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Devin Morse, independent game developer at CU 26 Feb 2015

Son of CU art professor is now working as animator for independent game called "Jump Tanks" under lead designer Casey Holtz, who worked on various Tomb Raider games.
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By Kasey Ricketts
News from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY -Independent game developer Devin Morse, son of Campbellsville University assistant professor of art William Morse, will be at Campbellsville University as a guest speaker at 1pmCT/2pmET, on Thursday, February 26, 2015, in classroom 102 of the Art Building, 205A University Drive, Campbellsville. The presentation will last approximately one hour.with a session open to the public.


Morse is working as an animator for the independent game called "Jump Tanks" under lead designer Casey Holtz, who worked on various Tomb Raider games.

He has also studied under various industry game developers such as David Goodwine and Steven Goodale. Goodwine's credits include "The Mexican" starring Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts and "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King PC Game." Goodale has worked on several 3DO games such as "Army Men: Sarge's Heroes."

Morse is also the lead developer for two independent games in development: "The Initiative" for PC and "DAM! The Official Anti-Beaver Game" for mobile. He has also created a short online game, "Steel Rain," that can be played on Newgrounds.com.

Morse earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Game Design at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA.

Morse will also speak in his father's Understanding Art class on Wednesday, Feb. 25. He has a brother, Devin, who is a junior at Campbellsville University.

"Digital gaming design is an area that students are really quite interested in learning about now," Linda Cundiff, chair of the CU Department of Art and professor of art, said.



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