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What's a Wordle?

Recently, the relatively benign online word game Wordle ( https://www.powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/ ) has taken over social media, with people posting green and yellow squares with little or no explanation. But what is Wordle and what is it about its design that has propelled it to an instant viral hit?

Dr. William Raffe was invited to give a few media appearances and talk about the features of the game in more detail. You can access these below:

UTS Animation Guild x Playmakers Game Jam

Join Playmakers and Animation Guild on the 16th and the 17th of December for a final end of year horror theme game jam.

For those confused on what a game jam is, it is a competition where teams of people come together to make a game in a short amount of time (in this case, less than 48 hours!). Whether you are a veteran game programmer and designer, a talented sprite artist, an audio mixing genius or are just interested in making a game for the first time, then this is a great event to be a part of!

UTS Animation Guild x Playmakers Social Jam

Calling all artists, programmers, audio and game designers! Join us for a casual evening of games and activities at the Social Jam.

UTS Animation Guild (UAG) and Playmakers are hosting a collaborative Game Jam over two days in December. In preparation for the event a 'Social Jam' will be held on Dec 6th, starting at 2pm in UTS Building 06, Lv 04, Room 40.

Throughout the event we'll play some digital and board games, and engage in collaborative activities to break the ice!

Sound Project Showcase - Celebrating 5 years of a successful collaboration

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, we have joined forces with FASS to facilitate a multidisciplinary collaboration between 3rd-year students in the BSc in Games Development (BGD) and the Bachelor of Music and Sound Design (MSD).

The two cohorts have done an amazing job combining their areas of expertise and have created seven exciting games with fantastic music and sound effects.

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