The largest geek event in San Diego, Comic-Con 2022, was held over the previous weekend. The horror film The Callisto Protocol was the major attraction of the entire event, in addition to movie news.
First, the game’s creators frightened everyone in attendance by bringing a terrifying monster to the exhibition. Then, in a different film, the creation of this “monster” was demonstrated.
Numerous studios and artists were involved in creating the horrifying monster outfit. I had to hire experienced sculptors to translate every aspect of his eerie design from the game. They were able to create an actual space nightmare after thorough research of The Callisto Protocol’s gameplay footage and themes.
We entirely designed and built this place. We were clear that we wanted a gore system that hit every aspect of a great horror game. The most real system we could come up with for Gore combines blood splatter, chunk formation, and dismemberment.
We intended for Gore to function as an enemy’s diegetic health bar, depicting actual injuries to skeletal, muscular, and fleshy tissues. We also utilized this to symbolize the graphic player fatalities, in addition to using it on foes. Even losing is a feast for the eyes in the Callisto Protocol!
We prioritized achieving a physically accurate lighting and shadow model in the game. Great horror is made of contrast and obscurity.
We discovered that eight lights or less could have an impact on an area’s surface using our 20-meter corridor-based scale. Unfortunately, we discovered that UE4 could only handle a maximum of four shadow-generating lights.
As a result, we initially set out to tweak the engine to allow us to support a bigger number of lights while maintaining a lower cost per Unfortunately, theht.
The number of shadows we intended to create required more than the UE4 ray tracing system could handle, so we came up with our own.