Video: Art directing a procedurally-generated dystopia of We Happy Few

How do we qualification a deliberate, cohesive art pattern for a diversion that’s procedurally generated?

That’s accurately what Compulsion Games’ Whitney Clayton lonesome in her GDC 2017 display on a art of We Happy Few, a studio’s procedurally-generated diversion set in a ’60 dystopian drug paradise.  

Clayton common an aspiring demeanour during a details and outs of We Happy Few‘s pre-production research, universe building, and prolongation challenges, articulate ultimately about how to make a procedural universe some-more engaging than those that have come before.

It was an intriguing speak that unprotected some of a strengths and weaknesses of procedural diversion pattern (at slightest when it comes to aesthetics); if we missed it in person, don’t skip your possibility to now watch it (for free!) over on the central GDC YouTube channel.

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