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In the spring of 2012, I began working on a fantasy story in which people develop supernatural-like powers relating in some way to the natural world. These abilities are called uurha (pronounced “oor-rah,” with a slight roll on the R), and while most people are predisposed to at least one kind of uurha naturally, others can be learned if hard work and study is applied. However, few people take the time to pursue anything other than the uurha that comes most naturally.
The story’s protagonist, Madame Dibi, has concluded that the society of Virdith has been poisoned with laziness, and most of its citizens are beyond redemption. She’s made it her mission to eradicate anyone that she deems unworthy of their life.
Project Length: 20 Weeks (10/16/12 – 3/12/13)
Team: Rotten Ideas (5 Members)
My Roles: Concept art, Story, Level Design, Character Development, Set Pieces, NPCs, Easter Eggs
End Product: Game Demo
In the winter of 2012/13, I was part of a game design team called Rotten Ideas. Over the course of 20 weeks, we developed Shape’Scape, a multi-character puzzle-platformer. I was responsible for the story, character designs, facial expressions, NPCs, set piece assets, and about 30-40% of the level design. I also participated in the overall concepting of the game, but that was a shared process amongst the entire team.