How Video Game Stories Are Written

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Having just endured the train wreck that was Far Cry 3's narrative arc, now's the perfect time to look at this guide by GameFront on how to write a story for a video game.

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It may look like a joke (and because it is a joke, it gets a little wonky in parts), but think about the story to a game you've played in the last five years, then see if it breaks this chart.

How To Write a Game Story (INFOGRAPHIC) [GameFront](pic by Hellstern)

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attorneyatmusic
AttorneyAtMusic

Now, seriously, what is wrong with a cliched story if it is a story done well? Well developed characters, cool setting, and amazing concept can make it happen.