Meet The Team is a podcast series to introduce the people behind Old World, the historical strategy game by Mohawk Games. Rob Honaker, the host, sits with members of the team to discuss their journey.
In this episode, you’ll meet Adam Garland, the environment artist at Mohawk. Adam is a skilled 3D artist who specializes in modeling terrain and building our rural improvements. Tune in as he discusses his interests, starting with how he got into computers, his love of art and his travels across Canada.
It is I, Adam Garland, who hails from the spacious lands of Canada and have travelled and seen it from one glorious coast to the other. Now I wield the knowledge of these great environments to build Old World’s coasts, rivers, and mountains.
Growing up, I was always drawn to the arts, preferring pencils and paints to the mere toys of a child. I started experimenting on computers with the Commodore 64 and then the Amiga, learning to code so I could create digital art and modify games.
During my studies at Capilano University, I studied 3D digital art and stayed on to train future artists while honing my own skills. After creating a Pharaoh’s Lock, I spent some time at Autodesk training other artists in the way of Maya.
After joining the Mohawk team, I sculpted every coast, built mines and quarries and cities, and ensured every detail was carefully placed and taken straight from history.