At the center of virtually any story-driven game is the main character. Through his prism of views, we observe game events, together we go through life's difficulties and truly rejoice at the victories achieved. The personality of the protagonist is extremely important to the plot of the game and how well the character is spelled out largely separates the quality script from the walk-through craft. It's hard to argue with the need to create memorable characters for story games, but how do developers manage to create protagonists who want to believe and sympathize with? We will talk about this in more detail.
To realize how much the final impression of the plot depends on the well-written protagonist, just try to imagine the same Max Payne without Max or The Witcher trilogy without Geralt. The main characters in games are no longer talking dummies, they are symbols of the game. Real stars of the gaming industry, gathering around themselves a circle of loyal fans who use their favorite characters as the main characters of fanfiction, paintings and even musical compositions. As an example, we can recall the immortal hit "Gordon Freeman Saved My Life!"
In today's video, Alice will not deal with the visual elaboration of the characters, but only their characters and personal qualities that make the main characters alive. Creating memorable and simply cool main characters is painstaking script work on the part of the developers. We can say that in some way magic, like the one with which Pope Carlo carved a living boy from a log and endowed him with the qualities of a real person.
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The Topic of Article: How game developers create cool protagonists. Or why we like Geralt and Kratos.