Developers two years to recreate the Notre Dame for the game Assassin’s Creed Unity.
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The President of France Emmanuel macron promised to restore the Notre Dame Cathedral after a major fire that occurred the evening of April 15. During the fire collapsed spire and roof, however the frame of the building was saved. French philanthropists have donated more than 300 million euros for the restoration of the Cathedral.
For the rebuilding of the temple will need detailed drawings and images of Notre Dame. This, as pointed out by the users of social networks can help Assassin’s Creed Unity is a historical French video game Studio Ubisoft, which was released in 2014 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Writes about this “Medusa”.
Action Unity takes place in Paris in the late eighteenth century. This is the first game in the series Assassin’s Creed, where many buildings and architectural monuments reconstructed on a scale of one to one. Artists Ubisoft spent about two years on a study of Notre Dame Cathedral. And all that with maximum precision to portray him in the game.
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In Unity, you can explore Notre Dame as this would never happen in real life. For example, to climb to the roof to hang on the famous gargoyles, or you can look into all the corners inside the temple (you can just hear the service). In fact, the artists Ubisoft made a detailed interactive 3D map of the Cathedral.
Available on YouTube, dozens of videos, which compare the game version of the Cathedral with real (of course, before the fire).
In addition, in 2015, art historian Andrew Tallon had a full laser scan of the Cathedral. He made a digital 3D model of Notre Dame, whose data is about 100 GB. Video about the process of its creation can be viewed below.
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