Hendrik de Herdershond

  • Made: June 2014
  • Made for: Utrecht School of Arts (School assignment)
  • My fields: Concept Design, Game Design, programming, playtesting
  • Time spent: One week
  • Used products: Unity 3D, Photoshop, ScreenFlow, paper

Oh no, the sheep are running away!

The sheep are broken out! Help Hendrik the Shepherd dog get them into their barn again. But be aware of the fences: they are still wet because they got some new paint on it.

This game has been made in one week to see how it is to make a game for children of 5 to 7 years old. We didn't want to make just a plain ordinary game, so we decided to make it applied. In this case we tried to make a game where the children have to work together and learns how to do this. One child controls Hendrik the Shephard dog up and down, while the other kid barks. When a sheep is walking to the upper side, the children have to go also to the upper side and bark so the sheep will go to the middle again. But when you bark at the middle, the sheep can get scared and runs to the bottom or upper side. In the case the sheep runs against a fence it will get some paint on it. The kids have to try to avoid this, but they can't get a Game Over screen by failing to do this.

About Sven Verschoor

I am a Dutch Game Designer with a rich background. Beside making games I have been a Game Reviewer for almost a decade and I have been/am still a PR for a gaming website whereby I have contact with game studios from all over the world.

At this moment I am studying Game Design & Development at the Utrecht School of Arts (HKU) in the Netherlands.

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