Tag: narrative

A Knight’s Quest: Event as Narrative

A Knight’s Quest’s story is based around complicating the usual heroic narrative of an RPG. The hero arrives in a strange world and is given a...

City Watch: Event as Narrative

Screen shot from the Town scene   My game is radical because of the way the story progresses.  The player has a few options to...

House H(a)unter: Event as Narrative

The radical element in my story is in the link between emotional burden and literal danger. All humans have skeletons in their closets, but in...

Wild Tale: Event as Narrative

Immersion is an important element in the enjoyment of the game. My radical game attempts to break the immersion of its world without breaking the...

Nonlinear Narrative: The Protagonist

For my protagonist, I wanted to design a character that would not stand out too much and could blend into her surroundings.  She had to...

Nonlinear Narrative: The Protagonist

  My protagonist is a woman named Alessa Solaris, who lives in a futuristic society where human space travel has been achieved. In this universe,...

Nonlinear Narrative: The Protagonist

My Protagonist is named Kaira Barnabus. Kaira lives in a post apocalyptic world that suffered catastrophic flooding several decades before Kaira was born and is filled...

Nonlinear Narrative: The Protagonist

  The protagonist for my game design project is Becca Radley. She is a 24 year-old professional ghost hunter with a predisposition for off-the-wall plans....

Nonlinear Narrative: Heretic Postmortem

  Game Design and Non-Linearity  Heretic is a 2D PRG that follows a young girl living a barren village. Resources are slim, the soil is untenable,...

Nonlinear Narrative: Migration Postmortem

For my conference project I created a side-scrolling exploration/adventure game. The player controls an anthropomorphic hummingbird with a broken wing. The player progresses through the...

Nonlinear Narrative: Adam Postmortem

Despite this being the last paper test, what became clear to me is that I want to work over the narrative ideas this game still...