finished their final exams, a group of CSEE
undergraduates - David Pearson, Guy Cass, Joe Le
Grice and Dan Scott - took part in the Virgin
Media 100 Day Game Competition... and won it!
The prize is the chance to develop a mobile game
in 100 days and they have moved up to Dundee,
where they are being mentored by professional
developers from industry as they
on the task. Amusingly, they decided to
enter the competition while working on an
assignment in their 3D Computer Graphics module
- but the game they are designing is a 2D one.
Why does it have to be done in 100 days?
Because they have to reveal the game and
complete the final level in front of a live
audience at Eurogamer Expo 2012!
You can follow their progress on
student Glenn Pepper is one of 5 finalists in
this year's Search for a Star competition.
The annual competition, organised by Aardvark
Swift, highlights the UK's brightest video game
programming talent and gives them the platform
to advance their careers in the video game
for this year's
He was put
forward for the
he has done with
over the years
and for the way
he has shared
Former CCFEA student Evi Pliota and a
colleague at HBSC have given a presentation on
risk modelling. Automated Trader have an
video of the pair on the subject. Evi
is now a CCFEA Visiting Fellow.
CSEE Emeritus Professor
Simon Lavington comments on the centenary of
computer pioneer Alan Turing's birth.
Professor Lavington is the author of Alan Turing
and his Contemporaries: Building the World's
First Computers. Read the article