Tyler Summers's Projects

Kerem B’Yavneh

May 18th, 2016

The fun and quirkiness of your favorite farming and city-building games meet the richness and vibrancy of Jewish ritual, history, and thought. Run a profitable homestead, observe festivals, learn Torah, and experience life and community in ancient Yavneh, the birthplace of modern Judaism. Kerem B’Yavneh (meaning literally “A Vineyard in Yavneh”) is a custom, collaboratively designed […]

Saving Draggy

May 18th, 2016

Your baby dragon has gone missing in this magical children’s adventure game! Targeted at kids ages 5-10, children will increase their cognition and understanding of basic financial concepts as they engage in an epic quest to save Draggy. The game is 100% free-to-play (with no in-app purchases). The game is developed by the Games for […]

Isotopolis

October 26th, 2015

“Isotopolis” is an exploratory game about the process of discovering rare isotopes. In the game, players accelerate particles and assemble new isotopes in the effort to complete the table of nuclides in a process inspired by what goes on a the nanoscopic level within a cyclotron. The game was developed in the Games for Entertainment […]

Grumpy Snowmen

January 13th, 2015

Across MSU campus, rival Big Ten schools have set up snow forts populated with Grumpy Snowmen. Help Sparty rid campus of these pesky snowmen in this whimsical game! Grumpy Snowmen is easy-to-learn, but challenging to master. How to Play: Click and Hold on Sparty Dag to Aim Release to Throw! Team: Brian Winn: Programming, Production […]

Saving with Piggy

January 6th, 2015

Give your child a jump start on their financial literacy! Saving with Piggy is an educational game that helps young children (age 2 to 5) learn about coins by feeding piggy (aka, putting coins in the piggy bank). The game features Piggy, a lovable animated piggy bank that needs help saving coins. The game is […]

Mecha Trigger

December 22nd, 2014

Mecha Trigger is a first person shooter with a twist: you type all of your commands to control your skyscraper-sized mech in a command line interface. Combat against opponents in online multiplayer or against AI opponents. Fully deck out your mech to take on your foes. Or spectate the battles from above in a helicopter. […]

Sparks of Eternity

November 14th, 2014

Sparks of Eternity is a custom, collaboratively designed game between the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at Michigan State University and the Frankel Jewish Academy. The goal of the collaboration is to create a game that motivates students to be more engaged in the Academy’s rabbinic curriculum and further make use of the […]

Foster

May 5th, 2014

In Foster you assume the role of a god in charge of a small island village. Villagers will gather food, cut down trees and build houses on their own but it is your job to keep them alive and safe from danger. Disasters will threaten the lives and happiness of your people and village events […]

Karsenal

March 16th, 2014

Karsenal is an action packed third person racing game, emphasizing customization, explosions, and environmental hazards. In Karsenal you assume the roll of a “Gladiator” who is forced to compete in races to the death by Gangs that now rule the post apocalyptic earth. In Karsenal, you will Fight against devious AI who have a craving […]

Wild Card

February 16th, 2014

Wild Card follows Jack’s journey to claim the diamond artifact that his recently deceased grandfather once hoped to find. As Jack, travel through the mines, avoid enemies and obstacles, and blow things apart in your quest for the diamond. How to Play: Use WASD keys to move, arrow keys to shoot cards. The user interface […]


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