Game Art - Fakes and Tricks

Ever asked yourself - "How on earth did they do that?" when researching a game?

Simon Trümpler has an excellent collection of game art fakes and tricks on his website at He disects specific off the wall tricks game art professionals have done in numerous games. Very cool stuff!

Also check out his artist-friendly article where he breaks down the technical and complex topic of rendering. It's one of the clearest descriptions I've seen out there and is a must read for any game artist - junior or experienced


Here is Simon's "Render Hell" introduction:

(Main page thumbnail image source - Airborn)

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