General

A look back at 2018 and a peek into the future

To start, I wish everyone a happy 2019 and I hope that all your dreams, wishes and resolutions come true! Now that's out of the way, let's have a look at what I did in 2018 and what the plans are for the new year. What happened in 2018? The first project I completed in… Continue reading A look back at 2018 and a peek into the future

Playthroughs, Quake 2

Playthrough: Derelict facility for Quake II

From the first moment I saw Quake II in all its glory, I knew that this game was going to forever hold a place among my personal top 5. There's something about the whole story of the Strogg and the fantastic game play that really appeals to me, even to this day. Something that makes… Continue reading Playthrough: Derelict facility for Quake II

Level Design, Personal Projects, Quake 2

An overview of my Quake II map

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

Level Design, Personal Projects

Today’s stream result of my Quake II cyberpunk themed 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

Level Design, Personal Projects

Blocktober: Quake II

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

Playthroughs

Playthrough: Nightmare Orchards, a map for Quake II

Quake II has always been, and still is, one of my favorite games. To this day, I still enjoy playing through the original campaign and making my own maps for the game. Quake II has a very specific style and setting which might be restraining to some level designers as it's not easy to successfully… Continue reading Playthrough: Nightmare Orchards, a map for Quake II