# Dane Perry Svendsen

Game programmer, game development graduate and all-around code enthusiast.
Programming lead on LVL², awarded Best Student Game at The Game Awards 2017.

Level Squared

LVL² (Level Squared) is a geometry-bending puzzle platformer based around 'projecting' the size and location of objects relative to your own. Originally created as part of Swinburne's Capstone program for final-year students, LVL² was exhibited at PAX Aus and went on to win the inaugural Best Student Game award at The Game Awards 2017.


HACK THE PLANET is an experimental top-down shooter with a control scheme built around stereotypical hacker-style keyboard mashing. The game was first unveiled at Bar SK's WIP Wednesday in February 2018 and is now available for free on itch.io!

#CensusFail 2016: A Comedy of Errors

This lengthy article was originally published on my blog way back in 2016. At the time, Australia had just suffered through a spectacularly unsuccessful national census, the first to ever be conducted online, and I felt compelled to document the aftermath. Join me, for a deep dive into how things went so very wrong...

Other Cool Things

I've worked on quite a few small projects over the years - some for uni, some for fun. One of my favourites is Prayer or Slayer, a short browser game written in JS. If you like, you can have a look at some of my older projects.