from the vying dept.
enVie, the developers of BigWorld-powered VIE: Virtual Island of Entertainment have released a short interview with their lead artist. He elaborates a bit on the aesthetic direction of the game, as well as some of the technical requirements for developing on a platform like BigWorld’s.
On top of the style and quality of the asset we also take into account how the player can use these assets to show their own personal style in their living space. Sometimes that’s just finding a fun and quirky object like that chair that’s shaped like a hand. Sometimes It’s offering different color combinations or patterns on the asset. We’re also looking to add more assets that show off personal interests or include game play. But that’s secret stuff right now. More to come in those monthly updates!