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Brian Maricle, Character Artist, Digital Sculptor, Modeler

Games and Project Highlights:





NBA Live 2014

EA, Tibouron

A return to the franchise for EA after being away for 4 years. The foundation for a top notch basketball game series with all the makings of a quality and fun game you'd expect from a AAA studio. For Xbox One and PS4.






Dungeons & Dragons
Gale Force Nine

Sculpted 3" high D&D miniatures for a special commemorative collector's series.

Coming Soon






Unannounced
n-Space

A short contract on an exciting kid's game.

Canceled






NBA Live 2013
EA, Tibouron

A return to the franchise for EA after being away for a couple years. For 360 and PS3.

Canceled










Calamityville
Crytek, RTI

A serious game developed to enhance first responder training. This is a geo-specific site that we replicated. It consists of a city and factory location. Image copyright RTI, reproduced with permission.

  Artists: Brian Maricle, Justin Matos
  Level Designer: Sascha Grunlach
  Programmers: Jeff Guiterez, Chad ReinHold, Michelle Martin
  Tools: CryEngine3 - 3DS Max - ZBrush - Photoshop - TopoGun
  Project length: 6 - 8 months, 2011





 






Dismounted Soldier
Crytek, RTI

A serious game for the Army. In the final itiration of this serious game, it is running the Cryengine under the hood. Developed to train ground troops and give them experience handling delicate combat situations where it's difficult to distinguish civilians from enemy combatants. Image copyright RTI, reproduced with permission.

  Artists: Brian Maricle, Justin Matos
  Level Designer: Sascha Grunlach
  Programmers: Jeff Guiterez, Chad ReinHold, Michelle Martin
  Tools: CryEngine3 - 3DS Max - ZBrush - Photoshop - TopoGun
  Project length: 6 - 8 months, 2011





 






Littoral Combat Systems
Crytek, RTI

A serious game for the Navy. In the final itiration of this serious game, it is running the Cryengine under the hood. Developed to train ground troops and give them experience handling delicate combat situations where it's difficult to distinguish civilians from enemy combatants. Image copyright RTI, reproduced with permission.

  Artists: Brian Maricle, Justin Matos
  Level Designer: Sascha Grunlach
  Programmers: Jeff Guiterez, Chad ReinHold, Michelle Martin
  Tools: CryEngine3 - 3DS Max - ZBrush - Photoshop - TopoGun
  Project length: 6 - 8 months, 2011



 

 



RealTime Immersive's SDK
Crytek, RTI

This is the launch of a separate version of the CryEngine, developed for the serious games and simulation industry. It includes a sample level and character, both at the AAA game quality Crytek is known for. Image copyright RTI, reproduced with permission.

  Artists: Brian Maricle, Justin Matos
  Level Designer: Sascha Grunlach
  Programmers: Jeff Guiterez, Chad Reinhold, Michelle Martin
  Tools: CryEngine3 - 3DS Max - ZBrush - Photoshop - TopoGun
  Project length: 6 months, 2010 - 2011


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9 Lives 'Til Midnight

Nine Lives is an adventure game that takes place in a bar in Cat City. It reveals a compelling noir-esque mystery centering around a cat detective named Sonny Ray who's girlfriend muffin has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom. Sonny must find the clues and sureptitiously "work the room" to have any hope of seeing Muffin again --alive, at any rate.

  Project Leads: Bryan Roth (project lead), Greg "Skippy" Armstrong (lead   design), Gabe Vasco (lead artist), Bruce Hayles (lead programmer)
  Artists: Brian Maricle, Alex Torro, Andrew Olson, Max Antinone,
  Producers/Design: Johnathan Dunsmore, Loren Borderas, Corbin Supak,
  Aidan Karabaich
  Programmers: Tom Kenney, Cecil Mcray, Ryan Roshcolmb
  Tools: Gamebryo Lightspeed - Maya - 3DS Max - ZBrush - Photoshop - Beast
  Project length: 6 months, 2010


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Run, Squire, Run!

Run Squire, Run! is an action-adventure/survival-horror. The player takes the role of a Hospitaler knight's squire who finds himself trapped in a remote village that is cursed with undead flesh-eating minions. Armed only with his mentor's sword, he must cleave his way through his enemies and dispel the curse that threatens the village.

