The Design of 12 Minutes | Creator Spotlight


Total duration : 03h49

We sit down to chat with Luis Antonio to talk about his mystery thriller game. We'll talk about making cinematic game experiences with actors, complex dialogue trees, logic and more!

⭐️ Check out Twelve Minutes: https://on.unity.com/32uOwP2
⭐️ Full game Credits: https://twelveminutesgame.com/credits/
➕ Follow us on Twitch: https://on.unity.com/3DMRlZF
⭐️ Learn more about Unity Game Solutions: https://on.unity.com/3DNUDvJ

Hosts:
Carol Trang - Program Manager, Unity (@AskAlicePlease)
Hasan Al Salman - Community Manager, Unity (@HalSalmn)
Luis Antonio - Creative Director, 12 Minutes (@facaelectrica)

0:00 Trailer
2:17 Luis Antonio
4:06 Intro to 12 minutes
5:10 Gameplay & Commentary
15:30 Experience leading up to 12 Minutes
16:10 Building the basics
19:30 The idea of the loop
21:12 Narrative Structure Design
38:35 Original Prototype
43:30 The first Playtest at PAX
45:15 Designing alone
47:27 Approach to dialogue
48:53 Defining the game’s verbs
50:08 Funding the game
52:04 Using Unity
52:40 Using the Asset Store for 12 Minutes
53:22 Dialogue system
58:45 Other systems
1:01:32 The rain on the window
1:03:08 Going full time
1:05:50 Unity for 12 Minutes
1:06:40 Working with contractors
1:10:10 Being comfortable in the unknown
1:15:48 Airtable Pipeline
1:18:45 Nailing the look
1:24:16 Lighting
1:26:45 Visual progression
1:30:40 Progress by iteration
1:33:40 Level Design
1:42:27 Adding detail
1:50:16 Lighting
2:00:00 Animation
2:19:24 MOCAP
2:26:40 Meeting Environment artist
2:28:23 Animation
2:44:36 Reading Logs for loops
2:52:20 Behavior trees
2:00:30 UI
3:01:18 Timeline
3:04:22 Debug Approach
3:05:50 Developer Debug Clip
3:19:23 Working with the actors
3:43:13 Final Takeaways

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