Author Archives: Dave Voorhis

Student Project receives praise from Epic Games

‘S.S. Eternity‘, a game prototype being developed by a team of our final year students has caught the attention of the games industry prior to it’s completion. The team of final year CGP and CGMA students called Oarboar have built an … Continue reading

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Microsoft Sponors the Games @ Derby Expo

We’re preparing a big marketing push for the Games @ Derby Expo, running for the first time on 19th December on the Kedleston Road campus.  Formal updates on the work being conducted will be live soon.  In the meantime, we … Continue reading

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Games @ Derby

We’re currently putting together a lot of new imagery and marketing material in order to showcase the work being done in the Computer Games Programming and Computer Game Modelling and Animation degrees.  We started this off recently with a new … Continue reading

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CGP @ GameCity 7

Running from October 20th-27th, GameCity 7 is currently being held in the neighbouring city of Nottingham.  GameCity is an annual event showcasing a range of games and talent across the sector; with AAA titles such as Crysis 3 on display … Continue reading

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CGP Portfolios

A new page has been put together in order to consolidate the portfolios of current students and, in time, graduates of the CGP programme. Check out the Student Portfolios page and look at the range of work students are developing … Continue reading

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CGP @ JournoDevSwap

This weekend saw host to the JournoDevSwap at the London Games Festival.  The idea behind the event, hosted by the UKIE is pretty straightforward: game developers and journalists swap their hats and take on each others respective roles .   The … Continue reading

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Games on Display!

I’ve been asking a lot of the CGP students recently to talk about the games they’re working on.  We have a stack of games in development either to publish or as part of their studies and I’m slowly in the … Continue reading

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Most amazing thing, ever.

Ok, if anyone wants me I’ll be down in the labs turning the Lego Mindstorms kits into this. Actually, now that I think about it, Lego Mindstorms could probably be made into all sorts of useful machinery.  I wonder if I could … Continue reading

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Computer Games Programming

As part of the pages within computing.derby.ac.uk, we will be posting a large amount of material developed by our students in the Computer Games Programming degree.  Our aim is to showcase not only what takes place in our lectures and … Continue reading

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Frist Post!

Testing… Testing… One, two, three… Hello? Hello? Is this thing on? I’ve installed WordPress for our School! Before long, this site will be bustling with our announcements and descriptions and commentary about all the cool stuff we do. But right … Continue reading

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