Of all the tricks storytellers have up their sleeves, few are more important to fiction writing than generating ideas. Sure, we can always look to our lives, our environment, our friends or our experiences, but those can get stale after a while.
B.J. West knows this well. After a career which includes working with many of the Sims franchises, West is finally able to ship the idea he had long ago. Listen to the interview to discover what prompted him to create the decks, what he based them on and why he thinks you could use a set.
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