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Antichamber: Three Years of Hardcore Iteration


Antichamber was originally released as a mod for Unreal Tournament 3 in 2009. The core puzzles, mechanics and base themes were all in place. But what worked as a free mod had some serious issues when making the transition to a standalone commercial game. This talk will provide an in-depth analysis of the several years of refinement that went into turning an abstract experiment into an independent hit.

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  • GDC 2014
  • Alexander Bruce
  • Antichamber
  • free content
  • Design
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