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Creating an illusion of stress and danger

I'm currently experimenting with an adventure game setting where at some point the game is quite calm and the player has to solve puzzles and at some point there are enemies or environmental traps. I ...
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Online service and/or application to develop a story line for an adventure game

My friends and I were talking about an adventure game. There will be a surplus of possibilities in the game and the player can pick from this wide variety of choices at each stage to do something. ...
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Tools for game script / storyboard

I am searching for a tool that will help in writing a game script. By "script" I mean the text core of a storyboard - without the drawing drafts, which may or may not be there (yet). What I'm ...
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Clarification on the “game engine” notion needed

When I recently entered the field of game development, I actually assumed that “game engine” meant something with which you can make your game story script run in an environment where non-player ...
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Story dialogues: user controlled or script driven?

I'm currently working on the animations that present the story. Right now my animations are scripted. They allow me to dictate the pace of the scene. My dialogue bubbles expire on a simple "time per ...
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Story and news-feed ideas for social network games

I am currently working on a educational and fun 2-in-1 game. As I am not a professional, I need advice on story and news-feed. The goal is simple-get richer, the story is about a worker who is trying ...
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Developing an interactive book for Windows-Runtime

My three year old loves playing with the interactive books on our iPad, and I love playing with code and I love my Surface RT... So I thought I'd try and make a basic animated book using WinRT, I've ...
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Story for an iPhone Game from a book?

I'm making a story-intensive game (RPG) for the iPhone and want to distribute it over the AppStore. But AppStore Apps have the potential to be distributed internationally, so I need kind of legal ...
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Label jumps to front when tapping UITablecell

I made a UItable with some custom cells. When i press the cell, the label in the cell jumps to the front of the cell and is stuck behind a button that's in the cell. i've made a video available to ...
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Learning storywriting - where to start? [closed]

Over the years, games that affected me emotionally convinced me that storywriting is a very rewarding work. Where could one start to get guidance for learning storywriting for games? I haven't really ...