The Narrative Column – #14: 18/03/2022 – Renaming the Epoch Dev Blog

Hello! It's important to know when things are changing, and to ride those waves rather than swim against them. A lot has happened since the last time I sat down to write one of these posts, which I'm not going to go into explicit detail about here, but rest assured I've not been purely procrastinating. … Continue reading The Narrative Column – #14: 18/03/2022 – Renaming the Epoch Dev Blog

Epoch Dev Blog – #13: 24/12/2021 – SPAAACE (and some self-reflection)

Hello! What a hilariously optimistic post, the last one was. For as much as I had good intentions at the time, I ended up struggling to stay on track with properly focusing on Epoch after that point, what with an (at the time) very intense set of shifts at work and my general falling in … Continue reading Epoch Dev Blog – #13: 24/12/2021 – SPAAACE (and some self-reflection)

I was right, but I also admit I was wrong – Destiny’s Story, Post Grimoire

In the early stages of running this website, I wrote an article discussing why I thought Destiny 1's Grimoire system was a functional and innovative method for developing narrative. I stand by that article today, and everything I said within it, with one fundamental exception: the lore might not need to be presented to you … Continue reading I was right, but I also admit I was wrong – Destiny’s Story, Post Grimoire

Epoch Dev Blog – #12: 20/07/2021 – Angles of Approach

Hi! It's quite warm right now, isn't it? With University now actually 'officially' completed (woop), I've been working through ideas for Epoch a fair bit more recently. The main of those has been from which direction I should be approaching the composition of the world; which periods of time act as foundations and which are … Continue reading Epoch Dev Blog – #12: 20/07/2021 – Angles of Approach

Epoch Dev Blog – #9: 01/03/2021 – Steam-Cyber-Retro Future Fantasy

Hello! Epoch is taking a really fun turn in its overall thematic elements and technological aesthetic. The title of this entry kind of gives away that I'm reluctant to name it any one of those broad terms, primarily because it's still got such strong magical and traditionally fantastical aspects to it that I don't think … Continue reading Epoch Dev Blog – #9: 01/03/2021 – Steam-Cyber-Retro Future Fantasy