Industry legend David Braben (of Elite and Frontier fame) has told IncGamers of a new story development technique ("the story crawler") which is being used in upcoming Frontier Developments titles like The Outsider.
Techniques for story indeed :P
Yeah, think it involves branching storylines and how they tie together. Hence "non-linear."
In other words, Read the story before using it in a game? :lol:
Really, really good idea. It's something I'd like to see more developers using - I can see how this could be a massive help. I know a few other developers have similar tools, but nothing quite to this extent.
Good to see developers treating storyline as more than afterthought IMO.
Stories in games have never enthralled me perhaps a difference approach will draw others in too.
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