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Game dev faculty surviving school-from-home


Wow, it’s been twenty thousand years since I last posted, but I have seen a lot of complaints from non game dev faculty about how difficult work from home situation is, now that COVID-19 virus has taken over our lives. The faculty of Benilde’s Game Dev strongly believe in still delivering the education we promised our students and their parents, and so far, I think we’ve been doing well. Most of my classes have had complete attendance, with the exception of Quality Assurance and the special More >

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Award-Winning Student Projects


Because I no longer have enough time to actually update the blog, this post will be updated around twice a year instead.

This is a list of all the capstone projects I’ve handled from 2013 onwards. Basically teams whose projects I have seen struggle from the ground up. The fights, the drama, the sabaw-ness, the heartaches, insecurities, pressure. I would like to acknowledge these projects and people who pushed the limits of my own advising imagination, as well as the standards of the school. More >


Student Project: Ch4nge


PROJECT NAME: Ch4nge (Capstone/Thesis) ROLE: Capstone Adviser STUDENTS: Jennifer Nicole Asia, Patricia Lopez, John Miguel Abejero, CJ Nicole Francisco, Ma. Alissandra Louise Ong, Heidi Tibunsay INSTITUTION: De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde FINALIST: Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 Nationals



The Team

Getting into the Microsoft Imagine Cup National Finals was quite a daunting task for this group. It was pure pressure. In fact, the guys had had so many game changes, restarting from scratch More >


Student Project: Cutout


PROJECT NAME: Cutout (Capstone/Thesis) ROLE: Capstone Adviser STUDENTS: Cecile Reine S. Cabrera, Mark Stephen F. Cruz, Andrezon A. Ferrer, Jihan Mae R. Rodriguez, Karlene Gail R. Valmonte, Pauline R. Wen INSTITUTION: De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde WINNER: Capstone 1 People’s Choice Award (May 2015) DOWNLOAD: Cutout

The Team

This team was from the Benilde batch that had a weird reputation of not wanting to participate in competitions. To my utter delight, I found out that there was a More >


Student Project: Hexscape


PROJECT NAME: Hexscape (Capstone/Thesis) ROLE: Capstone Adviser STUDENTS: Lorianne Halago, Cristjan Lazar, Sheryl Lim, Anna Navarro, Erin Yap, Jamaica Balbin INSTITUTION: De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde WINNER: Best Capstone 2 (December 2014) DOWNLOAD: Hexscape (Xbox controller required)


The Team Returns + New Member

This is the same team that handled Limbones, another capstone project that won in the Philippine Game Festival 2014. A new addition to the team, artist Jamaica Balbin, More >

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