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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Wednesday, October 5 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Strapped for Cash, Not Style - Building a Strong Art Direction with a Tiny Team

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While working on the comedic killer-robot-vacuum-cleaner title Justice Sucks, we had big ambitions to create a fresh, unique art style that would make for an eye-catching experience. With only two-full time artists.

This talk will focus on the lessons learnt along the way, more specifically what strategies were deployed to maximise a two-man team's output, both from a production and a technical standpoint. Our approach resulted in a roster of 50+ characters, hundreds of unique assets and one hell of a 90s inspired ride.

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Cyrian Guillaume

Samurai Punk
After starting his career as a 3D generalist for an architecture firm, Cyrian Guillaume worked his way to become the art director for Samurai Punk and has so far released 5 titles across multiple platforms, including: The American Dream, Feather, Screencheat: Unplugged and the upcoming... Read More →
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Callum Williams

Samurai Punk
Callum is the Character Artist at Samurai Punk. He's worked on several projects for the studio, with experience ranging from the visual remastering of ScreenCheat: Unplugged, to creating the large variety of stylized characters and environment art in Justice Sucks. Callum is an artist... Read More →

Wednesday October 5, 2022 3:00pm - 3:50pm AEDT
Room 103 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria 3006