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Wizards and Warriors: Massively Multiplayer Online Game Creation by Jason Darby

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Chapter 3. Cultivating Your MMO Ideas

This chapter explores how you can come up with ideas for your MMO games. Covered here is how to generate a list of different game ideas, how to pick the best one to start development, how to create a back-story, characters, quests, and overall game play mechanics.

Note

Some of the ideas listed in this chapter can be done through options in the Realm Crafter software, whereas others may have to be done using Realm Crafter’s own scripting language. Many of these ideas are found in commercial MMOs.

Getting an Idea

Before you begin making any games, you need to have a good idea about what you want to make. It doesn’t matter if you are making a game for fun, a semi-professional, or a full commercial game, all game ...

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