Articles tagged storytelling

As ‘The Longest Journey’ Makes Clear, a Good Story Is Not Timeless

The Longest Journey isn’t just dated because it has obtuse puzzles and blocky graphics. It’s dated because it tells a serious story that it doesn't know how to take seriously.

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‘The Secret Lives of Buildings’ & the Oft Egotistical & Obsessive People Behind Them

Edward Hollis is a stylistic illusionist, adopting a variety of voices and storytelling modes as he weaves his tales of dreams, ambitions, follies, and ruins.

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We Need to Stop Saying That Games Tell Bad Stories

Not because they don't -- but for another reason entirely.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: War Stories in Video Games, or Lovin’ the Battlefield

With a focus on combat and bloodshed, many games find themselves telling stories about human struggle of the most calamitous kind. This week the Moving Pixels podcast discusses war stories told in video games.

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A Modern Promethea: Mike Carey and Peter Gross Pen the Unwritten

Story these days is a battlefield, and Mike Carey and Peter Gross are the new generals.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Storytelling (2001)

In 'Storytelling', when Vi exclaims that her story 'really happened,' her professor observes, 'Once you start writing, it all becomes fiction.'"

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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