In this episode of Legion Talk, special guest Darby McBride is here to talk about narrative in video games. With their background in creative writing and an emphasis on narrative design, Darby shares their favourite games with a focus on storytelling. Video games put players in the shoes of a character like no other media can do, and while it’s a relatively new media form, Darby says developers and artists are coming together to create “intimate stories that can change people’s perspectives.” From The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess to the original Zelda, fantastic stories and well-written characters have impacted generations of gamers. Writing plays a monumental role in creating characters that resonate with gamers and Darby notes “The highest compliment a writer can get is that people feel something for their character.” Video games...
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