Forge Lessons are series of articles about Halo 3 Level Design writen by Raymond Benefield. You’ll find there a lot of advices and interesting notes about creating levels. It’s an interesting read for every Level Designer. Check out the artice list.
Thiago Klafke has shown his latest environment called Sci-Fi Apartment Complex. The scene is rendered in UDK with only few modular pieces. For more information visit Thiago’s portfolio site.
New “Side-Scroller Beat-em-up Game Environment” challenge has been started on Polycount. More info and contest rules can be found here.
Lighting in Level Design: Helping the Player to Navigate is an artice about basic methods on how to use light and shade to navigate player around the scene. You can find it at Take Interactive website.
More screens can be found on his portfolio page.
Batman – Arkham Asylum gameplay broken to pieces and analyzed by Filip Coulianos. Check it here.
Alex Galuzin from World of Level Design posted 61 Ways To Better Design Campaigns in Left4Dead. There’s a lot of good points for any title you’re working on. Check it here.
Alex Galuzin from World of Level Design started a new contest: 11-Day Level Design Challenge – Rural Summer. The task is to create nice rural level.
More information can be found here.
Find few minutes to fill up little survey for World of Level Design. Survey can be found here.