Dungeoneering

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Continuing the temple dungeon. First texturing and lighting passes; I’m inclined to use a different wall texture on each floor of the dungeon, changing from a smooth rock texture to something like mouldy, decayed bricks the deeper I go. The thing is lit with only torches atm, but that will change over time.

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Among my influences for this level are Bioshock (the use of circular layouts full of loops and figure eights in order to give the player more options), The Dark Eye: Drakensang (modular stuff and texturing), and probably also Tomb Raider: Anniversary (it’s hard to describe what I took from that, probably things like the pools of water and the platforming as well as the fact that the entire level will be a puzzle.)

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The torches are realtime lights; shadowmaps are doing their thing here plunging whole chunks of the level into darkness. Let’s see where this will lead. I’m liking the results so far.

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