Quest Creation

This document describes the concepts of what makes up a quest in Andor’s Trail. It is aimed to be a tutorial for those that want to help create new quests in Andor’s Trail.

This area will help you learn to develop quests for Andor's Trail. Be sure that you have read the World & Lore sections to assist with tying your idea in with current storylines.

Please check the list of available NPC's before crossing your quest idea with another.

Overview

The mini-howto on making a quest for Andor’s Trail is something like this:

Define the structure

  1. Think up a general idea for what the quest should be about.

  2. Create a rough flowchart for the different choices and actions that the player may take.

  3. Write the quest log.

Create any new content

  1. Create NPCs using the content editor.

  2. Place NPCs on maps

  3. Create quest items and drop-lists using the content editor.

Dialogue

Write the dialogue for all involved NPCs.

Publish

The above steps will be described in detail on their respective pages.

The hardest part is by far to write the dialogue. Writing the dialogue is also the most interesting parts, since it allows you to customize the tone of the quest, and the characteristics of each involved NPC. It’s the story-telling part of the quest.