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Role: Senior Game Designer

Genre: Open world Survival

Developer: Funcom

Platform: PC, PS4, XBOXOne

Period: Feb 2019 – Jul 2020

Responsibilities:

 

  • Multiplatform Survival Game

  • Design and tuning of horse riding and mounted combat

  • Design of follower leveling system

  • Content updates and bug fixing for live game

  • Design for Isle of Siptah expansion

Conan Exiles

Conan Exiles is a survival video game developed and published by Funcom for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is set in the world of Conan the Barbarian, with the custom playable character being rescued by Conan, beginning their journey.

 

What did I do on this project.

​Isle of Siptah expansion:

  • Design, prototyping, balancing and implementation of the Surge feature

  • Design for the temperature system rework

  • Design for the Rhino mount, balancing of saddles and crafting materials

  • Refactoring of spawning system and map selection to allow modding support

Live Updates:

  • Design, balancing and partial implementation of Mounts (horses) and Mounted Combat (one-handers, lances, spears) for the Riders of Hyboria DLC

  • Design of Pet Leveling system and progression

  • Content update for the NPC capitals (Buccaneer's Bay, New Asagarth, Mounds of the Dead) with level design, new items, crafting recipes, NPCs and dialogues

  • Extension of the weapon and armor mod kits, weapon oils

  • Refactoring and updates for the buff system

  • Bug fixes and balancing updates

 

Mounts in-depth look, dev stream:

Lance Combat

Lance Combat

Lance is the only weapon in the game that takes relative velocity of targets into account to calculate damage

Mounted combat

Mounted combat

Handed weapons (swords, maces, axes), spears and bows

Wild Surge

Wild Surge

Randomly summoned throughout the island to supply players with thralls

Surge

Surge

Clan summons the Surge and defends captured thralls from challenging players

Tower

Tower

Tower charging to summon the surge

Pet and Thrall leveling

Pet and Thrall leveling

Each companion can be leveled up to increase it's combat efficiency and utility

Mounds of the Dead

Mounds of the Dead

Capital City update including new NPCs, enemies and a quest for legendary armor set

Buccaneer Bay update

Buccaneer Bay update

New items, enemies, NPCs, crafting recipes, environments, armor and weapon sets