11 bit studios
Of societies and gamepads - Frostpunk on consoles
Project lead specialised in programming at 11 bit studios. For the past 9 years has worked on almost every 11 bit studios’ game including Anomaly series and This War of Mine. Currently one of the Frostpunk franchise leads focused on gameplay programming. Graduate from Warsaw University of Technology where he also lectured. Has in-depth knowledge of software architecture, production and overall game development.
There are not many strategy games on modern consoles. Too many statistics, numbers, texts, user interfaces and gamepad controls are not suitable for the genre. Besides – who would even want to play strategy survival game on consoles? We proved all those sentences wrong with Frostpunk Console Edition. It’s more than a simple port – we’ve managed to deliver clear readability, intuitive controls and enjoyable gameplay. This talk will explain our mindset and methods we used to achieve that.