Games Lab

Purpose of Lab

In the past decades computer and console games have become increasingly important receiving an enormous amount of media exposure. In the meantime there is a huge variety of games on offer.

The Games Lab at the Faculty of Digital Media provides the facilities necessary to develop computer and console games. In the games lab all aspects of games development from the first idea to the realization can be experimented with and applied at the theoretical and applied level. These include game design, hardware development, graphic design and story development. The games lab offers excellent facilities for project work, research projects and thesis work in the area of computer and console games.

Lab Equipment

  • Whiteboards and metaplan walls
  • Many items for tinkering
  • Passive stereo projector
  • 5.1 surround sound system
  • Gaming PC
  • Wii U
  • 2 * Xbox + Kinect
  • Kinect for Windows
  • Playstation + Move
  • Ouya
  • 2 * Oculust Rift
  • Touch table
  • Emotiv Brain2Computer interface
  • Standard data projectors
  • Various tablets
  • Leap Motion sensor
  • Various games for different platforms
  • X6 single player simulator
  • 2 gaming laptops
  • Macbook Pro
  • Nintendo Switch

Room

L 2.09 Furtwangen