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Heroic Relationships

Provided your story’s protagonist is also the hero, the only screentime your villain will score is time that is crucial for your hero’s story, whether it’s an interaction with the hero, a Meanwhile…, news of the villain, or something else … Continue reading

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HDHTS: Winner, Winner!

Hello, minions! In case you missed it, this is part three of Henchmen Don’t Have To Suck and if you’re getting tired of it, shame on you, but good news: this is the last post. In the previous post, I … Continue reading

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HDHTS: Objective Get!

Hello, minions! Henchmen Don’t Have To Suck is actually a presentation I gave at LTUE (LTUE.net!) in 2014 and it’s a little long to put in one post. You didn’t think that the pay raise was my only advice, did … Continue reading

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We Have Found the Villain, and It Is the Hero

You know what makes me laugh an evil laugh as I watch the world below from my magical all-viewing evil portal? When the heroes do my work for me. I’m not just talking about when the hero makes a mistake, … Continue reading

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The Recurring Villain: Types

Because this is such a broad topic, I’m certain that this discussion on the recurring villain is something to which we’ll…keep coming back. Just like the villain himself. I personally always favored the Overlord type villain over a recurring villain, … Continue reading

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The Five Main Points of Villainy: Antagonists

Hello, readers! In case you missed it, this is one in five posts – number four, to be exact. If you missed the previous posts, Motive, Evil Deeds, and Independence, it’s best if you go back and read them first, … Continue reading

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