Filed under: Projects » 3D games in 2008. Tagged: 2nd year, gga 2008, winners 2008
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Planeteria is a ground breaking RTS created by second year students for the Gotland Game Awards 2008. Start your trading network, get the resources, exploit your way to domination. Begin your career at the mighty Space Trading Corporation “Planetaria”. Your responsibility will begin with establishing trading routes between a few planets and solar systems. But will soon grow and involve the whole galaxy.

Planeteria was awarded “Best Game” at Gotland Game Awards 2008 and has since been touring the globe; GCDC (Leipzig), Flippat (malmö). They’re also participating in Swedish Game Awards 2009.

Producer: Johan Kristins
CoProducer: Andreas André
CoProducer: Magnus Ekroth
Lead Programmer: Gunnar Carnbro
Lead Designer: Peter Sjödin
Lead Artist: Logan Duong
Art: Rickard Jonasson


Filed under: Blog in October 31, 2008, by Ulf Benjaminsson. Print This

GAME was proudly represented at Flippat 08, by Vertigo, Blomma and Planeteria.

Welcome to GAME!

Filed under: Uncategorized in October 21, 2008, by Ulf Benjaminsson. Tagged: landing
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We are the Department of Game Design at Uppsala University, campus Gotland, offering educations in game design, programming and graphics.

Founded in 2001 and with staff and former students credited in games from Blizzard, Crytek, Lionhead, Ubisoft, DICE, Starbreeze, Avalanche, Grin (and many more) our network and reputation is far reaching – allowing us to invite guest lecturers from the global industry several times a year.

The annual Gotland Game Conference – where students present their productions to an expert jury of game developers – is our most noteworthy collaboration with the established industry.

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Metro – “Emma Pluggar Speldesign på Gotland”

Filed under: Publicity in September 8, 2008, by Ulf Benjaminsson. Print This
Metro: Emma Pluggar Speldesign på Gotland
Metro: Emma Vill Skapa Framtidens Spel

GC Developers Conference

Filed under: Blog in August 29, 2008, by Ulf Benjaminsson. Tagged: GDC
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GCDC is a huge conference by developers for developers, held in Leipzig.

As winners and notable entries of GGA, Fairytale, GameRider, In Other Words, Physitive, Planetaria and Vertigo were sent to represent GAME this year.


Filed under: Projects » 2D games in 2008. Tagged: 2nd year, gga 2008
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Krysanthemum is a game focusing on atmosphere and a relaxing experience rather than challenging gameplay. The player controls a creature that plants flowers which spreads calmness and tranquility to its surroundings.

Björn Berggren
Andreas Malmberg