The Reapers – the Story of Mass Effect

Good morning, afternoon or evening! I am Mark from Amazing Gaming Productions, the creator of Tales from Trinity City and the author of Webtastic Stories. I am offering ARC copies of Webtastic Stories if you are interested in reading a dark parody of the Internet. Today’s blog is all about the Story Arc of Negative … Continue reading The Reapers – the Story of Mass Effect

The Destruction of Shepard – Evaluating Shepard’s Corruption Pure Renegade Arc

Welcome to Amazing Gaming Productions; my name is Mark. I hope you are enjoying your week. Today’s blog is on writing a Negative Character Arc for the protagonist. In my previous blog on character arcs, I stated that a negative character arc is a tragedy. The main character acts out in irrational ways because of … Continue reading The Destruction of Shepard – Evaluating Shepard’s Corruption Pure Renegade Arc

Negative Character Arcs – From Bad to Worse – Mass Effect Renegade Run

Welcome to Amazing Gaming Productions. My name is Mark. I am the game developer of Tales from Trinity City, a dark sci-fi tabletop RPG. You can download the materials here. The topic of this blog is the themes of Negative Character Arcs. Sometimes, the best way to show a moral stance is to have a … Continue reading Negative Character Arcs – From Bad to Worse – Mass Effect Renegade Run

Hades – how to write an antagonist in Static Character Arcs

Good morning, afternoon or evening, wherever you live on Earth! I am Mark from Amazing Gaming Productions, and this is another story advice blog for Writers, Game Devs and Comicbook creators. Today's blog is about story arcs for Static Character Arcs (SCAs) Not only is the antagonist represent everything that is wrong in the world, … Continue reading Hades – how to write an antagonist in Static Character Arcs

Aloy’s Heroic Journey – Static Character Arcs

Welcome story lovers, writers and Game Devs. My name is Mark, the creator of Amazing Gaming Productions, Tales from Trinity City and the writer of Webtastic Stories. Today, we look at the Character Arc of Static Protagonists. There is a debate between writers who call Static Protagonists Flat Arcs and Static Arcs. I prefer the … Continue reading Aloy’s Heroic Journey – Static Character Arcs

Humanity’s Over-Reliance on Technology – the Theme of Horizon Zero Dawn

Greetings! My name is Mark, and welcome to my blog - Amazing Gaming Productions. Today’s blog is about the themes of Static Character Arcs. In the Positive Character Arc series, we learned that stories with protagonists on this journey have personal themes. Love, loyalty, honour, redemption and many other concepts. These themes show the positives … Continue reading Humanity’s Over-Reliance on Technology – the Theme of Horizon Zero Dawn

The Mirror – Writing a Great Antagonist

Welcome to Amazing Gaming Productions. My name is Mark. Today we finish up positive character acts with how to write a good story arc for a story where the MC has to learn those valuable lessons. Every story needs an antagonist, and the theme helps create who that person is. In a Positive Character Arc, … Continue reading The Mirror – Writing a Great Antagonist

The Curious Lives of Arthur Morgan and John Marsden

Hello World! My name is Mark, and I’m the game developer for Tales from Trinity City and writer of Webtastic Stories. This Amazing Gaming Production blog is on Positive Character Arcs. Positive character arcs (PCAs) inspire people to be their best. They tell us we are held back by past wounds and irrational goals and … Continue reading The Curious Lives of Arthur Morgan and John Marsden

Writing for Game Design, Comics and Novels 101 – Themes of Red Dead Redemption 2

Welcome to Amazing Gaming Productions. My name is Mark. I am the creator of Tales from Trinity City and the writer of Webtastic Stories. Today's blog is about the themes of positive character arcs. Positive character arcs(PCAs) are always personal journeys. The character has a flaw that holds them back from living a great life. … Continue reading Writing for Game Design, Comics and Novels 101 – Themes of Red Dead Redemption 2

Writing for Game Design, Comics and Novels 101 – Story Arcs

Welcome to Amazing Gaming Productions. My name is Mark. I am the creator of Tales from Trinity City, a dark sci-fi tabletop RPG, where you create a superhero who explores and protects the last unoccupied human city; or a villain causing mischief. Today’s blog is all about Story Arcs. You may have wondered why I … Continue reading Writing for Game Design, Comics and Novels 101 – Story Arcs