  Creator: Brian Maricle (and lead artist)
  Project Leads: Steven Julson (project lead and lead design) and Fernando   Rivera
  Artists: Leighton Irving, Oscar Gonzalez, Mike Baeurline, Shaun McNeeley,   Alex Cowan, Max Acree, and Eli Stevenson
  Designer: Jared Avnet
  Tools: Unreal Development Kit, Maya, 3DS Max, ZBrush, Photoshop, Mudbox
  Project length: 10 months, 2010


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Shadows of Abigail

Shadows of Abigail is 2.5-D sidescroller about a curious girl named Abigail who gets lost in a magical forrest and ends up at a dark carnival. In order to escape the fantasy world, Abigail has to defeat the residents of the carnival, traversing multiple attractions with only her slingshot, her teddy bear, and her blanket.

  Project Leads: José Luis López Zurita (project lead), Steven Julson (lead   design), Giancarlo Montalbano (lead artist), Stephen Cano (lead programmer)
  Artists: Doug Merritt, Alfonso Farfan, Amanda Garza, Gerry Pianta,
  and freelance artist Brian Maricle
  Producers/Design: Jaquelyn Bacal, Micah Brown, Ivan Velez, Bill Sellinger,
  Alex Howell, Nick Pham
  Programmers: Logan Kincaid, Jorge Capote
  Tools: Gamebryo Lightspeed - Maya - 3DS Max - ZBrush - Photoshop
  Project length: 6 months, 2010


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'Bot Blast

Dead Man Games

Bot Blast is a cross between a real time and turn-based strategy. Set in a post holocaust environment, the players spawn and control leagues of various bots in an effort to outwit one another and destroy each other's base of operations. Each player takes turns inputting commands into their bots and then sets their programs into action and watches the destruction that follows.

  Creator: Jason Bramble
  Lead Artist: Brian Maricle
  Artists: Andrew Kral, Andrew Periera, Rich Liu, and Oscar Gonzalez
  Tools: UnrealEd3 - 3DS Max - Mudbox - Photoshop
  Project length: 1 year, 2008 - 2009

Canceled

Rapid Prototypes:

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Blowfish

Blowfish is a unique PvP flash PC game with dynamic asymmetric goals depending on your character choice. Play as the defender, a mother shielding her egg against predators, or be the attacker trying to make your way through the layers of protective nodules and steal your coveted prize.

  Teammates: José Luis López Zurita (programmer), Brian Maricle (artist),
  Andrew Olson (artist), Steven Julson (producer), Bruce Hayles (programmer)
  Tools: Flash
  Project length: 2 weeks, 2009


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Fast Food Farm

Fast Food farm is a turn-based puzzle game where you control Brock Lee, an aspiring farmer who grows fast food products such as Burrito Bushes, Milkshake Cows, and other silly plants. The goal of the game is to finish the order provided in a designated number of turns, managing crop growth and field usage to meet your goal.

  Teammates: Seth Allison (producer), Brian Maricle (artist), Mike Bauerlein   (artist), Steven Julson (producer), Steven Cano (programmer)
  Tools: iPhone - Flash
  Project length: 2 weeks, 2009


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Enbloom

Set in a Chinese water garden, enBloom is an iPhone puzzle game similar to the likes of Bejeweled. Flowers bloom in the garden progressively throughout the game. The player needs to "pick" them at their peak in order to earn the highest score.

  Teammates: Alex Torro (artist), Brian Maricle (artist), Michael Burl (artist),
  Johnathan Lindell (producer), Aidan Karabaich (producer),
  Camden Clutter (programmer), and Tom Kenney (programmer)
  Tools: iPhone - Flash - Maya
  Project length: 2 weeks, 2009


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Thundercats: Return to Thunderra

A Thundercat patrol craft is shot down by Mutants over one of Third Earth’s islands. Play as Lion-O in this third-person action adventure as he rushes to rescue his fellow Thundercats before the mutants reach them first!

  Teammates: Greg "Skippy" Armstrong (producer), Ivan Velez (producer),
  Brian Maricle (artist), Joe Palmer (programmer), Jorge Capote (programmer)
  Tools: Unity - ZBrush - Maya
  Project length: 2 weeks, 2009

 


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Skull Cove

You are a pirate ship in posession of an artifact that gives you power over the wind and waves! Use the forces of nature to disable enemy ships, then plunder them for gold. Beware though, do not neglect your hideout, lest someone steal all your booty!

  Teammates: Chris Motola (producer), Jon Dunsmore (producer),
  Brian Maricle (artist), Logan Kincaid (programmer), Sentel Allen (programmer)
  Tools: Iphone - ZBrush - 3DS Max
  Project length: 2 weeks, 2009

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