LCAD MFA Game Design Candidate Takes Home First Place and Best in Category at IEEE GameSIG.

Contestants and teams from universities around the world entered the 7th Annual IEEE Intercollegiate Games Showcase (IEEE GameSIG) contest “Clasic Games Competition” for one of three categories: Classic Intellivision, Lookalike Intellivision, and Intellivision Reboots. The finalists for each category were invited to Thunder Studios in Long Beach to be judged by Intellivision veterans  Dave Warhol and William Fisher.


The setting was intimate and allowed time for teams to socialize and to meet the judges. Each team had five minutes to present their project. Afterward, each judge asked questions about tuning, mechanics, dynamics, and plans for the future. The judges were given time to deliberate and came back with feedback for each project and their score. 


After the results came in, Laguna College of Art and Design MFA Game Design candidate Brandon Cluff’s game design, “Deadly Discs” was given first place in the Intellivision Reboot category and given a "Best in Category" certificate.


Brandon says, “I was very surprised to win because this was the first competition that I've entered for game development. The event will run again next year and I will enter again if time allows between full time work and school”.