Creative Director, Fast Travel Games
Erik Odeldahl is a designer and lapsed programmer. After ten years at DICE working on several Battlefield titles, as well as leading the design of Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, he co-founded Fast Travel Games, a studio dedicated to VR games, in 2016. Their first game, Apex Construct, was recently released.
Learn more about Fast Travel Games at www.fasttravelgames.com.
Apex Construct is a VR action-adventure where the player can interact with “everything”. This leads to some very interesting mechanics, but also exposed us to several pitfalls. This talk openly discusses how we managed such issues, as well as player expectations during production, and up to and following the game’s release.