UMaine Students Develop Original Video Games

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Students in a computer programming class at the University of Maine have spent the last several weeks creating their very own video game. And today, they had the opportunity to showcase their final product to peers, industry professionals, and the public.
 
When students signed up for Computer Science 125, an introductory programming course at UMaine, many didn't know what they were getting themselves into. Last month, the more than 50 students in the class were divided into teams. The assignment: develop a video game...and the results were impressive.
Brittany Devane

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Brittany joined the WVII/WFVX team in August 2012 and quickly found a home in the sports department, where she works as a reporter and weekend anchor. She is originally from Framingham, MA and graduated cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism.

She's also the station's sideline reporter and has appeared on nationally broadcast UMaine football games, along with NESCom-aided productions of Husson Eagles' football and basketball games.

Before coming to Maine, she spent the summer of 2012 in London, working as an Olympic Correspondent for GoLocal Worcester. Previously, she was also the Boston Bruins and Hockey East intern for NESN. Adding to her intern experience, she worked on the nightly news magazine show "Chronicle" for WCVB.

She's a huge hockey fan who can usually be found around the Alfond. If she's not there, check the local football field sidelines, or the Cross Insurance Center during basketball games!

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