very general but fondamental question about how manage and schematize a game

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very general but fondamental question about how manage and schematize a game

#1 Post by deltadidirac » Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:19 pm

Hi all

I know that everyone have his mind and his mental organizazion and visualization about anything; but I would anyway ask to the programmers that doing this for work or from years... (I'm talking about build and programming a renpy game).

Is there a general "way" or "style" on how manage and schematize the game in his story and his paths that depends on how the values of the variables will change?

Personally, I built several xls sheets (almost 20-30) and everyone have datas, schemes, or others informations that could be linked or not; but in all this I don't follow a real logic or scheme, simply I created this sheets for my personal use and memory, so very randomly...

On contrary, is there any general styl I can follow to create these sheets in a much ordinated and useful way?

sorry for my english and
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Re: very general but fondamental question about how manage and schematize a game

#2 Post by GNVE » Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:41 pm

I'd like an answer to this one. I currently use flow charts (draw.io) and mindmaps to organize my story lines, game components and projects in general. But nothing has felt like it is quite what I needed.

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Re: very general but fondamental question about how manage and schematize a game

#3 Post by deltadidirac » Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:16 pm

GNVE wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:41 pm
I'd like an answer to this one. I currently use flow charts (draw.io) and mindmaps to organize my story lines, game components and projects in general. But nothing has felt like it is quite what I needed.
As I told, probably everyone use his personal system, but I'm sure that a general procedure exist, or it could be create...

anyway thanks to to given a little push on this question

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Re: very general but fondamental question about how manage and schematize a game

#4 Post by Katy133 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:35 pm

You can use a story grid to help plot out and organise you VN. I gave a talk about this during 2019's Visual Novel Conference.

Here is a recording that was kept of the live talk:

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Re: very general but fondamental question about how manage and schematize a game

#5 Post by deltadidirac » Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:39 am

Katy133 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:35 pm
You can use a story grid to help plot out and organise you VN. I gave a talk about this during 2019's Visual Novel Conference.

Here is a recording that was kept of the live talk:

Hi , I'm already using a simular system, but it was iteresting watch the video, it given me some more ideas.

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