Building the Map- NEXT: Part 3

So due to extenuating circumstances, I wasn’t able to finish my Mission Design Document for submission but that doesn’t mean I won’t finish it.  After answering some key questions in PART 2 I worked on figuring out what the exterior and interior layouts would look like and how players would move through these spaces. First […]

Picking it Apart – NEXT: Part 2

I’ve spent some time, probably too much, poking holes in my design trying to make sure that what I have is A) worth keeping and B) Has meaning within the level and is not superfluous. To do that I’ve asked myself the following questions (most of which come from the NEXT document). What is the […]

Advancing the Level- Drop Dead Gorgeous

This log has been a long time coming. For the past 3 months, I have been working on implementing and creating art for our level as well as completely redesigning the level. I started by going back to our original grey box. What worked: It allowed the player to climb vertically and explore the world, […]

Narrative Weenies – Drop Dead Gorgeous

What are Weenies? The “weenie” is an architectural concept named by Disney Imagineering. The “weenies” are visual magnets that are meant to draw the attention of theme park guests from one area to another. The idea is that no matter where you are in the park there will always be something of interest in view […]