What Would They Do?

“When people live, one thing that tends to happen is they get into a comfort zone, they do things because that is how they’ve always been done, they don’t go for change because they feel safe in that little bubble. Of course,” Drraagh says and smiles, “This applies to stories and games too.  So, I Read more about What Would They Do?[…]

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Bring the Drama

Drraagh stands by the window in his office, looking out at the sky. He takes a deep breath and then begins to speak. “So, I’ve been talking about alternative angles the past few times I’ve gotten down to talking lately, and that’s brought a lot of new concepts to bear that people may not be Read more about Bring the Drama[…]

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Power of Self-Discovery

“I like to read, but maybe not as much as the bookkeeper does, for example,” Drraagh offers as he waves to a stack of books in the corner of the roof, a coffee cup sitting on top. “I try and find a lot of different things as I am interested in a lot of topics, Read more about Power of Self-Discovery[…]

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How To Lead Players By The Nose

Many players say they hate railroads because they hate being on the track and having no choice in the matter of where the story goes. However, when done right, players will hardly notice the fact that the choices they make are playing right into the story. Putting the decisions in front of the player and Read more about How To Lead Players By The Nose[…]

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The World’s A Stage: Making Combat More Interesting

If you were to look back over movies over the years, you will see various things evolving, from the cinematography to the writing to the acting styles, but today we are going to focus on the combat. Even without CGI, fight scenes have improved a lot since they were first put into movies. The choreography Read more about The World’s A Stage: Making Combat More Interesting[…]

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Unsolved Mysteries that stay Unsolved

One thing I haven’t seen very much in the history of the games I have played in is events that don’t have much actual explanation given in the in-game world. For more detail on this, I am referring to events that are mysterious in cause and aren’t hand-waved as a  ‘A wizard did it’ or Read more about Unsolved Mysteries that stay Unsolved[…]

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