An Introduction to Player Avatar Refresh (pt.2) | RuneScape Content Showcase (May 2021)

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An Introduction to Player Avatar Refresh (pt.2) | RuneScape Content Showcase (May 2021) was a livestream that was broadcast on 11 May 2021.

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Player Avatars in RuneScape are on the way to get a refresh, and here's your first look at it! J-Mods from our Art team walk you through the development of the new Player Avatars, from the goals behind the project to what they look like so far.

▶️ Part 1: https://youtu.be/M2D3x3ngomk

🕑 Timestamps:
0:00 - Intro
2:47 - Player Avatar Refresh... refresher
5:37 - What work's been done over the last few months?
7:44 - How cube maps work in RuneScape
16:20 - Testing lighting in different areas
19:48 - Examples of the lighting & reflection
24:46 - New character creator rendering
32:50 - Will the PAR impact performance?
39:47 - How far along the process are we right now?
41:44 - Hairstyles & outfits in the character creator
52:20 - Challenges of the production stage
59:02 - The scale of the Player Avatar Refresh
1:06:41 - Outro