Why Do You Need a Video Game Characters Design?

1 Jan, 2018 / Bob

It is not a secret that memorable characters play a decisive role in the popularity of a game and affect the desire of users to continue playing. Every good story needs outstanding game character design, and while we may have dozens of ideas about what kind of game characters we are going to create, in reality everything is much more complicated.

The game design character development is vitally important for the commercial success of a game. Main figures should be appealing, realistic, amusing and emotionally connected with the players. Depending on the genre of the game and the depth of the plot, a character can be either a person or some kind of abstract symbol, and this should also be reflected in the 2D or 3D.

 

Why Order Game Characters Design?

 

The game character design can serve a variety of purposes. For some games there are people or creatures, the whole essence of which is read at a glance. But there are projects, where their motives may remain unclear to a player until a certain plot twist.

Nevertheless, there is a major driving force behind realistic rich 2D game characters design. While simple games usually don’t rely much on the story behind them, and their emphasis is made on the visual component, art-driven games are strongly narrative. The heroes and their stories are worked out so carefully that it may develop into a series of spin-offs or full-length animated films based on the stories of a certain game.

The character design is a fantastic field with no boundaries to creativity!

 

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What to Expect?

 

Nowadays, the game design is getting more sophisticated. With millions of people playing games online, the gaming industry is becoming a multi-billion lucrative business. Are you one of those wishing to tap the potential of the gaming market and gain its fair share with an appealing game?

By the way, Wow-How Studio can offer you impeccable solutions for all types, styles and genres of contemporary gaming. Our scope of services includes, but is not limited to, a 3D character design (modeling, texturing and detailing), mesh optimization, mapping and 3D animation.

 

Сreative Process: From Concept to Design?

 

Whether you are looking for RPG characters (fighting men, magic users, fantasy beasts, clerics, thieves), animal-like ones, cartoonish creatures etc., the creative idea will be embodied in sketches and finally getting shape in animation. Overall, there are some production stages that should be performed:

  1. Research. This phase involves collecting as much information about the future hero as possible.
  2. Preparation. This stage includes sorting out data obtained during research into a style sheet, compilation of biography tables for each image, and detailing the style sheet by adding clothing, hairstyle, makeup, etc.
  3. Design. This is the final stage at which the actual drawing starts. Here, we take care of maintaining a strong visual style for all characters, making sure there is enough contrast between different types of them, adding some asymmetry, preserving proportion, and adding colors to the ready sketches.

 

The Wow-How team of artists will explore every avenue to find out the main features of your character and create a powerful catchy concept art,  illustrations, 2D animation or 3D animation!

Let’s create your project lively and realistic, unique and memorable, causing a quick emotional response! Order the Game Art service today!

 

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