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  • 1. Game Development Essentials Storytelling

2. Traditional Storytelling
Hollywood screenwriting community
3. Traditional Storytelling
4. Premise - One or two sentences that summarize the game
Backstory - Info that leads up to where the game begins
Synopsis the setting and actions that take place in the game, the artificial game world
Theme what the story is really about, the primary goal or obstacle
Setting the backdrop, the world being explored
Story Elements
5. More about HOW the story unfolds, than what the story is about
Plot

  • Balancing conflict

6. Shifting focus 7. Foreshadowing events 8. Suspension of disbelief 9. Realism

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