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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

  2. I'm from Secret Lab!

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  4. Current writing tools Usually game specific Frequently visual

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  7. Current writing tools could be better

  8. Yarn Spinner!

  9. Yarn Spinner • An interpreter for the Yarn dialogue language

    • Open source • p great imo
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  11. 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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  14. It's Better • No importing, no laborious visual construction •

    Extremely rapid editing
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  17. More Info • lab.to/yarnspinner • @desplesda • @thesecretlab