Tag Archives: Liberty City

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:…

The perfect game

Everyone has a dream game right? Something they would just love to play that for some reason or another it has never been made. For me, it’s basically a hitman game, but not Hitman. Ok, so you work for an agency of some description and you are one of their agents. It doesn’t really matter who the agency is but they want people killing and you are more than happy to do it for them. Just like in Hitman, when you are given a contract you wont necessarily know why you are taking someone out, it’s not your job to…