We keep getting asked how someone can start writing for games. In fact, we’re asked so often, that Ian wrote a blog post on it so he can just point people at that. You can find it over here.
The Develop award nominations are out! Great to see Splendy Games’ The Bunker doing so well – Best Writing, Best Performance, and the studio itself for two other awards. We co-wrote the game with Splendy, Steve Ince and Kevin Beimers, so obviously the writing award is the important one from our point of view – it’s up against some amazing games.
See the full list of finalists here.
We’re at the Nordic Games Conference in Malmö in May this year. Drop us a line if you’d like to chat about your game’s story, or just to talk – we’d love to help out.
Giles is giving a talk at the Arcade Vaults event Player Nation on 22nd April. More info on it here – it sounds like a great event, so get out there for a day of gaming!
We were very pleased to take part in the juries for Narrative and Ones To Watch. Well done to all the nominees!
Read the full list of winners & nominees here.
We’re teaming up with BAFTA Cymru and RPG: Relating Philosophy and Gaming to bring you an event in Cineworld in Cardiff, where we’ll talk about using interactive storytelling methods to evoke horror and other emotions in your audience, and then have a fireside chat – led by a philosopher – exploring the subject in more depth.
We’re taking over one of the screens in Cineworld Cardiff on April 24th at 7pm.
You’re welcome to come along! More info and booking here – and if you’re quick enough off the mark you can use the code ‘cymruguest’ to get a free ticket.