Quotes and Testimonials

The illustrations and writing are spot on. Your kids will love it!” 5 stars
– Elliott Hedman, reviewing The Quinton Quads and the Mystery of Malprentice Manor

“It was fantastic for me to work with such an experienced writer who both writes well and knows what they want.”
– Delyth Thomas, TV and film director

“From Nico’s French accent to George’s believable “Yankee Lawyer” silliness, it is a pleasure to listen to the game.”
– IGN.COM, 8.4/10 (Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon)

“…you’ll enjoy two of Broken Sword’s [The Sleeping Dragon] biggest strengths: sharp writing and a cast of memorable characters.  The story is filled with funny, dramatic, and even touching moments.”
– MSN’s Must Have Games

“Captain Morgane appears to be much more visually fabulous and have a sharper wit than Guybrush Threepwood.”
– Gelugon_baat commenting on Gamespot.com

“what really sets it apart is its well-crafted story, which would be right at home in any crime show. …the dialog is not only smart, but sounds like things people would actually say.”
– Vanessa Carter, gamezebo.com On Special Enquiry Detail:The Hand that Feeds

“Captain Morgane and the Golden Turtle is a beautiful looking game with an adventurous story about growing up and dealing with grief”
– Astrid Beulink, Adventure Gamers

“Working with Steve Ince has been very inspiring. His considerable experience in game design greatly contributes to his writing skills”
– Playlogic Game Factory

“Rhianna Ford & The Da Vinci Letter is a fun wild ride through a captivating story that grabs hold and doesn’t let go until you reach the resolution.”
– Grinnyp, Jayisgames.com

“It’s always a great pleasure working with Steve and his scripts.  Steve is a true craftsman and master of story and character.  His dialogue writing is world-class and a delight to cast and record.  He deserves every plaudit.  He is a consummate professional and I recommend him most highly.”
– Mark Estdale, OMUK

“what’s best about the game [Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill] is its team of co-heroes, Lamonte and Turino.  Both of them offer amusing observational comments when investigating crime scenes, and the banter between the two is often a hoot. In fact, the story as a whole (thanks to writer/designer Steve Ince) is pretty entertaining–certainly better than many a prime-time crime drama.”
– Neilie Johnson, Examiner.com

“You have a gift for not only writing, but doing so in an enlightening and accessible way.”
– Laura MacDonald

“Steve Ince … one of the most constructive, positive professionals I’ve ever talked to.”
– Juan P. Ordonez

“our heartfelt thanks for a job well done and for unprecedented commitment to a project we hold dear” (The Witcher 2)
– CD Projekt RED & The Locoteam

” ‘Writing For Video Games’ is undoubtedly a must-read for people working in, or hoping to work in, the video games industry regardless of their role.”
– Owain Paciuszko, WhatCulture!

“Mr Smoozles Goes Nutso is a pleasure to experience”
– Marty Mulrooney, Alternative Magazine Online

“…you’ll enjoy two of Broken Sword’s [The Sleeping Dragon] biggest strengths: sharp writing and a cast of memorable characters.  The story is filled with funny, dramatic, and even touching moments.”
– MSN’s Must Have Games

“A game writer’s challenge is to make stories and characters work in a player-controlled context, to translate and transform the foundations of narrative structure into believable game worlds, to balance narrative requirements against player freedom, and ultimately to create an entertaining, meaningful playing experience.
“Steve Ince is one of the industry’s most experienced interactive writers. His book will be a very welcome, long overdue and up-to-date guide for aspiring interactive writers, as well as writing professionals from neighboring fields.”
– Martin Ganteföhr, writer and designer of the award-winning, The Moment of Silence