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Project Description

Albion Online ® developed by Sandbox Interactive is a buy-to-play medieval MMO. It’s a classless cross platform Sandbox MMORPG that allows for endless possibilities. Across 800 different territories guilds can engage in PvP for control of the world.

As a Senior Level Designer at Sandbox Interactive GmbH, my main responsibilities are:

General Level creation process:
• initial research into areas and biomes and creating reference boards;
• creating first playable prototypes of levels using Unity 5 and indoor tools. This includes creating layouts using tile-based system, basic AI setup;
• organizing playtest sessions of levels and test them myself;
• decorating and propdressing of levels according to art direction;
• iterating on feedback;
• bugfixing.

Additional responsibilities:
• running and maintaining levels overview documentation;
• creating and maintaining information flow between level design and art and code departments;
• supporting and tutoring other level designers;
• creating and maintaining level design documentation. This includes guidelines, tutorials on level design tools and knowledge base;
• providing ideas for, creating and maintaining internal level design QA systems.

Project Details

Breakdowns

You can take a look at the short breakdown that shows different parts of the levels in different phases of the creation process.

In general, the screenshots from a Prototype Phase are followed by the screenshots from an Alpha Pass, then – an Art Pass and finally from Final and Polished Passes.

Stone Wars Group/Solo Expedition Breakdown

Here are the snapshots that have been taken during the production of Stone Wars Expedition level. The level is suitable for Solo and Group-of-5 experience.
NOTE: The screenshots were taken in Game Editor and do not represent the final in-game quality and camera zoom level and perspective. Therefore some of them may appear too noisy or seem incomplete and have missing parts.

Level Overview:

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Starting Area:

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Hidden Path:

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“1000-Needles” Area:

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Looking down at the Start:

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Keepers’ Camp:

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Sacred Grounds:

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Chieftain Boss’s Arena:

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