Articles

Articles are relatively short texts written by members to help other members learn how this site works. Below you'll find all articles on the site in no particular order. If you'd like to help out and write an article, just follow this link.

Advanced Editor


[Expert]

How to Create a Codex

 by Killa_Robot

[Expert]

How to Create a Great Title Page

 by Zikara

[Expert]

How to Create a Journal in Your Game

 by Havacoman

[Intermediate]

How to Create a Leveling System

 by jamescoker1226

[Expert]

How to Create a Name in Your Game

 by zachJohnson

[Intermediate]

How to Create a Quiz with the Advanced Editor.

 by JJJ-thebanisher

[Beginner]

How to use Items

 by solostrike

[Intermediate]

How to use Link and Variable Restrictions

 by fergie14233

[Expert]

How to use On-Page Variable Tricks

 by BerkaZerka

[Intermediate]

How to use Random Variables

 by solostrike

[Intermediate]

How to use the Advanced Editor

 by JJJ-thebanisher

[Beginner]

How to use Variables

 by solostrike

[Expert]

RPG101: Characters, Weapons and Combat Rounds

 by tsmpaul

Interviews


[Beginner]

Ian Livingstone Interview

 by Ethane_3

[Beginner]

Joe Dever Interview

 by Fleshnblood_78

Scripting


[Beginner]

Advanced Scripting

 by solostrike

[Beginner]

Intermediate Scripting

 by solostrike

[Beginner]

Random Encounters/Events: A Scripting Scenario

 by solostrike

[Beginner]

Script Code Reference

 by alexp

[Beginner]

Scripting: Items

 by October

[Beginner]

The Basics of Scripting

 by alexp

[Beginner]

Variable Item Scripting

 by Zikara

Storywriting


[Beginner]

10 ways to making better games

 by fleshnblood_78

[Beginner]

8 Steps to Writing an Epic

 by JJJ-thebanisher

[Beginner]

A Primer on Co-Authoring

 by madglee

[Beginner]

Captain Kiel's Rules Of Writing

 by Kiel_Farren

[Beginner]

Chapters, Pages, and Links

 by solostrike

[Beginner]

Character Creation

 by fergie14233

[Beginner]

Common Grammar and Spelling Mistakes

 by DerpBacon

[Beginner]

Creating Storygames: Not A Walk In The Park

 by Negative

[Beginner]

Creation of good story plot

 by RobustSporadic

[Beginner]

Endmaster's Map to (Im)Mature Story Writing

 by EndMaster

[Beginner]

Kiel's Guide to The Creative Process

 by Kiel_Farren

[Beginner]

Overcoming Writer's Block

 by Fleshnblood_78

[Beginner]

Papa Spoye's tips on making a better conversation.

 by eshspoyeofdoom

[Beginner]

Plotting Multiple-Path Stories

 by Rommel

[Beginner]

Raven's Beginner Guide to Writing Styles

 by Raven47

[Beginner]

Storygame Creating 101

 by Fleshnblood_78

[Beginner]

Storywriting: How To Get Ideas

 by October

[Beginner]

Storywriting: Writing and Editing Tips

 by October

[Beginner]

The Importance of Perspective

 by TacocaT

[Beginner]

Writing About Dystopia

 by SkyTenshi

The Website


[Beginner]

Account, Profile, Settings

 by solostrike

[Beginner]

Common Buttons (Edited/modernized by JJJ)

 by Havacoman

[Beginner]

CYS Forum Advice and Etiquette

 by mizal

[Beginner]

Don't Be a Jerkface: How to Comment Well

 by GMB13carat

[Beginner]

Duels

 by Havacoman

[Beginner]

Feature Wishing Well

 by Sethaniel

[Beginner]

How to Make a Structured Forum Game

 by DerpBacon

[Beginner]

How to Obtain Your Own Trophy

 by Fleshnblood_78

[Beginner]

How to rate games

 by Fleshnblood_78

[Beginner]

How to succeed at RPS

 by Fleshnblood_78

[Beginner]

Important Info about Trolls.

 by ThisisBo

[Beginner]

Members to Seek Out

 by JJJ-thebanisher

[Beginner]

Minimum Site Standards for Storygames

 by JJJ-thebanisher

[Beginner]

New Members Please Read

 by breezy134

[Beginner]

Private Messages

 by Havacoman

[Beginner]

Rating Games And Leaving Comments

 by Havacoman

[Beginner]

RPS: What Wins

 by October

[Beginner]

Storygame Categories

 by Sethaniel

[Beginner]

The Ranking System

 by madglee

[Beginner]

Trophies

 by JJJ-thebanisher

[Beginner]

Understanding Maturity Levels

 by alexp

[Beginner]

Uploading Pictures

 by October

[Beginner]

What are EXP Points?

 by Fleshnblood_78

[Beginner]

What Exactly is a ChooseYourStory.Com Story?

 by JDog

[Beginner]

What Game Is Right For You?

 by Fleshnblood_78