Script writing is the main part of any Episode Interactive story. It influences how the characters can act, talk, and generally how the story moves. It has simple commands which you must type into your script in order for characters to do certain dialogue and actions in your story. There is a script-writing tutorial on the Writer's Portal online and an in-game guide.
This is a basic example script of a dialog/conversation between two characters and a scene change:
MOM (talk_happy_smile) What's wrong sweetie? SALLIE (talk_handsonhips) Nothing, I just wanted to introduce you to my friend! MOM (talk_forward) How nice to meet you! SALLIE (talk_forward) This is my mom. She is very headstrong. She believes in female empowerment and women doing things for themselves. MOM (talk_neutral) Well, darling, I have to go to work. MOM (talk_forward) Nice to meet you!
The characters in a story can perform basic animations to make the story visually interesting and this helps the characters look and act more realistic.
In order to make a character do a short animation while delivering a line, the script you would write in would be like: