Scenario design out loud #1: analysing the needs

This is the first of what will be a substantial series of posts in which I walk through the creation of a complex branching scenario, from starting idea to finished Storyline module. I hope it will be useful and encouraging to anyone starting out with scenario-writing and take it a step beyond Designing Predicaments, which has one mini-scenario as its focus.

In terms of Working Out Loud I’m cheating a little as I’m not doing it ‘live’ but in retrospect, working through the decisions I made creating a scenario for a demonstration a year or so ago. But I should be able to remember what we did and why, and also be able to comment from the point of view of ‘If I’d known then what I know now.’  I’ll do this as a series of weekly episodes.

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