Environmental Storytelling Continued

Rowan Ryder

At GDC in 2010, Matthias Worch and Harvey Smith gave a presentation titled “What Happened Here”, which was all about environmental storytelling. They used this image:


To demonstrate their example. Before I continue, here’s a link to the presentation transcript, which I absolutely recommend if you have even a passing interest in environmental storytelling: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012647/What-Happened-Here-Environmental

In the above example, the speakers had the crowd guess at what had happened to these goldfish – why are they stuck to a window? Why are they in a house, but not in a bowl? Because this is a blog post and not a live demonstration it’s going to be hard to gauge your answers – try yelling them into your monitor or phone, and we’ll see how you do.

Before revealing an answer, the image was pulled back to reveal more information, though I can’t actually find a stealable picture to use, so you’ll have…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on March 31, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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