Game Grumps characters

Rui Trindade 3D, Featured

The Game Grumps are a YouTube Let’s Play channel, focused around game commentary and improv comedy. They are comprised by a number of hosts, several of which are connected to art in some way or another – either through digital art, animation, or music. Their main show is hosted by Arin Hanson (aka Egoraptor) and Dan Avidan, and for quite …

Fragments of Laura

Rui Trindade 3D, Animation, Featured, Game

Fragments of Laura is a location-based experience that gives users the chance to discover seven specific locations of Funchal through storytelling. Developed by a multidisciplinary team at Madeira Interactive Technology Institute, this project’s goal is to enhance the tourists’ experience, providing them with an entertaining way to explore some of Funchal locations and learn about Madeiran culture. Together with Há-vita, …

The Price of Freedom

Rui Trindade Featured, Game

“January, 1960. The US is deep in Cold War with Russia, and nuclear war seems eminent, when Benjamin Miller breaks into CIA research facilities, stealing valuable Chemical Weapons research. You are Agent Zero. Your mission: assassinate Miller and protect this information from falling into enemy hands. What seems like a straight forward mission soon takes a dark turn as you …

Blending

Rui Trindade 3D, Animation

“Blending” is a 3D animated short developed by team PRISM, a Master of Entertainment Technology (MET) team at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) for the Spring semester of 2015. The team is composed by me, Ingrid Ecker, Marco Vieira, Paulo Bala and Sandra Olim. We wanted to create an experience that depicted a problem that is present in our …

Levada Story

Rui Trindade 3D, Animation, Featured, Game

“Levada Story” is a safety campaign created by Team Firecrest for the Civil Protection of Madeira, over a semester in my Masters of Entertainment Technology. The team was composed by me, Luís Ferreira, Paulo Bala, Rui Rela and Sandra Olim. In Madeira island, every year, thousands of tourists hike along levadas, old irrigation channels that have been converted to footpaths. …

Planet Voltage

Rui Trindade 3D, Featured, Game

“Planet Voltage” is an educational game/interactive installation created by Team FuseBox for Museu Casa da Luz, a science museum in Funchal, over a semester in my Masters of Entertainment Technology. The team was composed by myself, Dome Pongmongkol, Luís Ferreira and Paulo Bala. Given the goal to motivate changes in energy consumption habits in children, we created an interactive story-based game …

Floatopia

Rui Trindade 3D, Game

“Floatopia” was crated during the Fall semester at the Entertainment Technology Center, as part of the Building Virtual Worlds course. It was developed over a period of three weeks by a team of 4 students: me (3D art and animation), Fiona Jiayue Yu (2D art and concept design), Christian Karrs (programmer and producer) and Shashank Kiramkonda (Co-producer and sound designer). …