Havok™ Physics Innovation Contest Winners

Havok Physics Innovation Contest Winners


Thanks to all the participants and congratulations to the following entries who were selected by our panel of judges. They get to take home the following cash and hardware prizes:

Category 1 - Most Innovative Use of Physics in a Game

Several of the winners are also attending GDC this week, let us know on the contest forum if you would like to meet them.

Category 2 - Best Physics Knowledge Base Entry

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Most Innovative Use of Physics in a Game – Category 1 Winners



Winning demos in this category demonstrate new and unique ways for a player to interact with a game through different uses of physics.

 

First Place: Creo Forma by Michael Peddicord | [ Download Demo 19.6MB ]

 Creo Forma by Michael Peddicord


Second Place: Derby Attack by Matias Nazareth Goldberg | [ Download Demo 64.3MB ]

 Derby Attack by Matias Nazareth Goldberg


Third Place: Breaking the Rules by Ricardo Rosapepe | [ Download Demo 189MB ]

  Breaking the Rules by Ricardo Rosapepe


Irish University Student Prize : Rag Cat by Simon Coulter and Liam Rudel | [ Download Demo 73MB ]

 Rag Cat by Simon Coulter

 

Category 2 Winners: Best Physics Knowledge Base Entry


Winning knowledge base entries in this category are technical content that shares the winner’s knowledge of game physics with the rest of the game developer community.

First Place: Introduction to Soft Body Physics by Skeel Keng-Siang Lee | Download [ File 1 ] [ File 2 ] [ File 3]

 Introduction to Soft Body Physics by Skeel Keng-Siang Lee


Second Place: Optimizing a Continuous Rectangle – Rectangle Collision Test by Matias Nazareth Goldberg | Download [ File 1 ]

  Optimizing a Continuous Rectangle – Rectangle Collision Test by Matias Nazareth Goldberg

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