Game Center Alumni Fall ’21 released!

Releases continue to arrive from NYU Game Center alumni! The summer and fall of 2021 saw Steam launches, successful Kickstarters, and more and more NYU Game Center games take over the market. Many of these games started in the NYU Game Center classrooms and have continued to develop in different ways!

Find the links below to download and play all of these amazing games!

Out now!

Moncage of Dong Zhou & Yijia Chen (MFA ’19) – Available now on Steam!

Moncage is a unique puzzle adventure game where you explore a fascinating world trapped inside a mysterious cube. With each face displaying a unique scene, you’ll have to take advantage of the illusions and uncover the hidden links to solve the puzzle.

Moncage was developed as Dong & Yijia’s Masters of Fine Arts thesis and won numerous awards including Best Gameplay at the 2019 Intel University Game Showcase and Innovation in Experience Design at the 2019 IndieCade Festival.

The Dice of Maya by Jonah Gaynor, Snippy Nguyen (BFA ’19) – Available now on Steam!

Maya’s Dice is a 2D puzzle-based RPG using the stunning dice game, Liar’s Dice, as a unique and dynamic combat mechanic. Players experience a cyberpunk world and a narrative that challenges individual morals and core values. Maya’s Dice was Jonah & Snippy’s BFA Capstone project.

Successful kickstarters!

Loddlenaut by Ricardo Escobar & Jin-Young Sohn (MFA ’20) – Kick !

Play as an interstellar guardian sent to clean up a polluted ocean planet. Reuse marine debris and take care of alien axolotl-like creatures!

Loddlenaut was Ricardo & Jin-Young’s Master of Fine Arts thesis project and received the 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant for Science-Based Games to continue production after graduation.

The Pasta Tarot by Jeff Petriello (MFA ’19) & Rob Truglia – Kick !

0h done! You’ve never seen a deck like this. The Pasta Tarot reinvents modern tarot through the delicious world of pasta and Italian-American tradition.

The Tarot of Pasta was presented in Eater! Read an interview with Jeff and Rob on their inspiration, design process, and pasta philosophy here. The Pasta Tarot is an independent project of former MFA and Adjunct Professor Jeff Petriello.

Wish List on Steam

BIRFIA by Suyi Diao, Chang Li, Dannan Wen, Yiren Wang, Tammy Ma, Jin U (MFA ’20) – Wish List on Steam!

BIRFIA is a competitive local cooperative multiplayer board game for 2-4 players. Slash your opponents and send them out of the arena in a variety of creative, risky, and unexpected ways, but be careful not to kill yourself or your teammates in the chaos! BIRFIA was born from the MFA thesis project of RTEmit Studio!

Loddlenaut by Ricardo Escobar & Jin-Young Sohn (MFA ’20) – Wish List on Steam!

Play as an interstellar guardian sent to clean up a polluted ocean planet. Reuse marine debris and take care of alien axolotl-like creatures!

Loddlenaut was Ricardo & Jin-Young’s Master of Fine Arts thesis project and received the 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant for Science-Based Games to continue production after graduation.