Naman Merchant

 

Education

Languages

Efficiency

Game Engines

MUGEN

Programming Languages

C#

C++

Python

Fortran

HLSL

Action Script

2.0, 3.0

Java

Platforms

Art Software

Sound Design

Project Management

Miscellaneous

Hobbies

Sketching

 

Reading & Writing (Mostly Fantasy)

 

Music:

  • Piano

  • Guitar

HEMA: Historic Martial Arts (Sword Fighting)

Sports

  • Swimming

  • Table Tennis

  • Cricket

  • Tennis

  • Football

 

Movies and TV Shows


Travelling & Exploring

Achievements

IGDA SCHOLAR GDC 2019

• Awarded a scholarship and travel stipend to attend GDC 2019, San Francisco.

PhD Studentship

• My PhD was 100% funded with tuition fees and a monthly stipend while being an international student.


YOU ARE BEING FOLLOWED

BAFTA for Young Game Developers (YGD) 2016 for the Concept.
BBC, ITV and TayFM interviewed me for the game at Abertay University in September 2018.
( https://youtu.be/bt6sERK0eXA )

Hakuna's Fire

  • Awarded the FICCI Frames BAF Award 2016 for the Student Game Category.

  • Nominated for Nasscom GDC Student Game of the year 2015 as one of the best 5 game.

  • Selected as one of the top 20 games by Game Hack at Pocket Gamers Connect India 2016.

 

Ripples Through Time

  • Selected as one of the Top 10 games at BYOG 2015.

Global Counterfeit

  • Won the 3rd Abertay Serious Game Jam 2017 in collaboration with INTERPOL and IIPCIC.

At Rubika Supinfogame:

  • Awarded for Academic Excellence for overall performance in the 2nd Year.