Tag Archives: reveals

Questions 512: The Not-So-Infodumpy Infodump

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Allyson asks: How do you reveal important information without it feeling like an “infodump”?

Resources Mentioned:
Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien
The Green Hills of Earth by Robert A Heinlein
Guy de Maupassant, The Complete Works of
Edgar Allan Poe, The Works of
The Philip K. Dick Collection
Nightfall by Isaac Asimov
Dune by Frank Herbert

Questions 232: Mid-Point Reveals

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Caine asks:
“In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the mid-point reveal works really well. Is this just a stroke of luck, or a deliberate choice? Can one use the mid-point reveal strategically?”

Resources mentioned:

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (BluRay Collection)   (DVD)

Jewel of the Nile