Cinematic Lighting for Better Game Design

video game lightingLighting can have a huge impact on game design, creating a stunning experience that not only has visual depth, but also taps into the psychology of the user. Film makers have long-relied on cinematic lighting techniques to bring stories to life; and it’s an artistic process that plays heavily in video games and the user experience.

In the latest video from Tap Indie, creator Timothy Thomas puts the spotlight on film lighting fundamentals, to show how they can be manipulated in game development to produce a richer experience for the player. In about 5 minutes, you can learn some great ways to brighten up your game’s visual impact:

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  • On July 29, 2016