07 January 2018

The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom

The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom is an award-winning kingdom building strategy game. Players create a kingdom with fortified towns and small villages where settlers produce goods. The military, economic, and research systems allow players to play the way they want. Beyond the game campaign, customizable maps, downloadable expansions and player-generated content guarantee wide-ranging experiences.

Key Features

  • Rich building and production system with brand-new graphics engine and AI.
  • "Choose your way to play" strategy system: Unleash shear military power, develop superior technologies, or become the richest player on the map.
  • Deep social networks integration: Invite friends from Facebook to compete with you, share your achievements and victories in real time on Twitter.

Responsibilities

  • Research and documentation for landscape and doodads.
  • Documentation and advice for campaign accessibility, learnability and balancing.
  • Visual creation of special sectors (Monasteries, Ports, Tradeposts) that were used in many maps
  • First Playable Prototype multiplayer level: Gameplay design, level art, rapid iterative prototyping, final gameplay and art
  • Numerous test levels before final level production phase: Gameplay design, level art design, rapid iterative prototyping, gameplay and art tests
  • Gameplay design, level art design, rapid iterative prototyping, gameplay and art tests for multiple final level campaign missions and multiplayer levels.

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    StarCraft II: Primal Ascension

    StarCraft II: Primal Ascension is a co-op map for the award-winning Real-Time-Strategy game StarCraft II.  It was my entry for the Rock the Cabinet 2017 contest by Blizzard and won third place.

    Key Features

    • Randomized encounters and boss fights.
    • Original story about the corrupted Primal Pack Ascendants of Zerus. They seek to drain Dehaka's eggs to become the new Primal Pack Leaders.
    • High quality terrain.
    • Playable in two-player co-operative mode.
    • Original voice acting by George Exley.
    • Free to play for everyone on the StarCraft II Arcade.

    How To Play

    Anyone who owns the free StarCraft II Starter Edition can play the map. Simply start StarCraft II, go to the Arcade tab, type in "Primal Ascension".

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    NA Server: Link | EU Server: Link | Asia Server: Link | SE Asia Server: Link


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    StarCraft II: Shadow of the Xel'Naga

    StarCraft II: Shadow of the Xel'Naga is a custom campaign for the award-winning Real-Time-
    Strategy game StarCraft II. Each map is unique and based on a different sub-genre of strategy games. Additionally the campaign offers co-operative gameplay. All maps can be played alone or with a friend. The story is based on the eponymous StarCraft novel, written by Gabriel Mesta.

    Key Features

    • 7 highly varied maps, based on a different sub-genres of strategy games. Multiple types of objectives, units, and abilities per map.
    • Story based on the novel Shadow of the Xel'Naga: A violent storm uncovers an ancient xel'naga artifact on the colony planet Bhekar Ro. All hell breaks loose when this temple calls hostile aliens.
    • High quality terrain and cinematics, supported by many custom assets.
    • Playable in single-player or two-player co-operative mode on 4 difficulty levels.
    • Available in English and German
    • Free to play for everyone on the StarCraft II Arcade.

    How To Play

    Anyone who owns the free StarCraft II Starter Edition can play any map of the campaign. Simply start StarCraft II, go to the Arcade tab, type in "Shadow of the Xel'Naga" or "sotx" in the search tab and you can select any of the 7 maps to create a new game. It is recommended that you start with "Chapter 1: Welcome to Bhekar Ro".

    Direct Links

    US Server: Mission 1 | Mission 2 | Mission 3 | Mission 4 | Mission 5 | Mission 6 | Mission 7

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    WarCraft III: The Last Guardian

    WarCraft III: The Last Guardian is my third custom campaign for the award-winning Real-Time-Strategy game WarCraft III. The focus lies on puzzle solving and immersive storytelling. The story is based on the eponymous WarCraft novel, written by Jeff Grubb.

    Key Features

    • 7 single-player maps with point & click adventure gameplay and 3 cinematic maps.
    • Solve puzzles by using/combining items or talking to NPCs.
    • Story based on the novel The Last Guardian: The epic tale of the powerful wizard Medivh and his struggle against the malice within him, and how it changed the world forever.
    • High quality terrain and cinematics, supported by many custom assets.
    • Free to play for all owners of WarCraft III and The Frozen Throne.

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    WarCraft III: Day of the Dragon

    WarCraft III: Day of the Dragon is my second custom campaign for the award-winning Real-Time-Strategy game WarCraft III. It features a mix of RTS and RPG elements and a variety of choices the player can make. The story is based on the eponymous WarCraft novel, written by Richard A. Knaak.

    Key Features

    • 11 single-player maps with RPG and RTS gameplay and 4 cinematic maps.
    • Initial class selection, a morality system for optional quests, and an alternate ending offer a chance for multiple playthroughs.
    • Story based on the novel Day of the Dragon: The epic tale of the human mage Rhonin, helping the Dragon Aspects against their former ally Deathwing the Destroyer.
    • High quality terrain and cinematics, supported by many custom assets.
    • Free to play for all owners of WarCraft III and The Frozen Throne.

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    06 January 2018

    WarCraft III: Lord of the Clans

    WarCraft III: Lord of the Clans is my first custom campaign for the award-winning Real-Time-Strategy game WarCraft III. It features a mix of RTS and RPG elements and focuses heavily on the story of Thrall, the protagonist. The story is based on the eponymous WarCraft novel, written by Christie Golden.

    Key Features

    • 10 single-player maps with RPG and RTS gameplay and 3 cinematic maps.
    • Varied gameplay with a mix of stealth, army warfare, and mini-games that keeps the experience fresh and fun.
    • Story based on the novel Lord of the Clans: The epic tale of the orc hero Thrall before he became Warchief of the Horde.
    • High quality terrain and cinematics, supported by many custom assets.
    • Free to play for all owners of WarCraft III and The Frozen Throne.

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