After only four months of training at the Friends of Design Academy of Digital Arts, this year’s Game Graphics & Multimedia Entertainment students have just released their very first, publicly playable and free-to-download desktop games.  

Designed and developed from scratch in just 7 days using the Unity Real-Time Development Platform, these two, unique, arcade-style games are now available on itch.io. Download them for free (MAC and Windows versions available) to experience the creative skills of South Africa’s next top multimedia developers! 

Here’s what you have to look forward to: 

DreamShifter 

Created by: [Julian Leggatt, Sunel Hanekom, Carla Kirsten, Karla Wasserfall, Dylan Johnston, Dylan Wiesner, Matthew Van Niekerk, Mohamed Aqeel Majal, Yaqub Dollie] 

Three orphaned children have managed to get their dreams all mixed up! Only you can bring their dream elements back to their rightful places. Be careful, though – the orphanage warden is on the prowl for suspicious night-time activity! Be quick, be sneaky and be thorough or three, poor children will be having a very bad night’s sleep… 

Click to view details and download on itch.io. 

Space Clean-Up 

Created by: [ Luke Arton-Powell, Aicha Ajamdien, Sinenhlanhla Chauke, Renante Le Roux, Chloe Mallows, Ryan Weppenaar, Jadon Hartman, Shay Nefdt, Samkele Ndebele] 

Your mom went out for the day and left you in charge of the space station. Despite your best intentions, you’ve made a huge messand now Mom is on the way home! Can you clean everything up before she gets back, or will you be grounded for eternity? Time to find out if you’ve got the skills to tidy up at warp speed! 

Click to view details and download on itch.io. 

Join and play at Open Day 

Friends of Design will be hosting an Open Day on Saturday 13 July 2019 where prospective students, parents, and industry members can learn more about the Academy and its approach to creative education.  
 
The games developed by this year’s Game Graphics and Multimedia students will be available to play on the day. Activities begin promptly at 10am, so arrive a few minutes early to avoid missing out! Register online to attend:  

Get in touch 

Media Contact: Jessica Lang, jessica@friendsofdesign.net  

General enquiries: info@friendsofdesign.net or  call us at 0213000298 

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