Daily Archives November 29, 2017

Try using multiple genres in your game or story

There are many genres of fiction and gaming (inc RPGs). Science-Fiction, High Fantasy, Horror, to name but a few. You can see some of the genres of writing in this list here on wikipedia.

Many times I seeĀ games that are set in or focused on just one genre. To be fair this is understandable. It can ruin your immersion to be playing in a low-fantasy genre game only to suddenly for no reason have things like guns appear.

But that there is the rub of it – things appearing without reason. Give it an acceptable or appropriate reason for something from another genre to appear in your game and it can liven things up and make your characters afraid just as they started to develop the “We’re basically gods now right?” complex that many characters end up with.

For example:

Using the classic fantasy ...

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