Writing for Game Design, Comics, and Novels Table of Contents

Good morning, afternoon, or evening, wherever you live on Earth. I am Mark, the author of Webtastic Stories: Fear and Loathing on the Internet and the game designer for Tales from Trinity City. Welcome to my writing series - focusing on how to write a fantastic story for your game, comic or novel! Introduction and … Continue reading Writing for Game Design, Comics, and Novels Table of Contents

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

Honour and Independence vs Blind Loyalty – the Themes of RDR 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 Honour and Independence vs Blind Loyalty – the Themes of RDR 2

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

Hello, my name is Mark, and this is an Amazing Gaming Productions Writing Advice Blog. I am the game developer of Tales from Trinity City and the author of Webtastic Stories. Today, I am sharing my knowledge of character arcs with you. Every person’s life is a story, and this is why you should journal … Continue reading Writing for Game Design, Comics and Novels 101 – Character Arcs

Writing for Game Design, Comics and Novels 101 – Themes

Good morning, afternoon or evening, wherever you live on Earth! My name is Mark, and this blog is the start of the Amazing Gaming Productions series on writing for gaming and books! I am the creator of Tales from Trinity City (link), a dark sci-fi tabletop RPG set in the last unoccupied human city. I … Continue reading Writing for Game Design, Comics and Novels 101 – Themes