This level started as a testbed for learning Unreal Engine 4, experimenting with virtual reality, and developing an art style that is different from what I've been doing on Skylanders for the last seven years.
I wanted to recreate my grandparents' home for my mom's first virtual reality experience. The player starts seated at the kitchen table and can get up and walk around the open space. The chair and table in VR correspond to the real world furniture, giving the experience an element of physicality.
Me around age six with my younger sister and my grandfather. I'm building the room he's sitting in.
My mom and her brothers put together this blueprint of the apartment they grew up in. There are no photos of the inside to base the reconstruction from.