Zac’s current personal project. A multiplayer, top-down brawler with a focus on weapon skill and area control. More info coming soon. Learn what you can from Zac’s Twitter, and watch live development streams on Twitch.

Gamedev Trainwreck

Gamedev Trainwreck is a live, educational show produced weekly for Game-U and their live learning service, Game-U LIVE. Over the course of two hours, Zac creates a video game prototype with no planning or prep. In doing so, he provides students with insight into the messy side of game development: What happens when problems arise, …

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Dragons have taken over the Earth, and humanity has fled to space. You must help Stanley and Sydney skydive back to Earth while careening across the backs of massive, snake-like dragons as they soar high above the planet, all while an original chiptune soundtrack pounds away in the background. Every moment is intense and layered …

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One-a-week Games

10 games, created live on Twitch from start to finish in 3 hours, each.You’ll find messy prototypes, short experiences, and user-suggested creations. Play them all for free in your browser. A few of them even work on mobile! My goal was to teach programming, design, and project management to some of my Twitch viewers. Viewer …

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BOMBFEST is a multiplayer party game. It’s like sumo wrestling with explosives! BOMBFEST was produced over 4 years. I served as the lead developer, and I was involved in tasks such as programming, UI/UX, 2D art and animation, some 3D modeling and animation, and project management. You can learn more about the game on its website, …

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Well Wishes

Well Wishes is a co-operative survival game about throwing coins and yourself down a well! Well Wishes was my first attempt at a commercial project. It was meant to be an adventure game with multiple classes, upgrade trees, environments, and enemies to encounter. It was deemed to large in scope to continue production on, but …

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