Do you recall The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the Game Of The Year 2006? Even though Starfield is popular right now, Bethesda Softworks has been doing impressively complex games for many years already. Today we want to have a look at The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion or just “Oblivion” in short. While there were open-world games before that of course, Oblivion still introduced many great innovative ways to design a game.
Behinds the scenes of making The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is a timeless video game that has captivated millions of players worldwide. But have you ever pondered the intricate process behind the creation of this iconic game? If so, you’re in for a treat. A newly released documentary titled “The Making of Oblivion” offers a comprehensive exploration of the game’s development and features the insight of Todd Howard, executive producer at the time of the recording, among many others.
Spanning 41 minutes, this documentary delves into a myriad of topics related to the game’s creation. It uncovers the secrets behind dungeon design, artificial intelligence, and animation, offering viewers an insightful glimpse into the creative process. Moreover, the documentary showcases interviews with the game’s talented developers and designers, who graciously share their wisdom and experiences.
One particularly fascinating aspect of the documentary is its focus on the challenges that the development team faced during the game’s creation. For instance, viewers gain an understanding of how the team meticulously crafted the game’s intricate dungeon system and mastered the art of shaping its complex artificial intelligence. Furthermore, the documentary provides a captivating behind-the-scenes look at the visually stunning elements of the game’s design.
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“The Making of Oblivion” is an interesting resource for anyone with an interest in video game design or development. Whether you are a passionate fan of The Elder Scrolls series or simply curious about the inner workings of video games, this documentary promises to offer a treasure trove of captivating insights into one of the most beloved games of all time. I hope you enjoy it, and treasure it in a way, knowing that their success led to many more great titles later on.
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