Hey all, and welcome back to the portfolio of yours truly, Brandon Greene-Hooks. As promised, I’ll be taking a moment to review my time at the last event I attended.
On February 28th, 2014, I was invited to help manage the Gaming Certificate Booth, Booth 24, and got to see over a hundred game-faces, from a rather vast age range of people. If you followed my twitter posts, you’re already a bit “in-the-know”, but I’ll get more in depth by providing a few of the photos I took. I was fortunate enough to provide two games I’ve developed as apart of the exhibit – Super Mario Bros. In First Person and Retro Revolver – which both received quite a bit of attention from the visitors thanks to one of the other exhibitors.
The event lasted just under six hours, and it was an all-around great way to spend a Friday. Quite a bit of time was spent giving instructions on how to play the games, although most of the games had instructions in them.
The other exhibitors and I gave descriptions of some of the courses offered through the Gaming Certificate Program, since the games we displayed were created as final projects for those courses. One student actually approached me after playing the Super Mario Bros. In First Person game for a download link, which I happily gave him. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to speak much on the Summer Game Camp, due to an issue with the flyers being printed, but we reached a lot of people at the event; and that’s saying something.
That’s it for now. Thanks for showing up, and thanks for playing.