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I have been lurking on conceptart for years , laughed my ass off on the manky competition , and suddenly the thought occured that maybe i should post somethingpld: . So that is what i am doing nog now.So i am posting the thing i am most proud of: i was lead artist on a studentproject called the blob. Screenshot:
Some of the conceptart i made for the game (All digital) and under to much time pressure
I would love to hear what you think and it would be extra nice if you download the game and play it
DownloadLink Copy paste please
De Blob - Dutch version, 97mb
The Blob - English version, 97mb
De Blob - Dutch version, 97mb - MIRROR 1:
The Blob - English version, 97mb - MIRROR 1:
For the past four months we have worked together with eight other Dutch students on a game called The Blob. The game was a school project for an outside client. The station area of the city of Utrecht in The Netherlands is getting a thorough face-lift, as the station and many buildings around it are being rebuilt. Our task was to make a game that plays in the station area as it will be ten years from now, so that while playing, the audience is informed about what is going to happen. The game was to be played in a centre with information about the changes, but also be downloadable for players at home. This means the main target audience will walk by, play for a few minutes, and then walk on, but it should also be fun for people who download the game.
The resulting game is The Blob. It is a 3D game in which the player controls a ball of paint rolling through the city. The ball can absorb coloured NPC's to become larger and change its colour. With the paint, the player can then proceed to paint the entire city. Almost everything is paintable: buildings, trees, cars and using the paint trace even the ground. The main goal of the game is to paint all 17 landmark buildings. Hardcore fanatics can also try to collect all 50 coins that are hidden around the level.
The game is finished, so we are hoping many people will play it now!
The minimum system requirements for a nice framerate are about a 2ghz processor and 512mb RAM.
This is the team that made The Blob:
Jasper Koning: project lead/level designer/artist
Fabian Akker: lead level designer
David Vink: sound designer/level designer
Gijs Hermans: lead artist
Ralph Rademakers: artist
Fahrang Namdar: artist
Huub van Summeren: artist
Olaf Jansen: programmer
Joost van Dongen: lead programmer
And our supervisor from school: JP van Seventer
All of us are third year students in Game Design & Development at the Utrecht School of the Arts, except Olaf, who is a fourth year student in Computer Science at Utrecht University, doing the master Game & Media Technology, and Joost who does both of these studies. :green:
Cool idea, I must download it later
http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=73037 <- click it... I know you want to.
Lol hehe the screen looks fun! i will donwload it this weekend congrats or the project
Nothing but a tail and some will
hah! looks interesting, thanks for sharing. Havent tried it out yet but definatly will. That yellow guy reminds me of that same yellow character from Toejam and Earl.
Yeh, I downloaded The Blob a week or so ago.
It's well good. Loved the character designs/animation.
gonna sign myself up for that school, already was my plan
but anyway, nice game
The Netherlands Rock!!!
Awesome Game man! My son is loving this. It's great because there aren't too many Temper tantrum game moments. Go make a million dollars now.
Ahaha I know you guys.
I'm also of Utrecht School of the Arts
The world really is small
Next year I'm in 3rd year too. Then I hope I'll have a cool project too
It's a fun game indeed.
Hey thnx all for the kind replies
i will look up Toejam and Earl.
and yes the netherlands are kinda cool
be sure to apply for the hku its a fun school
dark is saw one of youre 2nd year projects on youre site, it looked nice so i am sure the 3rd year project will be good too