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Thanks for checking it out! It was a little more work than I anticipated yeah, haha. I think an approximate metric is that 1 minute of video takes about 1 hour of work.

My process was to first write the script, record the narration of it, then record a whole bunch of gameplay footage and finally pick & choose appropriate scenes for the whole thing.

I’m not a video editor by any means and I don’t know how any of the professional tools work. Instead I used a Mac app called “ScreenFlow”, mostly because I already had it installed, as I occasionally use it for recording my desktop.

It offers a simple built-in editor which allowed me to put everything in order, so that’s what I used. This is what it looks like with the project loaded: