Tag Archives: Civilians

The Game Narrative Triangle

I like it when sites talk to each other, and I just read a piece over at redkingsdream.com by Fraser Allison that’s made me want to spew some words on a bit of the subject. In The Game Narrative Triangle, Allison talks about the three aspects that actually make up a modern game. Emergent gameplay and Scripted gameplay (called Embedded in the original article but scripted works as a better term for me) are well documented, but Allison calls on a third aspect – Procedural. It’s basically good, independant AI, summarised in the original text with an example from GTA:…

Things That are Rubbish

I’ve spent most of the last few weeks writing about Bloodbowl, so and as such it’s merely friends and twitter followers that have been subjected to my occasional outbursts of anger, it’s time to change that. Sometimes a good rant helps clear the blood, but you don’t want to do it too often or you just seem bitter and twisted So what I’m going to do, right now, is rage furiously and unfairly at all the things I think are crap in games, from the general to the insanely specific. It’s not really thought through in depth, so feel free…