Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

Every little milestone counts...

Tabula Rasa III has for years now been mostly a pile of random files -- sort of vaguely organized, but hard to make one's way around in. I've finally finished transcribing and organizing all of that into the Wiki dedicated to the game. ProWiki does seem to be paying off: the ability to build queries into pages makes it *much* easier to keep track of what's going on, and keep the whole thing reasonably consistent.

So, taking stock. After doing all the transcription (and lots of enhancement along the way), I now have about 20 significant factions, 34 significant plots and 104 character archetypes. That's not as many as it sounds like, and it's not enough yet -- a character archetype is just an aspect of a character, and I usually need several to make a really well-rounded one. (And this game is both large and complex.) But it's not a bad start, and there are several actual characters on top of that.

So I'm definitely making progress. Now comes the hard part: finishing the job of fleshing this whole thing out...

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