Tancred is the creator and director of Nintendo’s Art Academy and Battalion Wars series and the co-founder of Solar Sail Games.
With more than twenty shipped titles and multiple credits as Lead Designer, Lead Artist and Creative Director, he has created games based around Pokémon and The Lord of the Rings and has directed projects for Warner Brothers, Disney and Microsoft. He started out making platform games on the VIC-20 and BBC Micro and is currently being taught Scratch by his kids.
Tancred will talk about the creative approach, pipeline and production efficiencies that allowed him to generate the concept art, animation, UI, VFX, environments, characters and marketing artwork for this dark fantasy adventure game on an 18 month development schedule.
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