MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary

Discuss the making of most of these assets in the middle of my GDC 2015 Next Gen Pipelines presentation

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Blobby quick sketch

Blobby quick sketch

Painting the concept through spotlight to determine where detail needs to go

Painting the concept through spotlight to determine where detail needs to go

Spotlight overlaying the concept onto my model

Spotlight overlaying the concept onto my model

Model sketched out

Model sketched out

Refining shapes

Refining shapes

Adding detail

Adding detail

Using spotlight to position where pieces need to go

Using spotlight to position where pieces need to go

Making sure pieces line up, as well as projecting detail through for modeling

Making sure pieces line up, as well as projecting detail through for modeling

Sketch of model done

Sketch of model done

Rebuilding and Refining

Rebuilding and Refining

Adding detail

Adding detail

Material ID breakup

Material ID breakup

Tube creature progress

Tube creature progress

ZBrush render

ZBrush render

Polypaint of tube creature

Polypaint of tube creature

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Oddball Octane and ZBrush render

Oddball Octane and ZBrush render

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of one of the MCC: Halo 2 Anniversary Armor sets

Octane render of the game res assets, textured in Substance Designer

Octane render of the game res assets, textured in Substance Designer

Octane render of the game res assets, textured in Substance Designer

Octane render of the game res assets, textured in Substance Designer