In this course, you will examine how storytelling acts as a vital mechanism for driving video gameplay forward. Looking at several historical and contemporary games, you will be asked to evaluate and interpret different story styles with the goal of identifying themes and procedures for your own game ideas. We'll examine traditional narrative story processes, such as three-act structure, and how they fit into game story flows and the strategic elements of gameplay. Ultimately, you will learn how to define character, setting, and structure to create a compelling game concept.
This course is part of the Game Design: Art and Concepts Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Interactive Storytelling
- Video Game Development
- Video Game Design
- Game Design
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Week 1: An Introduction to Story
Week 2: Game Story Structure
Week 3: Story Workshop
Week 4: From Story to Game
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TOP REVIEWS FROM STORY AND NARRATIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR VIDEO GAMES
Helped me a lot in building story for my game. A great short course for understanding narrative development in video games. Highly recommended for game designers.
it was good but i think more visual elements would have been pretty cool. Also more examples of official documents that they use in big studios, those are pretty cool but i would like some more.
This is my favorite course ever. Dariush teaches in such an engaging way and it shows you how to have a creative yet objective and analyzed mindset for creating a story and narrative for a Video Game.
This is so helpful. It covers all the essentials of developing a good story, applicable in any form of media, then it focuses on converting the story to a game by adding interactive gameplay elements.
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