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A Human Prisoner in the Dragon Kingdom
(08-22-2022, 06:59 AM)Drashner1 Wrote:
(08-22-2022, 05:49 AM)Arrittrobi Wrote: When writing something mature, it's best to note that over the top profanity, violence, sex, and drugs don't equal mature. What would equal mature is having taboo subject matters be tackled within the context of the setting in a nuisance manner while knowing your audience. After all, don't want your story to end up like the later Games of Throne with characters being constantly killed off, sex distracting the audience, and dialogue being written in an immature manner.

Who decides what is or is not 'over the top' and why should their criteria be used vs someone else's?

When I mean "over the top," I just mean excessive. So, like, if they're there for the sake of making the story "mature" and there to shock the audience, then it will come across as juvenile and the very opposite of dark and mature. The 2018 horror video game Agony and other works like it suffer from that kind of issue a lot.

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RE: A Human Prisoner in the Dragon Kingdom - by Arrittrobi - 08-22-2022, 07:34 AM

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