This is my level for Super Mario World, made using the level editor Lunar Magic. My intention was to make a Mario level using the Nintendo level design philosophy. I’ve also wanted to have fun by making an fun and hard level for myself! This video got a commentary track that explains it all. It took around […]
It’s been more than a year than I’m working on the next Star Wars game. It’s a very big game – set across all trilogies, with single-player campaign, split screen co-op, multiplayer battles and space battles! My goal is to lead the Criterion Design team in collaboration with DICE, Motive and Lucasfilm. This involves: Craft and […]
You may have the best idea on paper, but software will show you if it is fun or not. So I started a simple challenge a while ago: write one idea of a small game mechanic every day and prototype it. The goal was to push me to learn blueprint in Unreal 4, but this […]
Back in April 2014, I went to the EA Developper Conferences in Redwood shores and did a talk about how rapid prototpying using my horrible romantic french accent. The thing is that it mostly happened by accident! A few weeks before going there, we received an email asking if we wanted to share quickly an idea or opinion for […]
Being creative is about being wrong: how many times you had a great idea and it didn’t work out? This is just part of the creative process – a big mess that you just need to embrace. The problem is that is is tiring and expensive. Designers shouldn’t just throw ideas – everyone can do […]
Company : Darkworks Project : I Am Alive Positions : Level Designer, Level Designer Technical
During the summer of 2008, I did a second internship at Darkworks as a Level Designer and as a Technical Level Designer on the production of « I Am Alive »: I hold these two posts throughout the internship.
SP117 is a Versus multiplayer map set only in one room. It features a unique challenge because it was specially designed for quick matches and pushes both Spies and Mercenaries to their limits. During this project, I held the position of Lead Level Designer. My objective was to overview the work of each level designer by making sure that they respected the overall intentions as well as the deadlines.