The Ant Game

The Ant Game (2008)
Platform: Win32
Language: C++
Graphics: Ogre3D
Physics: PhysX
Audio: OpenAL

‘The Ant Game’ was a group project during my MSc at the University of Abertay, built using the NXOgre game engine (Ogre3D for graphics, Aegia PhysX for physics, and OpenAL for audio). My primary responsibility in the group was movement and AI, as you can see in this early development video.

There are a lot of lessons that you can learn by grouping together five programmers (and no artists) … all from different countries … and all still learning. This game is one of those ‘lessons’.