Learn the basics of building levels with CryEngine

A comprehensive introduction to prop placement, environment setup, and general level design within CryEngine!
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

In this course, Emiel sleegers gives us a comprehensive introduction to prop placement, environment setup, and general level design within CryEngine. Not only will we hit the ground running with a basic look at the UI, we'll also be covering how to realistically and logically place objects in a level so that the scene makes sense and flows effortlessly. We'll also be covering how to light and add additional compositing effects, and finally to wrap things up, we'll add particles for some additional environmental realism. If you've ever wanted to get a jump-start with building levels in CryEngine, this course is for you!

More about the Instructor:

Emiel Sleegers is a self-taught 3d artist currently residing in the Netherlands. He's been teaching himself 3D art for the past 3-4 years, and has worked as a freelance artist on numerous unannounced projects. He's a lover of all things 3d and enjoys sharing the knowledge he has obtained with others eager to learn.

What are the requirements?

  • Crytek's CryEngine
  • Students should have an understanding of building their own 3d meshes to build their levels with

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand how to place and manipulate 3d objects in CryEngine
  • Understand the basics of setting up meshes and lights for level blockouts using CryEngine

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginner to Intermediate Game Designers and Level Artists
  • This course is not intended for advanced users of CryEngine

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Blocking in the major forms for the level
The CryEngine UI
Setting Up Props
Placing Foliage
Place the Bigger Props
Finishing Prop Placement
Section 2: Level polish and refinement
Setting Up the Lighting
Compositing the Level
Particles and Finishing Touches

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