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Session Name Tackling Large Scale Destruction FX: Lessons Learned From Raam's Shadow DLC
Speaker(s) Francois Antoine
Company Name(s) Epic Games, Inc.
Track / Format Game Design
Overview

This presentation will introduce the various types of destruction options used in Gears of War 3's DLC Raam's Shadow and explain their specific uses, with the focus ultimately being large scale destruction effects. We'll look at gameplay implications, various optimization techniques and efficiency cheats, followed by what makes destruction in games look good. Finally we'll dive into cross-departmental destruction tasks, where communication is key.

GDC 2012

Francois Antoine

Epic Games, Inc.

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