I've not made a secret out of the fact that character development is something to which I've devoted way too much of my life. I was obsessed with character surveys. I've done star charts for characters--and then altered things depending on how accurate it was. I did my entire undergraduate thesis on the concept. And yet … Continue reading Tell Me What You Remember
If you follow me on Twitter, you probably saw me retweet this excellent blog post from Chuck Wendig looking at the game Firewatch and how it tells a story, and what we can learn from its methods. I've seen a lot of mixed reviews on Firewatch, and I can see the truth in both sides. … Continue reading Alternate Storytelling: Video Games
I used to do these All The Damn Time back when I was in high school. I was just surfing around and came across some very old journal entries from back in the bad old days, and thought it might be amusing to do a new and improved one. (Actually I found two, so I'm going … Continue reading Time for Some Fun! Character Surveys!