As the music, the art is another indispensable part of a game in order to create magical worlds and awesome characters, weapons, skins… But all of these parts have to be coherent to achieve a complete immersion, that makes you feel inside of that world.
That ‘s why concept art exists. This form of illustration captures the essence of a character, a place, even the mood of the game. This part of the development is essencial, and it will be taken as the guideline to develop the game.
We can see a lot of references to Tolkien’ s dwarfs in the the main character of Dungeon Legends. Fantastic