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A New World: The First Voyage of Captain Rohit

Welcome back, the blog has been dark for quite a while. After switching between watching a lot of tutorials and trying some basic level design, I realized I wasn't getting anywhere with all that. So I finally mustered up my courage and decided to do something interesting with what I had learnt.

I've always been a Lord of the Rings fan and thankfully, I've got a few friends who are as crazy about LOTR as myself. We used to watch the movies pretty much all the time and one of my favorite scenes in the series was the Battle of Helm's Deep where the brave Men of Rohan make their last stand against the massive Uruk Hai army from Isengard. I had always wanted to play some game where I could visit the fortress of Hornburg. Of course there were a few strategy games with this content as well as a few fan made maps for FPS games. But except for a couple of them, most were made a long back when there were a lot of limitations on the graphical capabilities of our systems. So I deci…

Welcome Aboard.

Hello everyone.

I'm Rohit and I've been a gamer since as far as I can remember. To be honest, gaming has been the one constant hobby that has been there throughout almost the past 20 years of my life. So I decided to put my thoughts about it in a blog, and here I am.

Well this is my first foray into blogging apart from a few entries that I had written in GameSpot a long long time ago. Around 2 months back I quit my job as an iOS developer at an IT services organization and that's when I decided to try my hands at Game Design. Since I had no formal Game Development Degree under my belt, I started my search for a free Development Kit and this has led me to the Unreal Development Kit (UDK). This got me interested in Level Design and I've recently started work on my first level. Through this blog, I aim to put my thoughts on Gaming as well as to document my work on Game Design.

I hope to keep this blog updated, and if you feel interested in what I have to say through thes…