Teach a little robot how to kill... for health!
Resistance is a computer game developed for a general audience to educate them about antibiotic resistance. In it, you play as a tiny experimental robot tasked with killing bad bacteria and preserving good bacteria. The twist: over time, the bad bacteria become resistant to your antibiotic weapon.
Patrick Price was the programmer, Angela Gao created the user interface, and I was responsible for the art and animation. Using GraphicsGale, I created frame-by-frame animations for the bacteria and microvilli, and I made the wall of background microvilli using AfterEffects. I also animated the robot with Unity's animation tools. Lastly, I made all the sound and music for the game using an online 8-bit music maker.
You can play the game on your computer here! You can also get there by clicking the following button. People really seem to get into buttons.