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Posted By: John KThe structure looks to me like it would be a bit like writing a pre-written RPG scenario, you can interact with the world generally but a preset plot happens when a certain condition arises.
Posted By: John KThe thing is, you need extra something to turn it from a simulation into a thematic story. You may be able to get it from carefully choosing actions and motivations, but I think it'll need a little something more than that, like the overarching AI I mentioned in my first post to manage exploration of the theme and story arcs. If Storytron has it, it has been kept secret so far (it's all suposed to be a bit secrative so no reason why not).
Posted By: Mike HolmesThe same people who often shout at the screen pointlessly to try to get the characters to do what they think is right.
Posted By: Mike HolmesHe thinks it'll reach the hoi-polloi, and since they're much more likely to watch a soap than read a book, I think he's right on track.
Posted By: lachekto call Storytron a failure because a tech demo wasn't bug-free and a revolution in superfun when the engine was in beta is... ???