University of Portsmouth - Game, set and match

October 22, 2009

A computer game produced by a University of Portsmouth academic has won a top prize at the IndieCade 2009 International Festival of Independent Games. Dan Pinchbeck, senior lecturer in the School of Creative Technologies, won first prize in the "Best World/Story" category at the festival, which showcases the work of independent game designers. He received the award for Dear Esther, which tells the story of a deserted island, a lost man, memories of a fatal crash and a book written by a dying explorer.

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