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It is envisaged that within the next 10 years. the Technological University Dublin (DIT), Ireland’s largest third level university, will move to a new campus in Grangegorman, located in the north inner city of Dublin This site is currently being used as a hospital. It has twelve listed buildings and is located in a densely populated urban community. This paper describes how the Crytek 3D Game engine is being used to create a game MOD (modification) of the current hospital site, how it will be used in the construction and public consultation process of the new campus and how students in the DIT are learning computer science in an new way.
McAtamney, Hugh and O'Shea, Brendan and Mtenzi, Fredrick Japhet: Using the Crytek game engine in the Technological University Dublin. 7th International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Educational & Serious Games,CNBDI at Magelis, Angoulême, France, 28-30th. November, 2005.