Greetings my retro friends! A couple of weeks ago, I joined the talented folks at Koryu Studios to work on Shotgun Samurai, our brand-new retro FPS. They are very talented individuals and I'm proud to be a member of their team. The concept artist has been busy pumping out some great artwork, as you can… Continue reading I joined Koryu Studios as a level designer!
Greetings my fellow retro gamers! The second episode of Neon Viper News comes a bit early and unexpected but with good reason! Not only do I want to let you know that I've started streaming the playthrough of Hard Reset Redux on Twitch, there's still a 90% discount on the game through Steam! In the… Continue reading Neon Viper News #2: Hard Reset Redux stream and 90% discount on Steam
During my latest Twitch live level design streams I've been working on the first map of the second episode of my Doom II project called Annie. I've recorded a small fast-forwarded video of the map building process. There's still lots of work to do but the map is really taking shape and I'm very pleased… Continue reading Progress report on Annie: Episode 2
MMDCXIV, or simply 2614 if we convert the Roman numerals, is a large and beautiful map for Doom II featuring a cyberpunk theme. The mastermind behind this piece of art is one of my Twitch followers called Zanieon. It took him about 4 months of work (hiatuses not included) to finish this map, which will… Continue reading Operation: MMDCXIV (Doom II)
Today during the live level design session, I've managed to add a large chunk to the map and was able to interconnect two large areas. In the screenshot below, you see an overview of the map as it is now. The greyboxing part is nearing its final stages. Once that's done, I can create my… Continue reading An overview of my Quake II map
Unfortunately I had to end the previous level design stream early because of some internet connection problems. Fortunately, these issues were resolved and today we could continue work on my Quake II cyberpunk map. I did some touching up on an older part of the map but I also worked on an entire new section… Continue reading Today’s stream result of my Quake II cyberpunk themed map
In celebration of the annual Blocktober month, I've made this 10-minute fast forwarded video where I block out a section of my Quake II map that's still in an early development phase. The real-time level design session took me about 45 minutes. If you have absolutely no idea what I'm talking about, blocking out levels… Continue reading Blocktober: Quake II