7 questions to help you create a workable story.The best way to start planning your escape game is to create a game story. We’ve gathered 7 questions to help you create a workable story and game structure.
The mission of the story gives the game purpose and direction. What are players looking for / revealing / collecting / hindering / rescuing? A simple story and a clear goal keep players interested. The puzzles and tasks in the game provide information and means to complete the mission.
Escape-props. Which objects could be part of the theme of your story? For example, if the game is in a stable, a space station, a pharaoh's grave, a top chef's kitchen, or at Hogwarts, it calls for certain items. These items are good to list, as you can use them to build excellent puzzles and tasks that are seamlessly related to the story.