As a follow up to the talk last night, here’s some links to stuff around myth and storytelling.
Making the Most of Mythic Structure - GamesU 2009
A talk from game script writer Matthew Grau, giving a great rundown of the hero’s journey
the book: The hero with a thousand faces
resources about the heros journey for teachers
The Joseph Campbell foundation
Hero’s journey game - create your own character and situations here!
If you can get hold of this documentary, i reccommend episode 1
The 36 dramatic situations:
Creating Emotion in Games: The Art and Craft of Emotioneering
interview with David Freeman, author of Creating emotion in games
Wall-E clip from interview:
Clip from Lord of the rings from interview
Ria trying to do a haduken using Mike Cobb’s Kinect setup
A huge thank you to everyone who attended last nights Plymouth Monthly Games Meet Up. It was a fantastic turn out as ever.
Special thanks to Dan Livingstone, Luke Angell and Mike Cobb for sourcing equipment for last nights meet up. And thank you to all those who presented, that’s Mike Cobb, with ‘Kinect Hacking for Dummies’, Matt Sephton with ‘Terra Firma’, Isaac Livingstone’s ‘Deep Chalk 4’, James with ‘Myths in Video Games’, Ben Reynhart’s ‘SUPERFRIENDMATCH’, Scott Burns with ‘You Are Not Unique’ and new prototype game, Luke Robinson with ‘Making Space’ with Arduino and finally a big thanks to the fantastic Plymitron hack team, Gareth Williams, Rich Searle, Dan Stubbs and Mike Cobb.
Don’t forget its Plymitron hack day part deux this evening, details here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=236987303007486
This is actually intended for push button objects in AS3 but is equally applicable to unity and or the decorator design pattern… For those who are interested :)
Meet up on Monday 1st of August 2011 at Ride, Plymouth. Hear some developers talk about their games, maybe show your own work. Also find out how the Winnitron and festival projects are going. See you there!
Hey guys, just letting you know that this blog will be undergoing a custom re-design in the next couple of weeks - so don’t freak out if it changes! The new theme will resolve a lot of issues with the current blog and offer the following improvements:
Keep your eyes peeled!
You can play the first three Deep Chalk games here:
Recent blog posts detail my thoughts and progress on the fourth, along with some recommendations of indie (and not so indie) games I’ve been playing recently. Cheers for the feedback, I expect the tips about Flash’s default settings cutting down the sound will prove very useful.
Hi my name is Paul William Lloyd, I am a Composer/Sound designer looking to get involved in the game industry. I have worked on interactive games. installations such as the ICCI, worked for the nhs and last year worked on a international feature film called “Ika Sampu” which was released in cinemas in December. My website is www.paulwilliamlloyd.com which is currently being updated, I would be interested in attending the monthly extended play meeting to discuss working on projects, does anybody know when and where this takes place next? if you would like to contact me my email is firstname.lastname@example.org or please contact me on 07722 959 699, cheers