11 bit studios
Of societies and gamepads - Frostpunk on consoles
Senior Lead Engine Programmer at 11 bit studios S.A. Worked on Anomaly Defenders, This War of Mine and Frostpunk. In the past, mainly responsible for the rendering, optimization and the porting process. Currently responsible for 15+ team of developers working on in-house technology Liquid Engine 2. Computer graphics researcher at Warsaw University of Technology.
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.