Bread Fred Redemption.

How do you convey the fact that a scene is set in Paris? Easy: You put an Eiffel Tower in the background. But what if the players don’t notice it? What if it’s not enough? That’s where you have to get creative. Add a chap on a bicycle, wearing a striped shirt, perhaps. Maybe sprinkle in some croissants falling from the sky, which is what rain looks like in France.

Or, if you’re a developer working on the Bioshock Infinite “Burial At Sea” DLC, just add a little lad triumphantly holding a baguette high in the air, as he dances around a pole covered in Art Nouveau posters while Edith Piaf sings La Vie En Rose in the background. Subtlety be damned!

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