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The Isle: Creating a Space Worth Exploring


Below is a procedural terrarium filled with life, mystery and death. In this session, Capy creative director Kris Piotrowski will delve into the ongoing process of creating The Isle, the mysterious setting for Below. This talk will attempt to shed light on the process, and share some of challenges involved in attempting to create a game world that resonate with history, narrative and thematic meaning - all without relying on text or dialogue. Elements covered include the impact of art direction choices, the role of music & sound direction, and how research, references and personal inspirations have shaped the creation of Below's foreboding game world.

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  • GDC Europe 2014
  • Kris Piotrowski
  • CAPY
  • free content
  • Design
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