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Technical Artist Summit: 'LEGO® Star Wars™: Castaways': Building an All-Brick World

Andrei Ichim  (Studio Technical Art Expert , Gameloft)

Frederick Taillon  (Senior Graphics Programmer, Gameloft)

Location: Room 3005, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 21

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

This session will take a deep dive into how the team at Gameloft created a large-scale, full-brick LEGO world on a mobile platform, and how a small team developed new processes, pipelines, tools, and rendering solutions to overcome this new challenge. They will showcase some key decisions on how they generated terrain and other large background assets that required millions of LEGO bricks.


Attendees will learn a handful of techniques and solutions that they worked out to tackle massive geometric details in a production pipeline geared toward a mobile game.

Intended Audience

This is for 3D environment artists, technical artists, and graphic programmers. No prerequisite knowledge is necessary.