Episode 523 – pacing information

* (0:54) All that matters is the d-o-g.

* (3:18) Answering part of Dustin’s question, and why it’s not getting a full answer just yet.

* (5:13) Illustrations from No Man’s Sky, Baldur’s Gate, Mass Effect, and Freelancer.

* (13:24) Slowing things down in the game versus the meta-game.

* (19:04) Getting what you’ve earned.

* (25:16) The slow flow of information in other forms of storytelling.

* (32:54) Communicating a plausible, in-story reason for withholding information.

* (39:54) Players that are desperate for information or overstuffed with it.

* (44:56) NPCs in a guiding role. Extending theĀ Three Clue Rule.

* (54:40) Gating discoveries.

Hosts: Chad, Dale, Dan

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