Virtual Character Design for Games and Interactive Media by Robin James Stuart Sloan

By Robin James Stuart Sloan

While the earliest personality representations in games have been rudimentary when it comes to their presentation and function, the digital characters that seem in video games at the present time could be tremendous complicated and sensible. those are characters that experience the aptitude to make a robust and emotional reference to players. As digital characters turn into extra tricky and sundry, there's a turning out to be have to learn the speculation and perform of digital personality layout. This booklet seeks to improve a sequence of serious frameworks to aid the research and layout of digital characters.

Virtual personality layout for video games and Interactive Media covers a breadth of issues to set up a courting among pertinent inventive and clinical theories and solid personality layout perform. unique at scholars, researchers, and execs, the ebook goals to teach how either personality presentation and personality functionality will be more suitable via cautious attention of underlying theory.

The e-book starts off with a spotlight on digital personality presentation, underpinned by means of a dialogue of organic, creative, and sociological ideas. subsequent it appears to be like on the functionality of digital characters, encompassing the psychology of emotion and character, narrative and video game layout theories, animation, and appearing. The ebook concludes with a chain of utilized digital personality layout examples. those examples study the aesthetics of participant characters, the layout and function of the broader forged of video game characters, and the functionality of characters inside advanced, hyperreal worlds.

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