Alterborn Second Dev Log Talks About the Game’s Art

A break down of the process of reinventing for light-hearted soulslike visuals

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Following the game’s first devlog, the developers of Alterborn have recently released a new dev log talking about the creative process applied to the game’s visuals. Get comfy while the art team guides us through the nuances of creating a visually appealing game world in a genre filled with darkness and an ominous atmosphere.

Additionally, the team reveals a few bits of characters currently being in development, environments, and the coming features of character customization.

About Alterborn

Alterborn is a third-person survival action shooter filled with dark humor that draws inspiration from multiple genres, including soulslike, roguelites, and looter shooters, all mixed with various arcade abilities for unspeakable mayhem and fun.

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Players get to explore handcrafted levels mixed with procedurally generated content and ever-changing gameplay mechanics. Keep an eye out on how your surroundings change in real-time and right before your eyes.

No two playthroughs are completely alike

Players’ actions matter and they will impact the world around you. Whenever you choose to delve into the Shattered Lands, your experience will differ. Learn patterns and know when to swap out your toolset to meet the challenge accordingly. You will be rewarded handsomely for your efforts.

Difficulty level customization

Adjust the challenge with gameplay mechanics rather than an artificial slider. Every progression system will require you to make meaningful yet difficult choices.

Choose your friends and foes

Your choices shape the story that unfolds before you. These choices also influence actual gameplay, giving you access to unique mechanics such as weapons, quests, and more. Through this system, you have a glimpse of what truly lies at the core of this crazed, unstable world.

Alterborn is set to release on Q3 2023 on PC (via Steam) in Q3 2023. For more information about the game, check out its official website.

Source: Press Release

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