Factsheet

Developer:
Influent
Based in Burbank, Los Angeles

Founding date:
February 2014

Website:
playinfluent.com

Press / Business contact:
contact@threeflip.com

Social:
Steam: Influent
twitter.com/playinfluent
instagram.com/playinfluent
r/influent
twitch.tv/threeflipstudios
youtube.com/threeflipstudios

Releases:

Address:
Three Flip Studios
3900 W Alameda Ave Ste 1200
Burbank, Ca 91505-4316

Phone:
+1 559-762-2362

Description

Focusing primarily on vocabulary acquisition and proper pronunciation, Influent is a fresh take on learning a new language through exploring a fully interactive 3D environment where absolutely everything can be selected, studied, and learned.

History

Description

The game even manages to incorporate both Adjectives and Verbs by attaching them to nouns they are associated with like a Red Apple or to Read a Book. In this way, players will be able to easily recall these words by association. Although Influent doesn’t offer grammar instruction currently, the developer, Rob Howland, has his sights set on making future installments in the form of episodic releases, should the game’s sales provide enough funding to hire the necessary help (artists, programmers, translators, etc).

History

Influent was originally developed as part of a research project at the Entertainment Computing Laboratory at the University of Tsukuba in Japan. Research funding was provided by the Monbukagakusho (MEXT), also known as the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan. Upon completion of the research term, funding from a successful Kickstarter Campaign aided in Influent’s completion. Influent successfully passed Steam Greenlight in January 2014, following the full release on March 20, 2014 on the Steam Store and Humble Store.

Projects


Videos

Influent Cinematic Intro YouTube

Language Learning Game Influent | Gameplay Trailer YouTube

Influent Kickstarter Video YouTube


Images

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There are far more images available for Influent, but these are the ones we felt would be most useful to you. If you have specific requests, please do contact us!


download logo files as .zip (4MB)
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Awards & Recognition

  • "Award nominee for Best Use of Engagement Techniques in Education" - GSummit, 2014

Selected Articles

  • "Review: Influent"
    - – Lee Cooper, Hardcore Gamer
  • "Influent – A Fun Supplement to Language Learning"
    - Joseph Rowe, Gameskinny
  • "Rob Howland’s Influent is by far the most engaging language learning tool, with great interaction and visual presentation."
    - Ron, NoobFeed
  • "Speaking fluent goat"
    - Shaun A. Noordin, The Star Online
  • "Análisis Influent. Aprende hasta 10 idiomas con un método muy divertido"
    - Jose Antonio Marín López, TecnoSlave
  • "Influent Review"
    - Harrie Bailey, GameGrin

Team & Repeating Collaborator

Rob Howland
Game Designer, Developer, Founder

Dan “Tsukasa” Elvins
3D Art Assets

Emily Olmstead
Art, Modelling & Texturing

Lifeformed
SoundTrack

Magnus Nygaard
Sound Design

Anthony Prusakowski
Web, Marketing

Tim Tello
Business Development, Marketing


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks