On Story in Video Games

toughlovemuse:

"Functionally, dialog-heavy extended gameplay monsters like Mass Effect bear the same relationship to visual storytelling games like Journey that a rhesus monkey does to a six-gilled shark: They’re related, if you go back far enough, and they share a few design basics, but their practical needs are very different."

— Richard Dansky, speaking truth about Video Game Stories

kevindart:

The Creators Project did an in-depth interview with me and David O’Reilly about the development and production of our video games for “Her”! You can read it here.
Above are two of my concept paintings for the “Perfect Mom” game!

I loved this film and was delighted to see Kevin Dart’s art in it. (I’ve been inspired by Dart’s work for years and have used his illustrations as writing prompts in the past.) This a terrific look at the design of these elements.
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kevindart:

The Creators Project did an in-depth interview with me and David O’Reilly about the development and production of our video games for “Her”! You can read it here.
Above are two of my concept paintings for the “Perfect Mom” game!

I loved this film and was delighted to see Kevin Dart’s art in it. (I’ve been inspired by Dart’s work for years and have used his illustrations as writing prompts in the past.) This a terrific look at the design of these elements.
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kevindart:

The Creators Project did an in-depth interview with me and David O’Reilly about the development and production of our video games for “Her”! You can read it here.

Above are two of my concept paintings for the “Perfect Mom” game!

I loved this film and was delighted to see Kevin Dart’s art in it. (I’ve been inspired by Dart’s work for years and have used his illustrations as writing prompts in the past.) This a terrific look at the design of these elements.

Storium Alpha 2 is here

protagonistlabs:

After months of development, we’re pleased to announce that Storium Alpha 2 has just launched!

image Alpha 2 is the latest playtest of Storium, the online storytelling game. It incorporates much of what we’ve learned from our prior playtest, and it’s a big change. Alpha 2 rethinks several of the game’s key mechanics, with the goal of making Storium faster, easier and more fun to play.

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