Chronicles of Spellborn: Artistic Style
Striving for the "Dark" in Dark Fantasy
MMORPG editor, Jon Wood, has been relaying his thoughts on his recent visit to the Chronicles of Spellborn studios for the past few weeks, and his latest reporting talks about the artistic style of the game.
When production began on The Chronicles of Spellborn, the thought was that they would try to create a photo-realistic world for their players to enjoy. This means that everything was supposed to look "real", from the characters, to the trees, to the architecture. Somewhere along the lines though, a decision was made that the look of the game didn't match the feel that the developers wanted their world to capture, and a new look was born, dubbed by the team to be the "Spellborn Style".
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