hired by The Quantum Enquiry Detective Agency to investigate the disappearance of world renowned curator Dr Vivian Morel. To uncover the truth behind the mystery you must explore the museum using the Artefact Communicator to interview the objects within the gallery.
Engine: Unity Language: C# Platform: Mobile iOS
Length: 30-45 minutes
Style: Site Specific, Mobile, Detective, Mystery
My Roles: Designer, Writer, Graphic Design, Programmer
Other Personnel: Sound Design and Music by James Naujokas
A NIGHT TIME TOWN WANDERING CARD GAME
You are wandering through the streets in the small hours of the morning trying to make it home. Remember the towns landmarks and avoid the shadows to keep your wits about you as night closes in. Can you find your way home in the darkness with just the moonlight to guide you and and the towns nocturnal wildlife for company?
Length: 15 minutes
Style: Solitaire Card Game
My Role: Designer, Illustrator
DESKTOP HACKING VIRUS SPREADING
This game was made as part of The Grid, an immersive, escape room cocktail experience. Players take on the role of undercover agents with the mission of taking down the evil Neosight corporation.
Players must hack into Steve's Desktop in order to spread a virus across the Neosight systems.
Engine: Unity Language: C# Platform: Windows Desktop
Length: 20 minutes
Style: Desktop Puzzle Explorer
My Role: Designer, Writer, Programmer, Graphic Design, Sound
Video contains minor spoilers, so if you intend on experiencing The Grid for yourself do not watch the video.
CO-OP SPACE TEA MAKER
"The All-In-One-A-Matron 7000 is the latest in computer technology. It can perform a number of tasks very effectively and efficiently. The purpose of The AIOAMT 7000 is to ensure the comfort and morale of the user is optimum. With its intuitive design, the user can learn to operate the AIOAMT 7000 very quickly and easily."
In this co-operative game, inspired by Kubricks 2001: A Space Odyssey, players take on the role of crew aboard Discovery One, hurtling through space, heading for Jupiter, and all they want is a cup of tea.
Engine: Unity Language: C# Platform: Mac Desktop
Length: 5- 10 minutes
Style: Co operative, Button Pushing
My Role: Designer, Programmer, Illustration
Other Personnel: Sound Design & Music by James Naujokas