Interactive Environment & Level Design – Workflow/Pipeline

  Throughout the Lorenzetti Project, our team was trying to find the most efficient way of generating our ideas which in the end would help us create the final piece. We have all started with some research into the time period, the materials they might have used for bot buildings and paintings. Materials that they…

Champions of Eden – Weapon Design

For my self initiated project I am also focusing on the weapon design aspect of my project. My idea is to create weapons that would resemble the creatures in any way. The first weapon that I have designed was a Drill Gun which would be made from parts of the Sentry Miner creature. The design…

Champions of Eden – Change of plans

A few months into the self initiated project, I have decided to change my idea completely. To begin with, I wanted to create 2 characters based off animals and 2 environments that would correspond with the characters. When exploring the possibilities of what I could design I didn’t really enjoy anything that was going on…

Heritage – Heirloom Dagger

After finishing the project for the client which was in a form of a video fly-through, we as a team decided to take the project further by adding more interactive elements to the game. The current interactive element is the fact that you can move around the level, but the environment itself, lacks the interactive…

Heritage – Video Fly through

We have had a meeting with the client where we discussed some of the decisions that will help us guide the project to the end point. We have asked the clients about their preference for what they would like to see as the final product. For example a video fly through, a VR Experience, an…

Contexts – Mini-Brief 001 – Maple Story SHAMAN (creatures) – Research

Shaman – A person regarded as having access to, and influence in, the world of good and evil spirits, especially among some peoples of northern Asia and North America. Typically such people enter a trance state during a ritual, and practice divination and healing. LINK Shamans are also known for believing in the spirits of animals…

Contexts – Mini-Brief 001 – Maple Story SHAMAN (Creatures) – Brief

Maple Story SHAMAN – Creatures Maple Story is a 2D Side-Scrolling game that has been out since April 2003. Ever since then, the game has expanded massively, including new features, quests, monsters and environments. Although the main thing that always caught the attention of players were the releases of new playable classes. The game started…

Level Design – World of Level Design

Looking at the website of “World of Level Design” I have found an article titled “Why I Failed for Years at Level Design and Game Environments” The writer of the article talks about the processes of Level Design and the things you should avoid. He splits the process of level design into 4 categories. 1….

Champions of Eden – Barbarian #1

The first character that I have decided to work on is the Barbarian Bear. The reason why I chose a bear is because in my opinion, barbarians are supposed to be strong, and frightening to their enemies. They wield blunt weapons and are rather brute-like. I have currently looked at various images of barbarians in…