admin on November 1st, 2010

The following is a handy list of software resources designed to make writing video game dialogue easier. Each has its general benefits and drawbacks, so please evaluate them based on your own criteria.  The applications are specifically designed for writing games,  so you will note that Final Draft and other general scriptwriting applications are left [...]

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admin on October 10th, 2010

This is a useful little list from IGN. It outlines the 10 most overused plot devices in games.  If you don’t have time to read the entire list, here’s the short version: (complete article here) Secret Organizations Plotting Conspiracies, Possibly Relating to World Domination Uncovering Long Lost Remnant of Something Fulfilling a Prophecy Killing the [...]

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admin on October 2nd, 2010

Freeman suggests the use of character diamonds to help generate effective characters. This character diamond generator creates character diamonds easily and quickly. They are not perfect characters, but are good characters ever perfect characters? http://aii.lgrace.com/documents/html/character_diamond_generator.php About Character diamonds: “A Character Diamond is a tool for developing more engaging characters in movies and novels. Writers should [...]

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