Video: A better way to portray war in games

Video games have long taken advantage of turning war into gameplay, whether it’s a Carthaginian campaign or not. Empire era Or the dry desert battlefield call of Duty.. But in search of a fun experience, game developers often have to move away from the reality of war and challenge fantasy.

If not, how can they be done? At GDC 2018, Bohemia Interactive’s Andrew Baron saw the war for himself, assisted in the development of military training simulators, and considered a set of best practices to help developers.

His story covering the work done for DARPA and other games in Bohemia can be seen in the video above. Or you can watch it for free on the GDC YouTube channel.

In addition to this presentation, GDC Vault and its accompanying YouTube channel offer a number of free videos, audio recordings, and slides from many of the recent game developer conference events. The service offers even more member-only content for GDC Vault subscribers.

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