Class 06 – Storytelling and games (2015B)

Topics

  • Storytelling and narrative studies
  • Interactivity in cinema and games
  • Narrative in game

Screening

  • Storytelling in film and game (Tomb Raider)

Workshop

Identify the important player character in your former game design document.

Characterisation

  • Directly tell us something about this character.
  • What does s/he look like?
  • What does s/he do in the game story?
  • What does s/he usually say in the game story?
  • What do other characters say about him/her?
  • What does his/her attitude towards events in the game story?
  • What does s/he want in the game story?
  • What is his/her need?
  • What is his/her usual feeling?
  • What is his/her usual reaction to other characters?
  • What type of player will identify with your character?
  • Name a well known game, film, TV character or celebrity who shares similar characteristics with your main character.

 

Reading material

Video reference

Tender Loving Care trailer

Characterisation

 

Presentation file

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