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Video: Rebooting the immersive sim with Prey's Mooncrash DLC

In this 2019 GDC talk, Arkane Studios' Rich Wilson dissects the design and development of the Mooncrash DLC, which introduces a roguelike structure and systems to its 2017 sci-fi immersive sim Prey.

In this 2019 GDC talk, Arkane Studios' Rich Wilson dissects the design and development of Mooncrash, a downloadable content pack for its 2017 sci-fi immersive sim Prey which introduces a roguelike structure and systems.

Wilson's talk was an hour-long deep dive into the challenges of building immersive sims, as well as what it takes to motivate a team to break form, what you can learn by dismantling your existing mechanics, and how you can integrate other genres into your game to breathe life into it.

It was a great talk, so if you missed seeing it live don't miss your opportunity to now watch his talk free over on the official GDC YouTube channel!

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