Basics Of Storytelling.

We hereby invite you to get familiar with the basic principles of storytelling and playful design.

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Introduction To The Basics Of Storytelling

Prior Knowledge






Explore the exciting world of storytelling in our compact storytelling workshop! Our experts will guide you through the process of developing immersive stories for different game formats such as treasure hunts, quiz applications, escape games, onboarding games, scavenger hunts and simulation games. Enhance your understanding of the basic principles of storytelling and engage your target audience in an entertaining way.

In this workshop, you will experience a hands-on introduction to planning and implementing a variety of narrative structures, roles, and venues. Learn from valuable advice and proven methods around our didactic script. You can use this useful manual directly afterwards to create your own stories. Take this opportunity to expand your storytelling skills and exchange ideas with other creative minds.

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Our Training Topics


We teach you the basics of storytelling.


We introduce you to the topic of immersion.

Narrative Structures

We introduce you to different narrative structures.


We focus on the topic of roles (protagonist, antagonist).


We define different scenes and locations for game specific storytelling.


We teach you how to handle plots and build suspense.

On- and Offboarding

How do you manage onboarding and offboarding in the game?

Setting The Scene

We show you how to put yourself and your game in the spotlight?


We will provide you with templates and checklists for further work.

How To Get To The Storytelling Workshop


Find a suitable date in the following section of the page. If we do not currently have any dates announced or if you would like a completely individual training, please contact us using the contact form below.


You will immediately receive a confirmation and some information about the training. You do not need to prepare further for the appointment!


In addition to exciting input on the topics mentioned above and depending on the number of participants, there will also be room for exchange and questions!


You will receive our didactic script incl. guidelines & checklists as well as many templates for designing puzzles for your own game!

Available Dates & Registration

Register now for our next Storytelling Training! If there is currently no public date announced or an individual training is needed, then contact us below via our contact form!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our storytelling basics workshop is for everyone who wants to learn more about the above topics and ideally already has an idea for a game or product, but is unsure how to bring it to life. The use of our Serious Games Software is not necessary in this workshop.

Our workshop about the basics of storytelling is not free of charge. Please note the details of our announcement or ask for an individual date.

Our general workshops take place at regular intervals, so dates can be secured six months in advance. If there are no dates announced or if you cannot find a suitable date for you and your team, please feel free to contact us and we will try to take your needs into account when planning future workshops. Alternatively, we can also offer you individual site-specific workshops. Just contact us!
Cancellation of the registration is possible free of charge if the cancellation is made at least 3 weeks before the start of the workshop. Cancellation fees are waived if the cancellation is made up to 2 weeks before the event, provided that an alternative date is agreed. If no alternative date is agreed, cancellation fees of 25% of the agreed fee must be paid. In case of cancellation up to 1 week before the start of the seminar, cancellation fees in the amount of 25 % will be charged if an alternative date is agreed upon. If no alternative date is agreed upon, 50 % of the agreed fee will be due as cancellation fee. For cancellations that occur even later, a cancellation fee of 50% must be paid if an alternative date is agreed upon. Otherwise, the full fee for the cancelled seminar must be paid.

Prior knowledge about storytelling is not a requirement for participation in the workshop, but of course the more basic knowledge you already have, the more intensively the workshop leader can guide you through their topics.

In addition to this storytelling workshop we offer of course other and on request individual training opportunities. Just look further up on this page.

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