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Session Name: Authoring Tools Framework: Open Source from Sony's Worldwide Studios (Presented by Sony Computer Entertainment America)
Speaker(s): Ron Little
Company Name(s): Sony Computer Entertainment America
Track / Format: Programming

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Authoring Tools Framework (ATF) is a set of C#/.NET components for making game development tools on Windows. ATF has been in development for over 8 years and has been used to make many custom tools such as Naughty Dog's level editor and shader editor for The Last of Us, Guerrilla Game's sequence editor for Killzone: Shadow Fall, an animation blending tool at Santa Monica Studios, a level editor at Bend Studio, a visual state machine editor for Quantic Dream, and many others. After many years of proprietary releases, ATF is now being released as an open source project on GitHub.

GDC 2014

Ron Little

Sony Computer Entertainment America

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