How To Write a Game Story (INFOGRAPHIC)

Please wait...

This article was written on an older version of FileFront / GameFront

Formatting may be lacking as a result. If this article is un-readable please report it so that we may fix it.

Published by 8 years ago , last updated 2 years ago

Posted on December 17, 2012, Phil Hornshaw How To Write a Game Story (INFOGRAPHIC)

Writing game stories can be tough work, obviously. Why else would so many stories repeat the exact same tropes, like gaining magical powers and fighting off orcs with the help of dwarves and/or elves? Because coming up with reasons to justify shooting, stabbing and magicking things is hard, that’s why.

Fortunately, we’ve gone and done game developers a favor, removing all guesswork from writing game stories. Just follow our handy chart to go step-by-step through fashioning a fully functional video game story, providing plenty of reasons to shoot things and blow up other things — just like in every other game!

Click the image for the full-size version.

Comments on this Article

There are no comments yet. Be the first!