Mechanical Motifs: Press ‘F’ to pay respects to better videogame storytelling

1. February 2019
14:30  -  15:00
Alte Kaserne

Experiment with story methods that are unique to games. According to Ben a ‘mechanical motif’ is using a repeated mechanic in a motif fashion and then inverting it in a key point to create a highly impactful emotional moment. This method is used in games like The Last of Us, Florence, and Brothers: A Tale of Two sons.

 

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