theCheeseGrater's avatar
Nick A.
51 Watchers16K Page Views206 Deviations
Artist // Hobbyist // Digital Art
  • Jan 5, 1989
  • Australia
  • Deviant for 12 years
  • He / Him
Badges
Super Llama: Llamas are awesome! (43)
My Bio
Hi there :)

Current Residence: Perth
Favourite genre of music: Dance, Rock, Electronic
Favourite style of art: The art of game making
Operating System: Windows
MP3 player of choice: Sony Walkman
Favourite cartoon character: Professor Farnsworth - Futurama
Personal Quote: The other end of the universe is the same distance from me in all directions.

Favourite Visual Artist
loish
Favourite Movies
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
The Killers, Daft Punk
Favourite Writers
Terry Pratchett
Favourite Games
Halo: Combat Evolved
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
Flash, Photoshop, SAI
Other Interests
Game Design, Programming, Graphic Arts

The Science of Narrative: Thoughts in Progress

The Science of Narrative: Thoughts in Progress

 Re-posted from my blog here: theHappyCheese.blogspot.com Just to get a few thoughts in my head lined up, this is a summary of what I have learned about writing stories for games. (Keep in mind I'm interested in narrative driven games that also have a great game-play backing) Its a fascinating challenge. Stories in games are great. But a story takes away the control from the player. If I write a story for my game, that's it! No matter what you do "this story" is how it will turn out. This is not acceptable, games are interactive and so should their story be. I've been reading a book that sets out the problem: Its like the age old philosoph

This year

This year

Time for some late new years resolutions (Holy crap how did it get to be February already?) This year i shall post more awesome stuff here and scrap the recent rubbish that i have posted. I shall also organize and decorate my gallery properly. I have some rather neat ideas for games, and i shall scan an post more of my doodles. oh and a nice journal skin....

Requests?

Requests?

I'm taking requests... just to see what people will ask for if they do :D

Comments 293

Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Log In
0--moo--0 General Artist
Hope you have a happy birthday :) 
caroll-inHobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! <3
johngiannis27Professional Interface Designer
thanks for the watch my friend!!! :)

here is my facebook page : [link] :)
caroll-inHobbyist General Artist
I wish you all the best for your birthday, Nick! Have the most awesome day ever! :la:
theCheeseGraterHobbyist Digital Artist
Aww thankyou :)

oh man... i can still find your last birthday wishes on my front page.... its sad how little i have managed to do on DA this year :/
caroll-inHobbyist General Artist
Well, then let me wish you to have tons of awesome projects on dA this year! :hug: