Tales from Trinity City Lore Book – Beta Version Release

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https://youtu.be/T5Dr52c7wpE Every journey of a 1000 miles starts with a single step. In September of 2019, I started the Tales from Trinity City RPG project. Armed with an iPad and dream, I worked diligently to create every aspect of a unique RPG. After I edited the lore book several times, I am confident it is … Continue reading Tales from Trinity City Lore Book – Beta Version Release

Amazing Gaming Productions mission statement

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https://youtu.be/3dERG_TSf4I Every writer is on the Heroes journey. Writers adventure into the unknown, with one foot on tradition and the other on our unfettered truths. In our current climate, remembering the great stories of the past is essential. Yes, we can add new stories, but we have to recognize great storytelling. So many enemies of … Continue reading Amazing Gaming Productions mission statement

Amazing Gaming Productions, Spring Quarter 2020

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I'm starting to implement well-needed changes to my Author Platform this week. When I first envisioned my goal for telling stories, I was going to be a video game developer. So I created my video channel to teach game development - as many aspects as I could handle. But as time went on, I realized … Continue reading Amazing Gaming Productions, Spring Quarter 2020

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About Me

I am Mark Schuenemann, and I'm an aspiring author, TableTop RPG developer and a lifelong student. My background started in the early 2000s when I took Journalism and E-Journalism and later to learn animation. My fascination with storytelling started when I was 6 years old. I walked into my classroom and there were short stories … Continue reading About Me

World Building 101 – Lesson 5 – Fauna

Greetings! I’m Mark from Amazing Gaming Productions. I am the creator of Tales from Trinity City. You can download the beta version of the lore book here. Today’s blog is about animals, another important part of world building. Unless you are dealing with contemporary Earth, thinking about animal life is important. Different environmental pressures changes … Continue reading World Building 101 – Lesson 5 – Fauna

World Building 101 – Lesson 3 – Atmosphere and Weather Cycles

Hello World! This is Mark from Amazing Gaming Productions. I’m the creator of Tales from Trinity City, a dark sci-fi Tabletop RPG. You can download the lore book here. Today’s blog is all about atmosphere and weather and how they can change your stories. Breathing is an important of biology, so the atmosphere of your … Continue reading World Building 101 – Lesson 3 – Atmosphere and Weather Cycles

World Building 101 – Lesson 2 – Geology/Geography

Welcome to Amazing Gaming Productions, my name is Mark. I’m the creator of Tales from Trinity City, a dark sci-fi tabletop RPG. You can download the beta version of the lore book free off my website. Today’s blog is about what affects geography and geology can have on our stories and worlds. Environmental crises is … Continue reading World Building 101 – Lesson 2 – Geology/Geography

World Building 101 – Lesson 1 – Solar/Lunar Cycles

Good morning, afternoon or evening from my neck of the woods to yours. It’s Mark from Amazing Gaming Productions. I’m the creator of Tales from Trinity City, the beta version of the lore book is right here. Today, I’m super excited to start a new series on world building. For speculative fiction writers, both fantasy … Continue reading World Building 101 – Lesson 1 – Solar/Lunar Cycles

Negative Character Arcs 3 — The Power of the Reapers

Hello World! Today’s blog is my final lesson on storytelling, looking at the story arc of Mass Effect. This 10-part series has been great. I have relived many of the great moments of stories that I love, to show how to create great stories. Disclaimer: This blog discusses deep Mass Effect Lore (even if I … Continue reading Negative Character Arcs 3 — The Power of the Reapers

Negative Character Arcs 2 – Shepard’s fall from grace.

Hi, it's Mark from Amazing Gaming Productions. Today, we are continuing our examination of Negative Character Arcs with Mass Effect. We're going to look at Shepard’s character arc, to examine where they went wrong. Disclaimer: This blog details the story of the Mass Effect Trilogy, if you haven't played the game, play it first and … Continue reading Negative Character Arcs 2 – Shepard’s fall from grace.

Negative Character Arc 1 – The Themes of Mass Effect

Welcome to Amazing Gaming Productions. Today, we are going to start to look at Negative Change Arcs (NCAs). I will be using the pure renegade play through for Mass Effect trilogy to show how Shepard's attitude embodies a negative change arc. Disclaimer: I will be going to discuss the story of the Mass Effect Trilogy, … Continue reading Negative Character Arc 1 – The Themes of Mass Effect