Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is Australia’s premier professional development and networking event for the game development industry, focused on up-skilling and connecting the Australian sector via education, knowledge sharing and the provision of extended personal and business networks. GCAP caters to a range of disciplines and has grown and attracted an engaged audience and esteemed speakers from around the world.

The Focus For GCAP 2022 Is Ambition.

Australian game developers have found their voice in the world and that voice is ambitious. GCAP 2022 will challenge attendees to chase their ambitions and create world class products, experiences, studios, and businesses for an ever-expanding global games audience. GCAP 2022 will provide avenues for personal and professional ambitions to be realised and success to be achieved.

GCAP 2022 will run from Monday the 3rd of October, to Wednesday the 5th of October 2022.
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Tuesday, October 4 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
3D to 2D: Moving from One Artistic Style to Another Along the Oregon Trail

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How does a studio go from being primarily 3D to creating a 2D pixel art game with over 40 characters? You create a pipeline that utilises the existing skillsets of the animators in order to easily achieve the desired aesthetic result. This however isn’t an entirely easy task to accomplish. This talk will cover the difficulties, teething issues, and ultimate successes that led us to create an award winning game with a unique art and animation style.

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John Aitchison

Gameloft Brisbane
John is a passionate and experienced animator who has been breathing life into gameplay and cinematic characters for over 20 years. With a long career as a digital artist, John has experience working on various large scale projects in numerous studios. John joined Gameloft Brisbane... Read More →

Tuesday October 4, 2022 4:00pm - 4:50pm AEDT
Room 105 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria 3006