b"O penD OOrn urserys chOOl W yOmingp resbyterianc hurch 432 W yOminga ve , illburn mPlay. Imagine. Discover.Enroll now for 2021-22. Call Alethea Randazzafor more informationat 973-376-9303. opendoornurseryschool.comSappington hosted weekly meetings in his basement and notes that the focus of the meetings wasnt about developing and coding so much as it was focused on team building and touching base. dentstowhomSappingtonpitchedpington explains, because they design his video game idea was Thomas Cul- what the game will look like.hane. A member of the robotics team,AfterassemblingtheEyesight ofwhichSappingtonwascaptain,Technologies team, Sappington hosted Culhane signed onto the project fromweekly meetings in his basement. We thebeginning.WhenIfirstjoinedareproudtobetheauthenticbase-the team, we were working on a differ- ment startup, he says, noting that the ent game called FWT [Fallen World'sfocus of the meetings wasnt about de-Traveller] and I was programming forveloping and coding so much as it was that,saysCulhane,whowouldgofocused on team building and touch-on to do programming and game de- ing base. The important thing about sign for Conundrum, the video gamemaking a game is you have all these SappingtonsEyesightTechnologiesmovingparts.Youhavemusicians, would eventually release. Sappingtonyou have programmers, you have writ-has high praise for his programmers,ers, you have everything under the sun whom he calls the backbone ofit,inthattheymakethe game.Theymakethefunc-tionality of the game.Anotherfellowstudent who joined Eyesight Technolo-gies was Sky Garcia. As an art-ist, Garcia was integral to the developmentofthegameby producingthecharacterart. Ithinkmostofthepeople who join Eyesight are kind of nerds,Garciasays,andthe teammeshedreallywell. Garcia drew the art on a pro-gram, then made it transparent before sending it to Sapping-ton,adding,Iwouldmake theminaprogramonmy computerandsendthemto Wesley and he would pixelate them because thats the style of the game. Its a role that wasTop: Sky Garcia working on a game image of a critical to the project. The art- goblin. Above: Will Kliment creating an early ren-dition of The Minotaur, the main demonic enemy istsareabsolutelyvital,Sap- in Conundrum.feature story /15"