The Three Pillars of Game Writing – Plot, Character, Lore – Extra Credits

Let’s examine the elements that make up “game writing.” Plot, characters, and lore all have to be balanced depending on the type of game you’re making–knowing what to cut from your story bible is just as important as knowing what to keep.
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