Category Archives for Video Games

Collaborative Learning through Machinima

Here is a project by my students from year 4 of the BSc (Hons) in Computing and Games Development at Dundalk Institute of Technology during the Spring 2012 semester, for the Designing for Cultural Diversity elective. The class were set … Continue reading

02. August 2012 by Kieran
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‘Lo-fi computing audio-visuals as a mainstream aesthetic’ at Picteilín

Here are my slides from the 2011 Piceteilín Creative Media Conference. I See Dead Pixels: CPU to MTV, Lo-fi computing audio-visuals as a mainstream aesthetic. View more presentations from Kieran Nolan

07. October 2011 by Kieran
Categories: 8bit, Animation, Music, Video Games | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

C64 basic and Intellivision glitching

28. August 2011 by Kieran
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ISEA 2009 workshop slides

Here are the slides from the Hacking Toys Into Tangible Interfaces workshop that was held at DKIT last week for the ISEA / International Symposium of Electronic Arts 2009 conference. Thanks to everyone that participated 🙂 Hacking Toys Into Tangible … Continue reading

06. September 2009 by Kieran
Categories: Electronics, Hacking, Physical Computing, Tangible Interfaces, Video Games | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Atari 2600 Study

At the moment I’m reading ‘Racing The Beam‘, an in-depth study of Atari’s VCS console from 1977 (renamed the 2600 in 1982). The book traces the systems history and talks about how it’s game designers creatively worked around the machines … Continue reading

20. May 2009 by Kieran
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Bionic Roshambo on Arcade Heroes

Many thanks to Arcade Heroes for featuring my Bionic Roshambo game on their blog. I definately recommend adding their site to your rss feed, an excellent resource. https://videopress.com/v/wp-content/plugins/video/flvplayer.swf?ver=1.21

08. October 2008 by Kieran
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Octocky 8bit Improvo

A musical creation game from 1986 by Toshio Iwai, who created Electroplankton and most recently the Tenori-On for Yamaha. Octocky was released on the Famicom Disk System, the Japanese version of the 8-Bit NES console. The syncing of music, visuals … Continue reading

05. March 2008 by Kieran
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History of Zelda Documentary

‘Zelda No Video’ is a documentary about Nintendo’s ‘Legend of Zelda‘ series by Enterbrain in Japan. It was made in 2003 but was never officially translated into English. However earlier this year Zentendo released a fansub of the documentary, which … Continue reading

14. October 2007 by Kieran
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FÍS07 – Dundalk IT Multimedia Exhibition

This week Dundalk IT’s department of Music & Creative media held it’s fifth annual multimedia exhibition. On display were interactive projects from the 3rd and 4th year multimedia degree students. The teams did a great job, their imagination and hard … Continue reading

16. June 2007 by Kieran
Categories: Arduino, Design, Tangible Interfaces, Video Games | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Rock, Scissors, (Research) Paper

DKIT’s Department of Music & Creative Media recently held it’s 4th Annual Research Colloquium. Nine papers were presented by students and staff, ranging from the effects of social networking sites on peoples lives to the middle east conflict. I made … Continue reading

07. May 2007 by Kieran
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