Episode 49! Let’s Do the Twist! (Spoiler Warnings!)

Spoiler warnings apply! Today on Storium Arc, it’s time to talk about twists – how do you introduce a twist in your tale, or in a character, in a way that adds to your story rather than detracting from it? What are some interesting types of twists used in fiction? And just what is the dark secret that Chris has held for all this time? All this and more in the latest episode of Storium Arc! 00:38 Intro 02:17 What is a Twist? 08:15 Types of Twist 01:07:25 Conceptualizing and Creating Twists 01:19:03 Making Twists Logical 01:27:24 Using Storium to Support Twists 01:45:32 Wrap-Up 01:46:45 Outro Links: Storium Games: Colder than the North: https://storium.com/game/colder-than-the-north Nokken...

New Worlds Report Episode 22: Brancliff Manor and Slayerville

Go where no one has gone before in this episode of New Worlds Report as we discuss Brancliff Manor and Slayerville! Links: https://storium.com/world/brancliff-manor https://storium.com/world/slayerville http://media.blubrry.com/storiumarc/p/storiumarc.com/wp-content/Manual_uploads/NWR22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

New Worlds Report Episode 21: Starship New Dawn and Blue Gene

Go where no one has gone before in this episode of New Worlds Report as we discuss Starship New Dawn and Blue Gene! Links: Starship New Dawn: https://storium.com/world/starship-new-dawn Blue Gene: https://storium.com/world/blue-gene http://media.blubrry.com/storiumarc/p/storiumarc.com/wp-content/Manual_uploads/NWR21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Episode 48! Arc on Arcs

In this episode of Storium Arc, we discuss arcs! The character kind of arc, not the Storium Arc kind of…you know what, you get it. 00:48 Intro 01:07 Extremely Outdated News 03:18 Designing a Character Arc 24:26 Techniques for Writing Arcs 01:17:09 Arcs Across Multiple Games 01:35:49 Wrap-Up 01:37:03 Outro Links: Storium Games: 157 – “The Cost of an Arm and a Leg”: https://storium.com/character/one-hundred-and-fifty-seven/in/the-cost-of-an-arm-and-a-leg Brennan Sheridan – “Sorrow’s Shores”: https://storium.com/character/brennan-sheridan/in/sorrows-shores Connie Rogers – “Stormfront”: https://storium.com/character/connie-sand-dog-rogers/in/storm-front Jackie Washington – “The Cost of an...

Episode 47! Describing Description

After a bit of a hiatus, we’re back! Today on Storium Arc, we’re talking descriptions – for characters, places, all sorts of things. How can you use description to bring your story to life, and how can you work it naturally into your tale? 00:31 Intro 01:00 News 10:40 Describing Characters 32:30 Adjusting Descriptions to Game Genre 44:08 Fitting Description into Your Story Naturally 01:13:21 Setting the Scene / Describing Environments 01:35:00 Wrap-Up 01:36:22 Outro Links: Storium Games: “Colder Than The North”: https://storium.com/game/colder-than-the-north “DAO Season 1”: https://storium.com/game/department-of-abnormal-occurrences “The Cost of an Arm and a...

New Worlds Report Episode 20: Heaven and Hell’s Harbor

It’s Dante Alighieri’s favorite episode! In this episode of New Worlds Report, we discuss Heaven and Hell’s Harbor! Links: Heaven: https://storium.com/world/heaven Hell’s Harbor: https://storium.com/world/hells-harbor http://media.blubrry.com/storiumarc/p/storiumarc.com/wp-content/Manual_uploads/NWR20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...