Designing game narrative (link)

The game designers at hitboxteam have written an essay on why all cutscenes are bad.

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How do you tell a great story with a game? The answer lies not in the plot and dialogue, but in the very structure of the game design itself. In this article, we talk about why storytelling needs to revolve around the interactive nature of the medium. Come and learn how to identify great game narrative, and to understand the importance of interactive – rather than cinematic – storytelling.

http://hitboxteam.com/designing-game-narrative

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