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Delilah Rehm 02-13-2008 09:09 AM

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Originally Posted by Sammas (Post 2757)
Definitely one of the best things about this game was the journals. There was some really good storytelling in there, my current favourite being the imps 'little sister' story. I hadn't collected all the books, but this thread made me realise I could just go and find the rest of the stories in the game files.

Great stuff - a short epilogue after beating Draaien would have been nice btw.

I LOVE "Little Sister"! I took this to a workshop at a con, and the professional writer didn't telll me much in the way of changes (meaning it was well written), but he did say he'd thought I'd have a hard time selling it because it's a first contact (usually science fiction) in a fantasy setting. Of course, I wrote it for Depths of Peril, so I wasn't worried about selling it. :)

Delilah Rehm 02-13-2008 09:11 AM

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Originally Posted by Delve (Post 2763)
Can you fourth a motion? I think this one's had it's second and third.

There's some good writing floating around in the background, it'd be great to have it all conveniently collected into a novel form. Or perhaps a series of graphic novels.

Thank you! Glad you liked them.

I think the stories are about 65,000 words total, and fantasy books generally run 100,000 words. It would be a very small book! I'd love for this stuff to be in a book someday, but I think I'll need to write more first. :)

ShaggyMoose 02-14-2008 10:18 AM

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Originally Posted by Shadow (Post 13)
We are still figuring out how to do this well but at the minimum we will include all of the doc files in the final game so that they can printed easily. Well unless we find a better way to do it.

I'm not sure if you eventually did this, but having the books in order and in HTML format outside the game would be fantastic.

Shadow 02-14-2008 11:33 AM

Most of the stories are posted and organized on our main website on the story page.

tuberski 02-25-2008 04:18 PM

That is very handy to have, Shadow, I also prefer to print out books like these.


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