Archive

Runic Games Art Team Talks Torchlight II

Posted Fri, Dec 10, 2010 by Martuk

It’s been a while since Runic Games has talked about their upcoming sequel to Torchlight. But Runic Games Fansite recently got them to loosen their lips a bit and managed to score an exclusive interview with the entire Runic Games art team for Torchlight II. The interview was made up of questions collected from the community and delved into the Runic art team's various art inspirations for Torchlight II, dungeon and armor design and much more. But the fansite also managed to score two new animation videos of the Outlander and Railman classes as well as a new exclusive piece of concept art.

Well we have definitely refined the animation style from Torchlight 1, this time around we have a lot more detail going into them. We are using special bones for animating coat tails and other dangles, eyes that can look around and blink, mouths that open, and individual fingers for more elaborate hand poses. Beyond the deeper complexity of the rig itself, in TL1 the player characters had somewhere in the nature of 45-50 animations each. In TL2 the player characters each have upwards of 145-150, and that's only as it stands now.


Check out the full colorful interview here.

Torchlight-2-Wicker.png

Runic Games has another hit on its hands with the Torchlight sequel that has sold over two million copies since launch.

News, Official Announcements
Thu, Jul 25, 2013
Martuk
Torchlight2-Exploration.png

Runic Games strikes another chord with gamers as Torchlight II sails past a million copies sold in 2012.

News
Wed, Jan 02, 2013
Martuk
Steam-Holiday-Sale.jpg

With the approaching holidays come a slew of holiday deals involving a number of MMOGs. Follow along after the break for a list.

News
Fri, Dec 21, 2012
Martuk
Black-Friday-Gaming-Deals.jpg

Black Friday is here and we’ve got a list of gaming deals available for you to choose from after the jump.

News
Fri, Nov 23, 2012
Martuk

News from around the 'Net