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Adobe Developer Summit: Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown - A Versatile Approach to Stylized Environment Art (Presented by Adobe)

Jean-Baptiste Rollin  (Lead Environment Artist, Ubisoft)

Loic Anquetil  (Senior 3D Artist, Ubisoft)

Location: Room 2020, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 18

Time: 4:10 pm - 5:10 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Sponsor Developer Summit

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All


Ubisofts Lead Environment Artist Jean-Baptiste Rollin and Senior 3D Artist Loic Anquetil will share the philosophy and the different techniques and tools that helped bring the game's environments to life. They will discuss how an indie approach and a craftsman's mindset made it possible to meet the challenges specific to the Metroidvania genre, with a small team, in a short production time frame, without compromising on artistic direction or performance. They will dive into the process of creating stylized textures in Substance 3D Designer, as well as the various pipelines put in place to facilitate asset creation.


Attendees will discover how Ubisoft brought an "indie" mindset to an AAA game, including: how stylized textures provided a strong artistic direction; the creative and technical choices answering the constraints of a Metroidvania-style game, and optimization and performance needs; and how simple, accessible tools allowed artists to focus on creativity.

Intended Audience

Artists, Game developers, Art Directors, 3D art students

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