Whenever a new medium appears, it is flooded with stories, which immediately take the shape best suited for that medium.
In this GDC 2013 session, Schell Games' Jesse Schell examines the history of how different mediums have shaped and re-shaped storytelling.
Schell culls out the the most useful patterns from storytelling, using them to look forward to the mediums coming next, and making bold predictions about the shape of stories to come.
It was informative talk that's still definitely worth watching, so developers shouldn't miss the opportunity to do so now that it's freely available on the official GDC YouTube channel!
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