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RPG Programming with XNA Game Studio 3.0 by Perry

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Chapter 10Quests

The backbone of any good fantasy or sci-fi story is the quest the main character undertakes. It may be the lone knight journeying through the countryside and defeating all enemies who stand in his way until he gets to the castle where the evil king/knight/wizard is holding the princess. Or it could be a cave where the dragon that has been ravaging the land is hiding. Whatever it is, you know that a huge battle is going to happen near the end of the story.

Along the way, the character could have interesting little side adventures, or subquests. They might not have any effect on the main quest or they could be vital to its success. Saving a small village from a pack of orcs is an example of a subquest that might not affect the ...

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