De Pont Showcase at EYE Film Museum 14 July

On July 14th, 2016, a selection of the projects submitted to De Pont film & game challenge will be showcased at the fabulous Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam! How cool is that? Time: 7.30 – 9 pm Location: Eye Film Museum More info and tickets (in Dutch): Program 10 minutes: Introduction 65 minutes: Showcases 15 minutes: Game trailers Submarine Channel presents the results of the interactive film and game challenge De Pont, a collaboration

De Pont: New projects!

We are excited to announce that a participant of De Pont challenge has created a real VR game called Attack de Pont. The game is developed by Ria Stroes, a creative coder who participated in the De Pont Hackathon, a collaboration between Lava Lab, Creative Coding Amsterdam, SubmarineChannel & Amsterdam Creative Industries Network. “I participated in one of the workshops, which was about A-Frame - a VR library for the web. On the library homepage

De Pont: New projects!

The second project to be announced is the game Otherside; a First Person Platformer in which the player has to jump from one boat to another to get to the other side of the IJ. This might seem quite easy at first, but it is pretty hard to master! The developer of Otherside was inspired by games like Frogger and Mirror's Edge. Although these two games might sound like a weird combination, it turns out to be

De Pont: New projects!

We have a couple of new projects to announce! The first project is a platform game called The Ferry and it is created by Gijs Bannenberg. Here you see a demo of this awesome

Hackaton De Pont

Last Saturday's De Pont Hackathon was a big success! Six teams made up of coders, designers and artists from all walks of life worked their b*ts off all day to produce a demo made with the 3D assets of De Pont. The concepts people came up with were pretty rad, ranging from experimental VR experiences to AR hybrids (live action mixed with 3D). We closed the event with food and drinks, followed by a showcase

Hack De Pont on April 30th !

Come and join us in Amsterdam on Saturday April 30th, 2016 for the very first Hackathon focusing on De Pont! Throughout the day, computer programmers, game designers, animators, software developers, and creative coding enthusiasts will collaborate on creating their own version of De Pont ferry journey. Get tickets! Time: 10.30 to 23.30 Location: Lava Lab (Asterdwarsweg 5, Amsterdam)   Program Hackathon (tickets sold out) 10:30 – 18:00 Places for this hackathon are limited! Buy your tickets here.

Valentine’s Day and News from De Pont – An Amsterdam Love Story

What better timing than Valentine's Day to release the demo video of Saku Saisa's game: De Pont - An Amsterdam Love Story! This is a game where the player, as a passenger of the Amsterdam ferry, must find his / her love interest on the docks in order to embark on the boat (see earlier blog post for full game description). Still in development, the game already contains important features. Before starting, the player can create

Crime and Mystery on the Amsterdam Ferry

Merijn, Hylke, Roos, Joris, Arjan, Hao, Mike, and Steven, a brand new team of participants @DePont from the Saxion Hogescholen, are working on a game where you, the user, must solve a crime mystery on the Amsterdam ferry. Your role, as ferry passenger, will be to investigate, and search for the criminal. The team is still in the early stages of developping its project, but they've already put together a stop motion synopsis video (click