Before Its Too Late: Orangutan

In 2011 Raging Pixel partnered with local documentary production company Storyteller Media to design and create a mobile app. Before It’s Too Late: Orangutan uses a blend of traditional documentary footage mixed with interactive game play to raise awareness of the plight of the critically endangered Orangutan.

On this project I was involved in the initial design process, building and sourcing of all 3D assets, and creating code to facilitate user interaction. Using the Unity3D game engine, I developed techniques for rendering large, lush jungle environments on limited smart phone hardware (iPhone 3GS target), implemented a realtime inverse kinematic (IK) rig setup for the Orangutan character, and created optimised, mobile-friendly shaders.


Here is a quick run through of the first level: