"In Part Two of our four-part series we chat with Adam McCarthy, Lead Animator on The Lord of The Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth at EALA. Adam has over 11 years’ experience in the gaming industry â a feat reached by fewer than eight percent of his peers in the entire business. With so much experience, itâs no surprise he is supervising animation at EALA on one of their largest projects. Adam, along with his team of animators, is helping to bring a new level of realism and individuality to each character in the game.
Itâs his job to make sure that all the animation you see when you play the game looks good. Adam seems pretty laid back about the whole thing as he plops right down in his chair ready to answer some questions for me. Iâve got lots of questions, so letâs fire away!"