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looking for a system for writing branching dialog

I'm creating an HTML5 RPG and need to write NPC dialog. In my beta, I wrote the dialog in spreadsheets and assigned lines to NPC by ID. Branching required writing a complicated flag system. It was ...
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In a visual novel game, What makes a story immersive?

I am planing to make a Visual Novel Game using RenPy and was wondering, how do I make the story immersive to the players playing? In this Horror Game, there will be drama, thrill and mystery to solve....
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How to build repetition into a game that won't ruin the experience

I am building an Educational technology (Edtech) game that attempts to follow the format of an adventure RPG while teaching foreign languages. Obviously, EdTech games must actually teach, which ...
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What is the most efficient method to write a multiple choices story?

I’d like to tell a story through a video game, and I’m starting to write it. But I got like 8 characters, some of them dies, some don’t, player has important choices changing the way characters talk ...
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Differences between storyboarding for game design vs. web design [closed]

I'm looking to UX and storyboard out a web adventure game. The goal being to have an area to show what the UI/UX would look like (mockups), and ability to add dialog/blurbs to describe the screen. I ...
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Story game loop [closed]

I have been playing story based games such as lifeline or choice of games. I was wondering what game loop best describes what's happening logically? As when mauling over it myself in my head I am ...
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Unity3D: Storyboard-esq animation - a beginners question

As part of an interactive book I'm developing in Unity3D, I'm attempting to make an introductory scene that consists of moving lots of objects at different times - usually when another animation has ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Online service and/or application to develop a story line for an adventure game [closed]

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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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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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 ...