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