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Location: Room 2009, West Hall
Date: Friday, March 23
Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Educators Summit, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!
Format: Sponsored Session
Vault Recording: Not Recorded
Audience Level: All
This lecture explores various aspects and constraints of developing a large-scale MMO. Speakers will talk about some of the challenges they faced and various techniques that have been implemented to overcome those challenges for the MMORPG, Black Desert Online where many characters interact with each other in a massive open world. They will cover a number of topics including character customization, resource management, memory optimization, rendering techniques, etc., and explain why these methods were chosen for Black Desert Online.
Attendees will learn about the successes and failures the team experienced and important lessons they want to share from the development process of the MMORPG, Black Desert Online and also the live service of the game.
Programmers and game designers who are interested in learning about how to develop a large-scale open world game with massive in-game resources and players.