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

Early Epoch – #7: 10/01/2021 – Older Stuff is Sometimes Still Good!

Hello! Happy New Year! What a wonderful start to the year we've had, huh? I wonder if I might need to kill my darlings - or the one darling currently embodying Epoch. The Archivist is a character I absolutely want to include, but unsurprisingly, having a character that supposedly takes notes on everything means the … Continue reading Early Epoch – #7: 10/01/2021 – Older Stuff is Sometimes Still Good!