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How to Write a Good Story for your Indie Game: 5 Steps

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You’re an Indie who wants to tell a story within your game. Where do you even start? I’m Edwin McRae, an Indie veteran narrative design, and here’s some things that I’ve found useful. Start with what’s actually going to be in your game. You don’t need a creation story. You don’t need to know how the ancient empire rose and fell. You don’t need a tome on multiple-universe theory or a freshly invented afterlife concept. In the beginning, you only need to know what Level 1 looks like and what the player is supposed to do there. Is your player character a space scavenger and Level 1 is the docking bay of an abandoned space station? Great! Make stuff and ask questions along the way.…

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