31 – Action Scenes

Daystar and Alexander discuss action scenes and how to ensure they’re engaging and meaningful.

Co-hosted by Alexander Wales

With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected


RDJ Sherlock Holmes

Halo: The Fall of Reach by Eric Nylund

Monster Hunters International by Larry Correia

Kung Fu High School by Ryan Gattis

Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan

Time Stamps

1:23 Action Scenes in Different Mediums

5:38 What Makes a Good Action Scene

11:22 Avoiding Repetition

17:01 Rational Action Scenes

20:07 Pacing and Flow


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