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Developing Thoughts - an old weekly column:


Oh Lucky Man...


A Penny for Your Thoughts


Getting the Ball Rolling


Taking the Rough with the Smooth


Let Me Tell You a Story...


Researching the Unexpected


Going with the Flow


Giving the Customer What They Want


Fun, fun, fun!


Secret Panels


Showing Character


Dialogue? What Dialogue? Part One


Dialogue? What Dialogue? Part Two


Dialogue? What Dialogue? Part Three


Motivation and Conflict


Gameplay Mechanics


Gameplay Mechanics part two


Level 17 Made Me Cry


Shall We Interface?


Puzzling Through the Obstacles


Obstacles of Desire


Character Profiles


Back Story


Interaction Density


Articles



My Fingers are Blistered and Bleeding - Writing for Games


Interaction Density: Has the Player Got Plenty to Do?


A Day in the Life


We Live In Interesting Times


Interactive Dialogue - An Approach to Structure


Designing Puzzles Backwards (part 1)

Designing Puzzles Backwards (part 2)


5 Things Screenwriters Can Learn From Games


Her story is not Your Story