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Yarn Spinner - Write the Docs Portland 2016 Lightning Talk

Secret Lab
May 23, 2016
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Yarn Spinner - Write the Docs Portland 2016 Lightning Talk

Yarn Spinner is a tool for writing interactive dialog trees. This talk is a quick summary of what it is, and what it's good for!

Secret Lab

May 23, 2016
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  1. Yarn Spinner
    A language for writing dialogue trees

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  2. I'm from Secret Lab!

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  3. Current writing tools
    Usually game specific
    Frequently visual

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  4. Current writing tools could be better

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  5. Yarn Spinner!

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  6. Yarn Spinner
    • An interpreter for the Yarn dialogue
    language
    • Open source
    • p great imo

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  7. Writing Yarn
    • Yarn is based on Twine, a tool for
    writing interactive fiction
    • In Yarn, you write your dialogue and
    choices in a text file
    • This file is a script that's directly
    executed

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  8. It's Better
    • No importing, no laborious visual
    construction
    • Extremely rapid editing

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  9. More Info
    • lab.to/yarnspinner
    • @desplesda
    • @thesecretlab

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