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Senior Project - AQUA


An Underwater 3D Video Game

Senior Project: 1995-1996
Mark Cieslar, Jonathan Laff, Heather Musmanno and Scott Strbik
Boulder, CO

VR-1, Inc. develops 3D, multi-player video games for the PC market for publishers such as Merit Studios, Interactive Magic, Epicenter and Rocket Science. Much of the game development takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, where VR-1 has over 30 programmers. Over the past few years VR-1 has developed an object-oriented 3D game engine which allows one to create 3D game environments such as flight simulators, Doom-style games, and other virtual reality based applications. The goal of this project was to create the game concept and to develop an application using this technology. The game is based on piloting a submarine around an ocean environment, finding Knids (giant fish-like creatures), destroying them with lasers and torpedos, and collecting their resources. It was developed in C++ using an object-oriented approach and runs under DOS.

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