COSC360

Computer Game Design

COSC 360 - Computer Game Design - Game Projects

The major task for COSC 360 students is to work in a team of 3-4 to design, build and polish a complete game.

The games are built in Unity and are playable in the browser.

Students are free to choose their own mechanics and theme for the game.

We have games covering a range of genres; shoot 'em ups, platformers, puzzle games, tower defence and more.

If you have any questions or feedback, please get in touch with Lech Szymanski.



2018

Bryan Z

Bryan Z game

Dunedin, New Zealand, has been hit by a Zombie virus outbreak. The streets aren’t safe. O-Week may not go ahead! In this top down horror survival shooter, play as Bryan, Campus Watch’s finest operative, to kill zombies and save the city.

Bullet Brawl

Bullet Brawl game

Bullet Brawl is a two player competitive action platformer. Use the collection of weapons found in each arena, as well as the weapon based movement to best your opponent.

EggRoll

EggRoll game

Egg Roll is a tribrid of Line Rider, Side scroller and Platformer. In this 2D game, your aim is to get as far as you can, avoiding various enemies, traps and obstacles to try and get the highest score. You play as an innocent little egg trying to escape a cat chef trying to turn you into an omelette. Once you escape the kitchen, you are vulnerable to a dangerous world of traps, enemy's and obstacles. Good luck, and see how far you can run! But don't take too long to tackle a trap, the cat's still hungry!

Extradimensional

Extradimensional game

"Extradimensional" is a fast paced side-scroller where you chase colour through two, monochromatic dimensions. The gameplay is focused around changing between a black and white dimension to collide with (or pass through) objects as you pursue a colourful comet overhead. Every puzzle is simple to solve but must be solved at pace, making Extradimensional a combination of endless runner and puzzle platformer that takes the speed of the former to make the latter more exciting.

Goin' Postal

Goin' Postal game

Goin' Postal is an isometric 3D roguelike, with a unique item chaining system. You play as Jim Anderson, a disgruntled local postman who delivers mail in Burnsdale. Jim, due to his rotten luck, just happens to be the only human in the neighbourhood. One unfortunate day, while returning from his daily delivery route, he gets a call from his boss, Stan, ordering him to go buy coffee. Whilst on the call, Jim distinctly hears his fiancé, Tammie-Lynn, in the background calling out to Stan. Jim loses the plot and goes on a murderous rampage. No tortured soul spared, no co-worker saved, no mail left undelivered...

Last Of The Light People

Last Of The Light People game

The planet Europa is being an invaded and it's up to you to save it! Last of the Light People is a 2-D Puzzling-Platformer created by Team Zippleback. You play Ray Don, the last of the free light people. Moving beam emitters around the game world solves puzzles and, if you're good enough, saves your friends.

Mars

Roots of Evil game

Mars is a science fiction, text based game set on Mars. You control a set of 6 survivors of which each has two traits that influence what direction the game can go in depending on how you use them. The survivors’ outpost has been destroyed by a huge storm, and you must travel across the planet of Mars to get to your main base before the storm hits. You must manage four different resources in order to survive on your journey. On this planet where even surviving a day can be difficult you must learn to make sacrifices, cheat, lie, steal, and do whatever it takes to survive, but just remember that all actions have their consequences.

Time-Hops

Time-Hops game

Time-Hops is a 2D puzzle platformer which follows the adventures of a time-traveling mushroom. In Time-Hops you have to use your power of time travel to navigate levels and solve puzzles.



2017

Above and Below

Above and Below game

Above and Below is a 2D puzzle platformer where you control a brother and sister, Iliana and Dion, who were separated when the robot uprising forced the women and children of the human race underground. They meet by chance and must work collaboratively to find each other again. You can switch perspective from Iliana to Dion and back again with the touch of a button. They rely entirely on each other in order to solve the puzzles and move on to the next level, so prepare to challenge yourself as you make your way through Above and Below.

DUST

Dust game

Dust is an atmospheric 2D side scrolling puzzle-platformer game empowered by Unity. DUST enchants players into the role of a photophobic moth trying to find his daughter.

Gravity Warp

Gravity Warp game

Gravity Warp is a 2D puzzle platformer where you must manipulate the direction of gravity in order to solve puzzles and advance through an abandoned research facility.

HUSH

Hush game

HUSH is a 2D puzzle platformer which follows a young boy’s journey back to his dad. The boy must avoid enemies and use his wits to navigate through his environment. Along the way, he uncovers repressed memories about his last conversation with his father that help him understand why he needs to return home.

NanoBlob

NanoBlog game

Nanoblob is a game where the player character is a synthetic life form with a unique metabolism. The core objective is to consume smaller prey to grow in size while avoiding larger predators.

Reptile Rampage

Reptile Rampage game

A rip in space time has dumped a deluge of dinosaurs on Doom Island and Gavin the mad scientist has turned them into Triassic Turret Tripods by fitting them with huge guns, in this twin stick shoot em up, slay hordes of weaponised dinos and stop the madman Gavin before he takes over the world!

Revenge

Revenge game

Revenge is a 2D platform shooter where you are tasked with recollecting the pieces of your suit, in order to defeat your enemy, and get Revenge!!

Roots of Evil

Roots of Evil game

Roots of Evil is a 2D farming simulator with a twist - the plants have a chance to "wake up" and try to murder you. You play as a farmer tasked with harvesting a special chemical from potentially violent plants. You can use your money to buy plants, special ammunition, and more as you try to harvest enough to fulfil your contract. Will you make it out alive, or will the plants get the better of you?

Seasons

Seasons game

Seasons is a game where you play as a character on a deserted island in the middle of the ocean with no other land in sight. You must survive the elements and prepare yourself for the cold winters and the hot summers ahead. Using the island's resources at your disposal you must make wise decisions on how to best spend your time, as you might fall short of resources and supplies to stay alive.

Shodo

Shodo game

Shodo is a top down beat em up. You play as a ninja who infiltrates a Palace. Fight waves of enemies, learning new combos as you go.

Terrae Bellum

Terrae Bellum game

Terrae Bellum is a turn based strategy war game. In which you are England fighting off Viking invaders. The aim of the game is to become strong enough by building farms, barracks, and walls such that you can fight back and regain your land Ultimately destroying all the Vikings.



2016

Corporate Saboteur

Corporate Saboteur game

Corporate Saboteur is a 2D puzzle platformer which sees you as a hacker with a gravity-defying prototype gun and goal to take down the biggest and evilest corporation on the planet: Mighty Mega Corp!

Extinguish

Extinguish game

Extinguish is a fantasy tower defense game. As the defending water legion you’re tasked with the defense of your sacred well from the fire’s army of flames, with access to an arsenal of weapons and defenses.

Kerihos

Kerihos game

Kerihos is a side-scrolling shooter where the player is transported to a virtual world on a mission to destroy the Kerihos virus.

Paper Run

Paper Run game

Paper Run is a high intensity survival type game where you are trying to deliver mail while dodging the wide variety of distractions.

The Runaway Dream

The Runaway Dream game

The Runaway Dream is a side scrolling arcade shoot ‘em up. The player chooses from a selection of unique ships and weapons, which are unlocked as you progress the game.

Run Monster Run

Run Monster Run game

Run Monster Run is a game where you play as a newly created Frankenstein's monster on the run from angry villagers.

SQUAWK!

SQUAWK game

In this game, you will play as Seagull Steve, defending your beach and your life from Blackbeak and his avian horde.



Archive of games made prior to 2016