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Old 02-12-2020, 08:58 AM   #1
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Default Best articles for adventure writing?

Which articles or online resources would you advise for an adventure writer?
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Old 02-13-2020, 05:06 AM   #2
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General writing stuff. I find things for screen or TV writers tend to have the right mix of action and structure -- Blake's Save the Cat, Stracyznki's book on Screenwriting, the Scripnotes podcast, etc.
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Old 02-13-2020, 07:43 AM   #3
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I'd try this one, it is short and better advice then most. It can also be applied to any game.

https://thealexandrian.net/wordpress...ont-prep-plots.
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Old 02-13-2020, 08:01 AM   #4
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I always found Dru Pagliassottis method helpful.

First, you develop an adventure focus:

https://www.modus-operandi.co.uk/gen...ing-the-focus/

Out of this, you grow your adventure tree:

https://www.modus-operandi.co.uk/gen...dventure-tree/

And, of course, nothing can beat TV Tropes for ideas, hooks etc. But be careful, grasshopper, one can get easily lost there:

https://tvtropes.org/
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