I built this branching scenario prototype in Twine, a free, open source tool for creating nonlinear stories.
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After writing the ideal path for a branching scenario, write the mistakes and consequences. These create the alternate paths in the scenario.
When writing branching scenarios, it’s easiest to draft the ideal path from start to finish first, before writing mistakes and consequences.
I’m speaking at DevLearn 2020 on Streamlining Branching Scenario Planning and Design, as well as hosting an After Hours Buzz conversation.
This is my process for planning before writing a branching scenario, including creating a summary, outline, and list of mistakes.
In branching scenarios, use a combination of immediate and delayed consequences and feedback, depending on the learners and goals.
Once you have decided on a branching scenario approach, how do you get started? This is my process for working with SMEs to prepare.