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April 26, 2017

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/10/2014

"This guy keeps trying to kill me, and I don't have a weapon."

-- Britt Clifford

The Debutante, a Jessica Rabbit look-alike in a tight pink dress, bounds through a mansion trying to stop a missile launch, all while dodging bullets and knife blades.

"This guy keeps trying to kill me, and I don't have a weapon," said Britt Clifford, 23, whose avatar, the Debutante, was shot Tuesday by a big-game hunter.

Clifford was one of several dozen people, mostly University of Central Florida students, who spent several hours playing video games at a classroom on campus. They were testing three games designed by graduate students in the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy at UCF.

Their goal: to help the creators learn what was working and what could be improved.

The games are the cyber equivalent of a thesis, said Todd Deery, academy communication and admission director.

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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