BBC History

A collaboration with Splinter Studio on the design and creation of six games for the BBC Primary History site, suitable for both KS1 and KS2 levels. Illustration and design by Studio Mundo.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/

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Environments 

Game environments were based on real life historical locations associated with the 'famous people' featured in the game. Locations included Chartwell (home of Winston Churchill), Hampton Court (Henry VIII) and the House of Commons (Churchill).

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Animation

Characters were designed to have separate, movable limbs to make animation easier. Each character had multiple facial expressions and mouth movements that could be synced with voiceover dialogue.

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