Making Your Narrative and Game Mechanics Work Together | Gamedev Roundtable 6/2020 Edition




For this episode of our gamedev roundtable, our panel discussed implementing the narrative of your game into the mechanics and vice versa. Can you tell a meaningful story and at the same time have the player interact with it?

You can follow the panel at:

Tomo:
discord.gg/epictavern
@epictavern
@tomomoriwaki
twitch: epictavern

Jack:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackMamais
www.impellerstudios.com

Tim:
Twitter: http://twitter.com/timruswick
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/timruswick
Discord: https://invite.gg/gamedevu

Shark:

https://discord.gg/q5BkDhR

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCESKKRtlNH-7pxnqU9WsJMA/featured
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20 Essential Games to Study: — https://www.crcpress.com/20-Essential-Games-to-Study/Bycer/p/book/9781138341456

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