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Student Parker Hamilton playing the game M.M.O. VR (senior capstone project 2019)

M.M.O. VR IAM Senior Capstone Game 2018-2019 (Course: Indie Team) Players must rise through the ranks in this gritty sci-fi combat game to earn their place as a top arena combatant. The game’s setting and mechanics convey a world of hardship and futuristic turmoil, and the varying types of enemies require… Continue Reading M.M.O. VR: Indie Team Capstone 2019Read More →

2018 Manifest Game Jam Winner - student game "Together Alone" screenshot

Each year the IAM department hosts a game jam that culminates on Manifest. Students form small teams (max 5 people) to build a game collaboratively. This year students will have an expanded timeline so that they can participate in Industry Night without losing time to work on their Game Jam… Continue Reading 2019 IAM Manifest Game Jam ChallengeRead More →

IAM Game Capstone senior students game project WATR concept art

Water Aloft the Ridge (WAtR) is an evocative adventure game from the Interactive Arts and Media capstone class at Columbia College Chicago. Three damaged souls climb the mysterious Ridge seeking solace, comfort and forgiveness from one they have lost forever. A disturbingly elegant 3D puzzle/adventure game, the player ascends the… Continue Reading Water Aloft the RidgeRead More →

logo for the student game "Aiku"

  CAN YOU SAVE THE CREW? “There has been a fuel-related emergency aboard the R.V. Minerva. The crew is in cryosleep, bound for a distant asteroid. As the ship’s ‘caretaker bot’, you are responsible for the allocation of the now-precious energy reserves. Solve puzzles by powering different objects around the… Continue Reading AikuRead More →

IAM Team Project Refract image

The Columbia College Chicago IAM Team is a group of students with diverse skill sets ranging from product development to graphic design. They work together to create solutions for a client that address the stakeholder’s needs or target a specific initiative. In sixteen weeks, the team produces viable products that… Continue Reading RefractRead More →