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Excellence in Narrative - Pacing
The key difference between good, emotional writing and stiff, stagnant dialogue.
04/21/2022 04:42 AM
Show, Don't Tell
The many ways you can tell the story without overly relying on traditional cutscenes.
08/02/2021 10:02 AM
Rpg Horror and storytelling - Three alternalive way to tell a story
Three interesting structures for distributing information, alternative to a linear narration
03/25/2021 04:02 PM
5 Steps to Write Better Female Characters
Here's some (hopefully) helpful advice on how to avoid a lot of the pitfalls that so many JRPGs and anime fall into with their female characters! Most of it's applicable to writing any character who seems "different" from you. It's easier than you think!
12/05/2017 02:14 PM
Magical Crystals - Clichés To Hate
Magical crystals are the ultimate panacea whenever you need to put something into your story, but you don’t know how to do it.
07/13/2017 11:18 AM
Revenge Explains Everything - Clichés To Hate
If you're looking for a cool topic to talk about, you may want to avoid the vengeance cliché.
06/22/2017 02:51 PM
Bows Are Easy And Only For Women - Clichés To Hate
Isn't it boring how almost every female warrior in fantasy settings is forced to use a bow?
06/11/2017 01:43 PM
Spread Diary Entries - Clichés To Hate #1
Introduction to a new series focused on avoiding overused storytelling clichés.
06/02/2017 09:48 AM
Free World Building Tools, Tips, and the Websites to Find Them.
Random Name, Term, Map Generators, Organization and Writing Tips, and More!
04/30/2017 04:08 AM
Villain RPG: A Hero's Tale
Black, White and Gray
01/15/2017 02:57 PM
Game Design: The Mirror of One's Self
He who knows his aspirations knows his future.
01/15/2017 02:55 PM
Bridging Story and Gameplay: Critical Moments
An example and discussion of storytelling through gameplay
03/11/2016 10:01 PM
What is Horror, a genre to RPG Maker Gams?
A standard approach to understand a modern genre known as horror.
02/06/2016 02:12 AM
H.A.C.T. (Horror Antagonist Creation Tips)
It's HACK but with a T on it. Plus, it's been published days before Christmas arrived!
12/23/2015 06:35 AM
Hero vs. Villain
"Die, monster! You don't belong in this world!"
11/18/2015 10:06 AM
An Evil Piece of Information
What is one of the main things in the game? Story. Who drives the story? Villains of course! An article about guys we love to hate!
11/16/2015 12:07 AM
How to Blog!
And how to get on that Best 'o Blogs list
10/07/2015 02:37 PM
Please, Stop Writing Happy Endings
A plea to writers and designers
08/31/2015 08:50 PM
The Quarry
The Quarry is a three-part article about the roots of many game makers – early, unfinished projects – and rediscovering their scattered pieces of unused potential.
11/12/2014 11:33 AM
How to write 300 words!
An informative article about how to pimp out your reviews
06/13/2014 08:57 PM
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