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Facing Our Failures: Creating 3D Environments from a 2D Legacy for 'Darkest Dungeon II'


In this session, Red Hook Studios' Lead Environment Artist, Marielle Fox, will discuss the pillars of Darkest Dungeon 2's environment art creation and how the art team established their unique workflow.nnShe will share the experiences of the team and the challenges they faced while trying to transition the 2D art style of the first Darkest Dungeon game to 3D for the sequel. They will cover various methods that the team experimented with, and how, through a few failures, they managed to develop an elegant solution that fit the project's needs and resources perfectly. nnThis presentation will also discuss various rendering and procedural generation techniques that Red Hook developed and maintained, in order to achieve the look and tone of various 3D worlds in the style of Darkest Dungeon.

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