This is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.
|Session Name:||Advanced Environmental Storytelling in 'Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon'|
|Company Name(s):||Tiger Style|
|Track / Format:||Game Narrative Summit|
Did you know free users get access to 30% of content from the last 2 years?
|Overview:||The story of Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon supports intertwining plot threads of multiple characters and interactive, solvable mysteries that add up to one uber-puzzle conclusion, all without text or a single line of dialog, conveyed almost entirely through the static environment in a nonlinear format that implicitly casts players as detectives investigating a domestic drama. This presentation tours the design and execution of this ambitious and largely-successful narrative, examining many specific moments of success and failure and drawing lessons from the speaker's extensive experience in environmental storytelling, including the Thief series, the Spider series, and Waking Mars.|