– Story is what players remember, at the end of a game, about what their characters did in a game.
– But what most players in most games remember is the story they wrote, not a story the designer wrote.
Quotes about stories
With the advent of computer games, story, and gameplay, two age-old enterprises with very different sets of rules, show a similar duality. Storytellers are now faced with a medium where they cannot be certain what path their story will take, just as the physicists found that they could no longer be certain what path their electrons would take. Both groups can now only speak in terms of probabilities.