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Lessons in Building Player Investment: Paper Dino's Save the Date


Paper Dino Software's Save the Date employed a nonlinear story structure and clever writing to create a surprisingly emotional experience. In this session, Chris Cornell, the game's designer, talks about the specific techniques and that went into crafting the experience, as well as suggestions for creating more games that use player agency to foster emotional investment.

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  • GDC 2014
  • Chris Cornell
  • Paper Dino Software
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  • Independent Games Summit
  • Independent Games