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  • Jul18

    Discover How Award-Nominated Developer, LKA, Brought a Crumbling Psychiatric Asylum to Life

    Bridge the Gap Between Past and Future; Real and Virtual in Video Featurette,
    “Building The Town of Light”

    Navigating the corridors, rooms and grounds of Italian psychiatric asylum the Ospedale Psichiatrico di Volterra today elicits a very different atmosphere to when it was still fully operational – right up until the late 1970s. Its walls have succumbed to nature and its roofs no longer protect from the elements, yet remnants of the pain once suffered on its grounds are still palpable in the air.

    In the haunting behind the scenes video ‘Building The Town of Light,’ game developer explores the asylum, its surroundings and the emotional scars it left upon its inhabitants, highlighting how LKA digitally restored it for the award winning, first-person psychological adventure game, The Town of Light. Other discussion points include the challenges of development, the endeavor’s jarring...

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