Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Maine Game + Activision = Greatness

Today the members of The Maine Game took a field trip down Portland to visit the Activision Blizzard office!  Wade and Mike took time out of their busy day making Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to sit down with us and talk about the video game industry from their perspective. First, they gave us a tour of their offices and…

We’re certified!

Now that the members of The Maine Game have started working on the project collaborating with the Maine Discovery Museum, it’s time to work towards certifications in our down time between milestones.  Our goal as a club is to have 80% of the members certified in the 3D software, programming languages, and general computer systems that are being used on…

We’re not just about software

Today Dylan Roy put on a hardware clinic in the Maine Game. He set up 3 work stations with various hardware problems and the members teamed up and tried to figure out the puzzle.  Overall, they had great success in getting it done! Dylan also educated them on the intricacies of buying computer hardware online and what to look for…

Test Phase #1

Today begins the first testing phase for the members of the Maine Game Club.  It includes 2 tests: Test #1 Make a playable prototype of the project that being worked on for the Maine Discovery Museum through the Unreal Engine 4 gaming engine. Test #2 Complete a C++ certification test qualified through Microsoft.   These first 2 tests are crucial…