Students using Corona are BAFTA finalists

Students using Corona are BAFTA finalists

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the finalists of this year’s Young Game Designer competition: http://ygd.bafta.org/winners-nominees/2018

Three students taught by Corona developer Ian Masters entered their Corona-made apps and all three were selected as Top-10 finalists in the 10-14 year old “Game Making” category. There were around 3,500 submissions. A fourth student was selected as a Top-10 finalist in the 10-14 “Game Concept” category.

Ian Masters, an indie developer and the creator of QuizTix (an acclaimed series of quiz games made in Corona), teaches these students part-time using Corona. Masters said “Lua is such a great learning language for kids, and thanks to powerful development tools like Corona they can use it to make releasable cross-platform games”.

Check them out:

Note: “T-rex Need Eat: Type Real Weird Words” is also available for MacOS and HTML5 from itch.io at: https://whisked.itch.io/trex

Rob Miracle
rob@coronalabs.com

Rob is the Developer Relations Manager for Corona Labs. Besides being passionate about helping other developers make great games using Corona, he is also enjoys making games in his spare time. Rob has been coding games since 1979 from personal computers to mainframes. He has over 16 years professional experience in the gaming industry.

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