Game Montage “Farewell Once More, Area 88…”

On March 31, 2018, Ace Combat Infinity officially shut down its servers, rendering the game unplayable for all users after almost four years of service. Despite the flaws the game had as a result of Free-to-Play nature, Infinity also served as a shining example of classic Ace Combat gameplay on current-gen platform that was sorely … More Game Montage “Farewell Once More, Area 88…”

Gameplay Screenshots: Stories Within Details

I was always fascinated by the amount of details and thoughts video game developers put into their products. There are always stories to be discovered beyond the narratives presented through descriptive texts and cinematic cutscenes. They were often presented as a reward for more adventurous or observant players exploring virtually everything the game has to … More Gameplay Screenshots: Stories Within Details

Custom Emblems

The two emblems were drawn for Ace Combat-related content, featuring mascot characters from Ace Combat Infinity. The yellow emblem was done back in early 2016 and the pink one was drawn in late 2017. I wanted to reflect the designs of official emblems that were introduced in the game, and the text refers to game-related … More Custom Emblems

Video End Card

I started creating a custom end card for my recent video uploads, reproducing the system graphic shown by one of the Ace Combat Infinity cutscenes, shown below: I used Photoshop to create the basic shapes and then used After Effects to create the animation and glow effects. The base animation was then used as an … More Video End Card

Preview Thumbnail for Ace Combat Infinity Videos

I started adding custom preview thumbnails for recent video uploads on Youtube, making heavy use of image cropping, color correction, and brushwork to create a collage that emulates Ace Combat Infinity’s visual style. The spare space in the upper half of the image would be used to insert the necessary text large enough to be … More Preview Thumbnail for Ace Combat Infinity Videos

Short Cutscene Edit

A custom cutscene I’ve made for Ace Combat Infinity¬†gameplay video, an arcade combat flight simulator game for Playstation 3. The final outcome and complete video can be found¬†through this link. For comparison, here is the original cutscene that I based the edit from: I used various in-game screenshots and scenes to create my own transition, … More Short Cutscene Edit

Ellis Island Concept Art (2012)

During college I participated in undergraduate research Emergent Game Group {egg}, a group dedicated towards design research, exploring design strategies that promote emergent social behavior in interactive social media platforms involving virtual space, primarily multiplayer video games. I was assigned to Ellis Island, a massively multiplayer online educational game set in New York City during … More Ellis Island Concept Art (2012)

Reflection (2014)

Another short student film made for an assignment at Georgia Tech. The video focusing on the difficult aspect of life students can face in college from self-esteem, depression, drug abuse, and anorexia, and how despite the uncertain outlook we may face at times, it will always come to pass with time and support. I was … More Reflection (2014)