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How Was Fortnite Designed? Behind the Scenes of Game Design

6 minutes 31 seconds

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Artists are involved in video game development. This episode explores the elements of art design used in the creation of the popular video game Fortnite. Let's take a look at how each decision the designers made created characters that use bold, contrasting colors and cities that look straight out of the apocalypse. Please note this title contains instances of gaming violence.

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Runtime: 6 minutes 31 seconds

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