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  • 1. ◦ Designer by Day and Writer by Night◦ vgiannoutsos@gmail.com
  • 2.  Setting Character Conflict Plot Action (rising/falling) Climax Resolution Conclusion
  • 3. The Big 5 Qs of Mystery The driving force of Mystery and Suspense
  • 4. ◦ Who?◦ What?◦ Where?◦ When?◦ Why?
  • 5.  Creator of Sherlock Holmes Over 56 stories Crime Fiction England
  • 6.  Most Known for Noir classics, “High Sierra”, “Little Caesar” and “Scarface” 37+ stories 35+ films Most recurring theme was Redemption The appearance of the “Femme Fatale”
  • 7.  Master of Suspense “Birds”, “NXNW”, “Rear Window” and “Psycho” Creator of the terms: twist endings, MacGuffin and crime psychological
  • 8. From serious to funny…
  • 9.  Over 100 different animation cartoons, half of which were Mystery themed. Scooby Doo Mystery was not just about serious gangsters anymore Supernatural elements, heroic characters and spy elements
  • 10.  Detective Comics, first appearance of Mystery and Hero theme Gritty realism, gangs, drugs blackmail
  • 11.  Traditional Mysteries (Locked Room and Puzzle Mysteries) Legal Thriller Medical Thriller Cozy Mystery Police Procedural “hardboiled” –Private Eye
  • 12. How do we go about writing mysteries? Because you already know your purpose.
  • 13. To figure out the inbetween…Beginning Middle Ending
  • 14. How do we engage our players?Practically the same questionwe teachers have, how do weengage our students?Well any answer from a producerwill be sure to tell you to makesequels or introduce somethingnew to the mix.
  • 15. Why should you care? What does Mystery have to do with it?
  • 16. How does this translate to Games?
  • 17. Mystery is a tool! What are you solving? What is the purpose? How do we come to a conclusion?
  • 18. World of Warcraft Fables
  • 19. Aspect Ratio Test(Should appear circular) Any Questions?
  • 20. ◦ Designer by Day and Writer by Night◦ vgiannoutsos@gmail.com