It’s #GameOn for #EarthArcade at the @LivingWithH20 Hull-timate Challenge

It is with immense excitement that we can reveal that the Energy and Environment Institute (EEI) will be sponsoring the Humbergeddon “take-off” slide at the Hull-timate Challenge obstacle course. The 10k route will snake its way through Hull City Centre on the 19th-21st October 2018, punctuated by 30 immense and challenging obstacles. Competitors will have […]

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The World Cup in VR!

You might have noticed that we love virtual reality (VR for short). We also love football (you have to if you want to lead Scunthorpe United to the Champion’s League on Football Manager). As you’d expect then, we are very excited about the news that the BBC will be showing games from the 2018 World […]

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Flood Defender – Developer Report

A few weeks ago we heard from the SEED Masters students working on developing TideBox. This post hears from another group developing Flood Defender, a gamified version of a long-standing flood risk management practical used in the Geohazards module at the University of Hull. Flood Defender will merge our hydraulic model with the Unreal 3D […]

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Games at #EGU18

The European Geoscience Union General Assembly, or EGU, is an annual meeting of geoscientists held in Vienna, Austria. At the 2017 meeting nearly 15,000 attended, with 5,000 talks and over 11,000 posters sharing the latest in scientific knowledge about our planet. The 2018 meeting promises to be extra special as it will feature the first […]

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TideBox Developer Report

TideBox is one of several development projects we have ongoing. It is being developed by Seed Software students in Computer Science, University of Hull, and they are currently working in a ‘sprint’ period where they dedicate a chunk of their time to the project. They sent us a report for the blog to summarise their […]

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