- A COMIC BASED GAME BY CAT PAVELL -
Balsam’s Island is a game combining my love for illustration and comics with my knowledge of game creation. Each level begins/ends with a comic serving as a cut scene.
Help Balsam and his friends on their mission to save ocean animals.
Comics from the Game
Thesis Evolution Story
The curation of my thesis has been a rollercoaster. I began class in late August 2019. We had been told previously to come to class with a blank slate, no ideas or prep, so that we could spend the semester creating a collection of ideas of which to then pick the strongest. However, things went a little differently...
What has my Thesis Become?
After many months of iterating, ideating, and finding my way through my thesis journey, I finally figured it out. By midterm of the second semester I was on a new path, and had planned a game that was divided into chapters using comics between mini games. Then, my plans hit a bump...
How COVID-19 Affected My Final Semester
...This trip was much different than just six days earlier. The airports were emptier than ever. I waited for hours in DC where all the airport restaurants were closed. I finally landed in New York for the last time. I returned home to an empty apartment. I packed up all of my belongings, leaving what I could behind. I saw only one of my three roommates on my way out and said goodbye, still thinking there was a possibility we would all return for graduation. I once again left without being able to say goodbye to anyone else. Taking off the next morning I watched my city shrink into the distance...