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2D Side scroller evaluation

Final Game/Assets: Character Sprite Sheet Idea generation and design process In my research, I looked at different types sidescrolling games for inspiration. I have always been interested in sci-fi and when I realised that there aren't that many space-based platformers, I decided that I would create one. To help the development of the visual style for … Continue reading 2D Side scroller evaluation


2D Space Platformer Digital Development

Digital Asset Development Initial Character Walk Cycle Designing and creating the walk cycle Character redesign to make joints easier Character Redesign and Test 3 -   Entity design Initial Game Development Version 0.1 -Entity Development First, I imported the sprite sheets for the idle and walk animations, then I extracted each sprite frame and created a … Continue reading 2D Space Platformer Digital Development

Maya Temple Tutorial

For this task, we were asked to create a Greek-style temple using the loop cut tool. First, I created a cube primitive for the base that was squashed vertically. Then, using the loop cut tool, I created four cuts so that the top of the cube was broken up into nine sections. Next, I moved … Continue reading Maya Temple Tutorial

Introduction to 3D Design – Maya Tutorial

Basic Maya interface, tools and shortcuts The four main tools within Maya are select(Q), move(W), rotate(E) and scale(R).To create a basic shape (called a primitive) we used the Polygons tab in the 'Shelf' toolbar. There are different tabs that are each specialised for different aspects of 3d modelling and animating. For this tutorial, I started with a cube. … Continue reading Introduction to 3D Design – Maya Tutorial

2D Game Design Idea

  Mood Boards Set Design Initial Idea Board Character Design Moodboard Prop Design Moodboard Game Outline The game is set in the future on a space station. The station has been destroyed/damaged by an asteroid shower and the main computer (AI) has gone rogue and started destroying the station / killing the astronauts on board. The … Continue reading 2D Game Design Idea