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GDC Wrap-up (Part 2) – The Naughty Dog Sessions

Evan Wells's Avatar + Posted by Evan Wells on Mar 06, 2008 // Co-President, Naughty Dog

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I just wanted to drop a quick note to anybody out there who is interested in the talks that Naughty Dog gave at the 2008 Game Developers Conference. We just posted the slides to all 8 sessions on our website. You can find them here.

GDC Naughty Dog Slide

They cover a wide range of topics including lighting, animation, modeling, tools and a project post-mortem. So for everybody who couldn’t make it to the sessions, or if you’re just interested in the development of Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, enjoy.

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+ ftwrthtx on March 6th, 2008 at 4:04 pm said:

Great Job Naughty Dog!

Thanks for the info!


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+ Cerberus_Hunter on March 6th, 2008 at 4:14 pm said:

Interesting stuff… thanks.

And great job with Uncharted!
are you guys started work on next game already? i sure hope so… ;)


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+ P_tear_griffin on March 6th, 2008 at 4:24 pm said:

I know you gusy are busy but just pointing that the ND website is, well not updated (e.g. Uncharted is still stated as a working title for the PS3). Love your work guys!


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+ WHAT on March 6th, 2008 at 4:30 pm said:

I bought a total of over 80 games last year for the PSP, PS3, Wii, DS, and the 360. This game was by far my favorite. :)

No loading <3


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+ foolio_67 on March 6th, 2008 at 4:33 pm said:

Neat stuff!


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+ nmc75 on March 6th, 2008 at 4:40 pm said:

Uncharted is undoubtedly the best PS3 game available now, the community keeps saying so. Kudos again for a fine job. What should we expect from Naughty Dog next?


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+ Stoffinator on March 6th, 2008 at 4:55 pm said:

Its always cool to see this stuff and thanks for letting us in on it. I can see it spark interest in future would be developers.


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+ diablo103 on March 6th, 2008 at 5:07 pm said:

naughty dog always does a great job


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+ tagout on March 6th, 2008 at 5:12 pm said:

Who lets the dog out?


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+ jakwars on March 6th, 2008 at 5:13 pm said:

hey guys awsome game with uncharted. But whats going on with jak and daxter. are you just leaving them in the dust?


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+ Jeigh on March 6th, 2008 at 5:16 pm said:

You had to know that you’d get plenty of questions about your next project. XP So… What’s your next project?

Thanks for the info. :-)


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+ tagout on March 6th, 2008 at 5:35 pm said:

@ Jeigh

Uncharted 2 is Naughty Dog next project.


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+ xplosneer on March 6th, 2008 at 6:10 pm said:

AHH! It’s in PPS which windows vista “Premium” doesn’t have. Does anyone have a free PPS reader or can you convert the formats?


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+ erico316 on March 6th, 2008 at 6:50 pm said:

thanks you for uncharted thanks you for uncharted! BY far its my fav game of 2007. once again thanks you for uncharted! I hope we be hearing something new at e3 from you guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would buy it in a heart beat!!!!!!!


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+ chewjya on March 6th, 2008 at 8:55 pm said:

hmm… wat could yr nxt project be?? I already miss jak and daxter….


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+ shrimpdude on March 6th, 2008 at 9:12 pm said:

lol, I like the red squiggly line under ANIM.

POWERPOINT HAS DETECTED SPELLING ERROR!


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+ Clover09 on March 6th, 2008 at 9:41 pm said:

Can’t wait to see how you guys top this in the sequel! Best of wishes and good job.


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+ OtisFeelgood on March 6th, 2008 at 10:32 pm said:

Awesome job with Uncharted, Naughty Dog. I loved the behind the scenes stuff too, you seem like a fun group of people……………NOW HURRY UP WITH UNCHARTED 2!!! ;x


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+ yxxxx on March 7th, 2008 at 3:08 am said:

@13 openoffice has a powerpoint type program that can read it. Its Microsoft office but legally free as its open source google it.

I loved the demo of uncharted but as of yet haven’t had the funds to buy it :(


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+ tails-4 on March 7th, 2008 at 3:24 am said:

nice stuff
just want uncharted 2 now!!


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+ Makasu on March 7th, 2008 at 3:44 am said:

Tnx for the best ps3 game of 2007.


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+ Rogerjak on March 7th, 2008 at 4:23 am said:

I have to congratulate ND team yet again for another awesome game. You guys keep rasing the bar for video games!!

You are indeed my favourite company since Crash and amazingly, you have never let me down, not even ONCE!

I hope I can work with you guys someday, it will be truly an honor.

Btw any news on the new jak game? :)


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+ mobiletone on March 7th, 2008 at 4:55 am said:

i thought you might like to check out this video of me getting a PS3 logo tattoo done.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC0vwWYXEWI

keep up the good work guys!

PSN:- MobileTone

sorry for posting this here but the hitbox isn’t working.

love the work Naughty Dog are doing be good to see what they come up with in the future


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+ Scodo_Thope on March 7th, 2008 at 8:12 am said:

Uncharted first, then I had to try Crash. I’ve been bit by the DOG!


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+ NewYork214 on March 7th, 2008 at 8:18 am said:

@mobiletone

haha nice tatoo. thats some loyalty right there. sony should hook you up with some free stuff since your a walking advertisment for the PS3.


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+ mobiletone on March 7th, 2008 at 8:39 am said:

@NewYork214 – i just do it for the love.. freebies would be a nice extra though :)

http://threespeech.com have picked up the story. it’s not like it’s my only tat, a few of my others are totally barking.


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+ SPARDA on March 7th, 2008 at 9:45 am said:

I loved your game and looking forward to see what your cooking up next.

Thank you

SPARDA


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+ willacuz on March 7th, 2008 at 10:22 am said:

Uncharted is one of the best games i’ve played this generation.

I’m on my third time through because you people at naughty dog made it cheat proof.

Apparently you cant change the difficulty mid game, then change it back to hard right before you beat it… lol.

I’ve found 46 treasures, on my own. I know a ton of people that use the guide, its really interesting to see all of the little places the team h id them.

Seriously though, good job on this title. It for me has done what the Davy Jones CGI did for pirates. Made you really respect the team for pulling off such amazing imagery.

Sound design is amazing as well. Give everyone a rasie.


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+ KnaveX on March 7th, 2008 at 3:37 pm said:

@ P_TEAR_GRIFFIN

Whoa! And I already played it! I have something they are still making!


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+ Keysersoze10033 on March 7th, 2008 at 5:14 pm said:

Uncharted was my favorite game last year :), great job guys.


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+ kratos93 on March 8th, 2008 at 11:51 am said:

cool


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+ bowie on March 11th, 2008 at 9:07 pm said:

Everyone at Naughty Dog should be extremely proud of Uncharted. I think it is their best work ever and definitely one of the best games of 2007. Hopefully we don’t have to wait too long for their next game.


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