Last night I was reading an article about the new game, Far Cry 3, in the new Gameinformer magazine and came across a great quote from game producer Dan Hay.
“What I like about Far Cry is that it’s a moment in time. You take a regular character and you put them into a situation that is abnormal and you tell that slice of their life.”
Sounds like great writing advice to me.
It reminds me of a line I heard from the legendary special effects guy, Tom Savini, once. He said some to the effect of:
I like to pick one guy and follow the evolution of his heart attack.