I was having a conversation with a broadcaster in a shooter game and the discussion came to the balance between describing things in detail vs laying back and letting things play out. Granted, shooters games are different than RTS, which are different than sports, but the attitudes and progression of broadcasters in their approach are similar.
If you would be so kind, can you share some words about where you stand, where you would like to be, and what your philosophy is about this? Have you had discussions with peers on this subject?
While this post is hoping to get insight from the practitioners, I would be happy to hear some thoughts on how we the fans feel about it too. Which broadcasters stand out for you, particularly during tense fights and end game? Which styles do you prefer?