Why didn’t the Eagles simply taking the One Ring and throw it into Mount Doom,# 8217? Let me explain why as game designers working on a” Lord of the Rings” sport: because it gave us the chance to explore and indulge ourselves in an expansive and intricate world! & nbsp,
Our guiding principle in writing The Lord of the Rings: Gollum was to recognize J.R. R. Tolkien’s perspective on the splendor of his world, which served as a model for how we would interpret it visually.
Tolkien has always desired the development of his great English myth through the work of various artists. He obviously didn’t have any video games in mind at the time, # 8217. However, his obsession with precise detail, the background, languages, and names he used to scour Middle Earth has always served as an inspiration for our industry. All game developers owe a great deal to Tolkien and # 8217’s writings, whether we realize it or not.
We had the chance to explore regions of the world that we had never seen in such detail before after Gollum &# 8217’s journey. We began by reading all the legend we could get. Next, using our own theories and information of the cultures and peoples who lived in these locations, we filled in the blanks.
For instance, we wanted to emphasize the enormous size and the stark distinction to our little hero for the mighty fortress of Barad-dûr. We had the impression that the fortress was continually growing and evolving. The engineers were unable to keep up with the size and speed of their towers and walls, which were constantly expanding. Everything in the vicinity of the perfectly shaped principal tower became more disorganized.
One illustration is this company bridge, which spans the tower and # 8217’s sizable pond and was likely designed to be right:
Designing Thranduil &# 8217, s palace in Mirkwood, was more difficult than creating Mordor, an iconic and recognizable place with its dark volcanic rocks and reddish lights.
The distinction is deliberate. While Thranduil &# 8217’s halls have round shapes, Mordor is spiky. The Elvish properties preserve and respect the mountain’s form while Barad-dûr attempts to control and alter its surroundings. It &# 8217 is a harmonious blending of nature and architecture. rather than threatening, welcome. a location that draws Sméagol but repels Gollum. His natural aspect, water, is present everywhere and manifests itself in various ways.
The chambers of King Thranduil &# 8217 were another fascinating location to design. The King enjoys riding out at evening to go hunting under the stars. His areas are more metaphorical than practical, like a beautiful day forest. The King &# 8217’s bed is comparable to a ceremonial boat on the river, which he only occasionally uses for dreaming and visions.
It has been both an enormous recognition and a huge responsibility to work on this sport. When we embarked on this journey together, we experienced both great pleasure and great anxiety. How do everything work out? Did it ultimately sense right? And now that we’re on to tell you all about it, we experience a similar level of excitement and trepidation.
We hope that all of these minor details reflect our unbridled enthusiasm for the Middle Earth, and we hope you will experience the same thing once you have set out on your trip. & nbsp,
I’ll see you immediately in the world of the Middle Earth!
By PlayStation Official blog (blog.playstation.com)